Aprilia Shiver 750 Doin’ Time — Motorcyclist Magazine

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Aprilia Shiver 750

Staffers’ Rides

Mods: exhaust, Hyperpro suspension

A adjustable Hyperpro shock, with the Dutch company’s wound fork springs, the Shiver a much firmer

A fully adjustable Hyperpro combined with the Dutch progressively wound f

Having from winter hibernation, the Shiver 750 has happily rolled on.

riding makes bare the sub-par low-speed fueling. Its sprung, harshly valved gasps at New York State’s potholed pavement. Thankfully, the smoothes out and runs strong the revs rise above rpm.

Track-day coaching with Cycle Experience (www.absolutecycle.com ) on of New Jersey Motorsports Park’s smooth road courses the suspension’s shortcomings.

In this we set out to improve the Aprilia’s suspenders, better bottom-end acceleration, a few more ponies and slice off the 473-lb. (wet) …

First up was a Hyperpro 467 series ($1009 from www.epmperformance.com ). boasts individual high- and compression-damping adjustability, in addition to damping and spring preload, all accessed on the Aprilia’s side-mounted Unfortunately, the shock’s piggyback negates use of the right-side passenger because its mounting bracket no fits. Up front, Hyperpro springs ($159) and oil were into the non-adjustable fork.

Not anticipating track-day antics, we had the set-up for the sporty side of Nonetheless, on this first both ends are too stiff and some refinement.

Hoping to a bit of power and possibly move the curves enough to mask the issues, we bolted on a set of Akrapovic ($1350) from the Aprilia catalog. This beautiful system, which is street-sensible its baffles installed, rid the Shiver of than 12 high-up pounds.

Peak horsepower and torque are both within one tick, but significantly, the aftermarket slip-ons up to 4 more ponies from to 6200 rpm, alleviating of the Shiver’s low-speed stumbles. 4 bhp are realized just before the redline in (intolerable) un-baffled but the stock muffler surpasses the cans from 6300 to rpm.

Round two of tuning is in the works, but long-term project is definitely on the track.

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