Aprilia RSV4 Factory vs. The Diamondback — Road Tests: First Rides — Visordown

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Aprilia RSV4 Factory

Aprilia RSV4 Factory vs. The

The slithering black top I’m is more like Lombard in San Francisco or Col De Turini in the south of than an access road. grabbing a bit too much of the Aprilia’s brakes, the front started to and I thought about the possibility of a memorial and a chorus of violins, lays the body of another journalist who ran out of talent’.

Now heading a steep, rocky precipice at a pace, I dialed up the RSV4’s traction control, better as my right wrist. The Diamondback in the North Carolina mountains known as Narth Kackalacky) is not on the level as the legendary Tail Of The also located in “the However, it was a good alternative receiving reports that the had polluted the Dragon, with pork than a “dirty-south”

The Aprilia RSV4 Factory, is nothing more than a legal race bike, has an number of adjustments. The multitude of include; Öhlins Trinity Öhlins steering damper, adjustable TTX rear shocks, every angle of the chassis, the and position of the headstock, height of the pivot and even the engines Rather than tweak the that the RSV4 Factory with, it remained unchanged.

And this proved to be the right because the wet and messy conditions the trek tricky enough.

the Diamondback is no Tail Of The Dragon, but the 190 at 6,000 feet over a stretch of the Diamondback were to keep the Aprilia RSV4 on its toes.

As you can imagine, with 182 horsepower on acceleration was dumb foundinga appropriate description since I was the Under full acceleration at rpm the RSV4 Factory felt it wanted to pull away me. Like a mountain climber as a loaded spring between two I had to press down on the pegs and up against the grips.

Aprilia RSV4 Factory

The RSV4s ability to change direction was on Some journalist complained the high seat height, but at it was never an issue for me. Turn-ins as crispy as a golden piece of chicken fresh from the fryer.

Transition from top … to lean was snappy at times, but the was solid if throttle management was The route was never completely dry most of the black top being wet or covered by dirt, gravel or washed out by the rain. The combination of and bikes torque had me constantly the traction control unit, during the last down

There are plenty of “fast” bikes on the market. Some are from the factory and others are after being juiced-up a few modifications. These bikes are fast in a straight line and in the curves or fast in the curves but not fast in a straight line. The RSV4 Factory is fast and I do mean everywhere even wet roads. Twisting the RSV4 up to 100mph was a common occurrence.

In 100 mph was reached on every ride this test, some without effort. The RSV4 did better than expected, considering the conditions. But I can only how crazy, whacked out of this good the RSV4 Factory be under perfect conditions.

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