Aprilia Pegaso 600 — CycleChaos

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Aprilia Pegaso 125
Aprilia Pegaso 125

Aprilia Pegaso 600

FACT: IF AN Aprilia. it’s gorgeous — and probably daubed in the united of Benetton and Wolverhampton Wanderers. The is an Aprilia all right, but with a

It sits in Italy’s most styled line-up unembellished by paint and gaudy graphics; it is restrained and subdued selling with no more than gorgeousness. One look tells you in a very different market to the says Steve Reynolds of Moto UK. The Pegaso is aimed at who’ve been through a few

Free from having to color crazed teenagers, a metallic raspberry finish is only by distinctly undaring of silver on the bars, steel frame, placcy bash and filler cap. Admittedly the Aprilia appears at least 15 on the Pegaso’s saucy bodywork and the Mythos’ bit across the dummy cum frame-mounted fairing goes to that people will Otherwise Italy’s challenge to nominator is acutely elegant in all the places, businesslike where it

It debuted at the NEC show with a single headlight inserted for twin beams (Italy has had for 18 months) and a non-homologated plastic tank which is earmarked for on the first batch of 40 bikes to be It was permanently obscured by smitten fuelling Aprilia Moto mushrooming confidence in the bike.

All restrained class surrounds a four-valve, air-cooled Rotax Austrian by birth, it’s a rough diamond; several bangs and tingles less than the Japanese middleweight but equally quick (ic good tor in the thumper-puncher tradition.

The factory an unexciting 361b.It ot max’ but a very competitive 46bhp at one blip more than the the same as Suzuki’s DR650 and a whisker off Kawasaki ‘s and ‘s liquid-cooled singles. away over 80cc to lot, the Pegaso’s quota of may fill short of the class but it fights back into by redlining late (7500rpm) and light (148kg compared to the 170).

Although the engine runs a dry its deeply finned barrel and fairly pack out their space in the frame, dominating the of the Pegaso, flying in the face of its design. It’s harsh — a compression ratio ot 9.4:1 to the nominator’s 8.3:1) and revving like it could slot into a Sound of Singles Its camshaft is belt driven free until replaced at a large oil-cooler sits the fairing’s right hand waiting for revs.

This nature has to be put into context relative to virtually everything on the street, the Pegaso is just big softie. Below 3000rpm its is typically snatchy and confused smooth and grunty as the beautiful heads towards 4000rpm. is where clutchless wheelies are where the 34mm DeH’Orto itself out, where the balances the vibes perfectly everything about the Pegaso soft and lazy.

It chuffs around town in a of cotton wool and sweet

As the pace picks up, so do bar and peg borne Our Pegaso was 60km new and well to boot but with each meter loosening and smoothing its the vibes moved further up the rev until they only intrusive at 6000rpm plus, the antiglare mirrors which had just wobbled about. meanwhile, had climbed straight and tar more appetizingly than the faster but slightly flaccid twin.

As a pure road (and the Pcgaso is even dirt orientated than the it is just quick enough for bar madness. It’s easy to for more but more entails weight, another cylinder, a desert tank, sledgehammer and suddenly its appeal is gone. The though, needs sorting it can live happily with that sporty engine or LOOK!


all is well. The seat is deep, and comfortable. And high. One-foot-on-the-ground are tempered by an immediately apparent of bulk.

Steering lock is it only stalls occasionally and horrible kickstart lurking by the can be ignored: the battery being and the start button true.

Aprilia Pegaso 125
Aprilia Pegaso 125

It better. The pegs sit you toward and the the trailie equivalent of ace bars, are not higher than your which in turn squeeze the dummy tank. It feels mean, very racey and the deflects most of the airstream from your chest.

in 3000rpm, release the slightly clutch, go laugh at some decay and a few ZXR pilots. Eight of front and rear suspension-travel with very plush, forks and slightly firmer APS to make deep shag carpet out of the most catastrophic ot urban underspending.

As the Rotax begins to chuff harder, the begins to puff. On slow there’s no problem: the raked and steering is chivvied along by wide bars and the Pegaso in, the steering movement damped and by knees. It squats down on its then bursts out in burps of shortshifts.

Faster stuff is lower on and reveals a trailie chassis hard to be a roadster but not quite it. The suspension simply fails to enough information — its inherent leaving me stone cold on wet especially as the front wheel like it wanted to tuck in on a of left banders. Pirelli have a sticky reputation, regardless of the famine of information I grip was probably available.

1 slowed down though.

suspension is what’s required. the front 39mm upside-downers more compression damping and springs is confirmed by excessive on the twin-pot Gremeca front The braking action is strong but 1 couldn’t exploit the slotted potential so great was the forks’ to even gentle braking.

For 90 per cent of the time, though, the remains boss. It is rare, 50 quid pricier than the and only when its pushed a true roadbike do its limitations and even those could be with some careful Italy is about to receive the 650 with Aprilia’s long five-valve, liquid-cooled single and suspension.

We won’t get a sniff ’93 at the earliest, but it’s prospect.

Aprilia Pegaso 125
Aprilia Pegaso 125
Aprilia Pegaso 125
Aprilia Pegaso 125
Aprilia Pegaso 125

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