Aprilia SL 1000 Falco RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine

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Aprilia SL 1000 Falco

Aprilia SL 1000 Falco

Chris Myers • Christian Neuhauser

It’s a that all of us here at RoadRUNNER never happens. Any day now, our at Aprilia USA will be ringing us up, the dreaded call to let us know want their Falco It will be tough to part it, but we know that this bird of prey is destined to elsewhere.

The SL 1000 Falco has a favorite here for the past No matter what we’ve its way, the Falco has seen to it we arrive home smiling. town or around a couple of miles, the trusty Aprilia coming back for more.

The Falco is a sport-touring machine in the sense of the term. Surprising comfort is mixed with handling and a fire breather of an Optional soft luggage and the bag offered by Aprilia easily for several days on the road The may not be the most ideal mount for touring, but for an extended one-person through the mountains, you’d be to find a better ride.

If the trip to your favorite playground requires a stint on the slab, worry not. the designers have managed to a sport-inspired riding style punishes neither wrists nor The level of overall comfort by the Falco is really amazing.

is a bike that begs to be

Chassis and Brakes

Simply the brakes and chassis have flawlessly. The Brembo front feature 320mm discs four differential 34 and 30mm They offer both feel and brutal stopping when needed. When in conjunction with the 220mm rear, reeling the Falco in for the turn becomes a mere

Aprilia SL 1000 Falco

The brakes can be a little touchy, but you get the feel for them, you’ll appreciate all they have to

The chassis as well is a thing of It is difficult to imagine that could be a more stable out there. No matter what of road you’re on or the condition it may to be in, the Falco devours it with The 43mm Showa inverted is fully adjustable and offers a feel for the road. Let the front communicate with you through forks.

After a while, you’ll be able to tell what you can get with. The Sachs monoshock in the is adjustable for preload and rebound and does a fine job of keeping the end of the machine in line. But don’t a plush ride on the Falco, it is all, a sport-touring machine.

You will feel rough and those annoying highway but the feedback given in serious mode is well worth the

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For the article of the riding impression(s) and specifications, please purchase the 2005 back issue.

Aprilia SL 1000 Falco
Aprilia SL 1000 Falco
Aprilia SL 1000 Falco
Aprilia SL 1000 Falco
Aprilia SL 1000 Falco
Aprilia SL 1000 Falco
Aprilia SL 1000 Falco
Aprilia SL 1000 Falco

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