At the world launch of the Aprilia RSV4 it was pouring with rain, so MCN road tester Michael Neeves couldn't push the bike to the limit - until now.
This week Neevesy went to the Aprilia factory and picked up an RSV4 for a 415-mile thrash to Monaco in search of dry roads and sharp bends.
The Aprilia RSV4 has now been tested not just on track, but also on Italian motorways, twisty French back roads and in the city. The MCN Aprilia RSV4 review has been updated to take that into account.
Read all the latest news and details on the new V4 Aprilia at the RSV4 launch centre.