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Electronics for the people: Aprilia RSV4 R v Ducati 1198

With the price of Japanese superbikes edging ever closer to European 'exotica', the products of Italian factories such as Aprilia and Ducati are starting to appear better value than ever - especially these base model machines. Actually, it's a bit unfair to call the RSV4 R APRC or 1198 'base' models, because they're a long way from being basic. They don't...

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Tocket

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Tocket says:

70 MPH

At the risk of sounding dull there is a speed limit in this country and lots of speed camera's. What's the point of these bikes? Sure they must be fantastic to ride but again what's the point? My first superbike back in the 70's was a Z1000 and even today that is too quick for todays roads.

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Bitchin photo of Hodgy and Neeves!!! Woo-hoo..   :D

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SpeedLimitRacer

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Too fast?...

1000cc sports bikes are frustratingly over powered on the road, whereas an in-line 4 600 has no grunt low-mid.

If aprilia made an 'RSV2 500', I would be more interested! -A sports bike that you could 'ride' on the roads, with some useable bottom end, maybe?....

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Ovski

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Ovski says:

Pic taken on a private road i take it?

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awesome picture tho

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