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As foreshadowed a couple of days ago, Aprilia has announced that Eugene Laverty will join their WSBK team to partner Max Biaggi for 2012. Quite where this leaves the fast-but-fragile Leon Camier is … [Read more...]

Ups and downs

A busy weekend in motorcycle racing although all of it off shore. In the Le Mans 24 hour race, Aussie rider, Damien Cudlin had to settle for 7th in the race after putting the bike on pole and leading … [Read more...]

Aprilia Tuono release

Last weekend the Piaggio Group finally released the much-anticipated RSV4-based Tuono. A naked bike with superbike performance, this iteration of the famous name look set to duplicate and even exceed … [Read more...]

Advertising war heats up

OK, so the Italians always do things a bit differently, but this Aprilia ad, with more than just a hint of a sideswipe at competitors, Ducati, shows that the gloves are off in Italy. And, on … [Read more...]

What’s that, Sir? Your RSV-4 looks just like your neighbour’s RSV-4?

For those for whom "exclusive" can never be exclusive enough (read "deep pockets") comes news this morning that Aprilia are marketing a full carbon-fibre body kit for the RSV-4. While apparently … [Read more...]