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01 June 2009 16:01
The Aprilia RSV4 takes on the best of the best to find the UK's ultimate sports machine for 2009.
The KTM RC8R, Yamaha R1, Aprilia RSV4 and Triumph Daytona 675 were taken to the Isle of Man for 2000 miles of distance riding, 5 laps of the TT circuit and a thrashing by road racer Connor Cummins.
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You don't need all the shit on the speedo anyways, it's like all these people who want gear indicators to tell them which gear they're in........ you don't need it because you should know. My fave addition to new bikes is not being able to ride with the stand down, I always used to go out in a rush and forget to put the stand up but now it just cuts out if it's down.
14 June 2009 08:05
10 June 2009 18:25
Price v Perf
What is done all the time in IT these days, is including Price versus Performance in the reviews.
Seems same should be applied to bikes in all reviews as the belt tightens....,
03 June 2009 09:50
Wheres the gixxer, fireblade, kawa, duke?!
This isnt a test for the best 09 bike, but a test for the best bike MCN have lying around!
03 June 2009 08:18
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