• 2021 Aprilia RSV4 1100 and RSV4 1100 Factory First Ride2021 Aprilia RSV4 1100 and RSV4 1100 Factory First Ride
    For 2021 Aprilia’s RSV4 Factory 1100 and standard RSV4 1100 get more displacement, upgraded electronics, and new aerodynamics. (Larry Chen/) Aprilia’s RSV4 superbike has enjoyed a decade of solid racing and sales success. Throughout this time the Noale, Italy-based manufacturer has offered a price-competitive base model alongside the up-spec version. The premium RSV4 Factory and RF models have traditionally been equipped with race-grade Öhlins suspension, lighter-weight forged alloy wheels, and various carbon fiber bits. The Factory models have typically been a year or two ahead of the base RSV4 in… Read more »
  • 2021 The One Moto Show Gallery2021 The One Moto Show Gallery
    Under the huge metal roof of the Zidell Barge Building, The One Show proved again why it’s one of the more fun events around. (Jason Hansen/) Pandemics happen, but the show must go on. And despite the massive odds, The One Moto Show managed to pull itself together for another awesome event in 2021, this time held under the huge metal eaves of the Zidell Barge Building, a historic former shipbuilding location. For some, it was one of the first real custom moto events to ramp up again after a… Read more »
  • Motorcycling Consistency, Part 3Motorcycling Consistency, Part 3
    Chris Peris is constantly scanning ahead, adding consistency to his lap times. (Chris Peris Collection/) ”Get your eyes up.” Great motorcycling advice because vision feeds our brain to make future decisions. The earlier we see our future, the better we can plan for it. All of us will struggle with low eyes as we go faster, so jumping our eyes to the future sooner is a lifelong undertaking. I begin with vision because this series on consistency relies on our habit of consistently and constantly scanning our eyes out to… Read more »
  • 2021 Aprilia RSV4 Factory Review Gallery2021 Aprilia RSV4 Factory Review Gallery
    Aprilia asserts dominance in the liter-and-above-sized literbike class with its carefully updated RSV4 Factory superbike. (Larry Chen/) As opposed to radial platform changes, Aprilia engineers methodically hone the performance of its RSV4 Factory superbike. The ’21 model features new body panels and LED lighting. (Larry Chen/) An even longer-stroke 1,099cc engine boosts midrange torque and allows the RSV4 to leap off turns. (Larry Chen/) The RSV4 Factory benefits from Öhlins semi-active suspension and forged alloy wheels. (Larry Chen/) Just when you think it can’t build ’em any faster, Aprilia delivers… Read more »
  • 2021 Aprilia RSV4 Factory Review2021 Aprilia RSV4 Factory Review
    Aprilia asserts dominance in the liter-and-above-sized superbike segment with its updated 2021 RSV4 ($18,999) and RSV4 Factory ($25,999). The RSV gets fresh body panels, ergonomic improvements, and a larger, more powerful 65-degree V-4 engine. The changes are made not only to better align with its growing sportbike family (learn more in the 2021 Aprilia RS 660 First Ride Review and 2021 Aprilia RS 660 MC Commute Review), but to deliver a faster and more capable superbike experience. Aprilia asserts dominance in the liter-and-above-sized literbike class with its carefully updated RSV4… Read more »
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