Hodgson tests Aprilia and Ducati rider aids for MCN
Even the base spec versions of Aprilia and Ducati’s latest superbikes, the RSV4 and 1198, are now bristling with electronic rider aids such as traction control and anti-wheelie – but how good are they?
To find out we roped in ex-WSB world champ and MCN guest tester Neil Hodgson to put both bikes through their paces on road and track – and his verdict was truly impressive.
In a nutshell: the latest road bikes feature more sophisticated and effective electronics than even works racers of just a few years ago and most – but not all – make a huge difference to the riding experience.
See exactly how much difference and what Neil does – and does NOT – rate about the bikes in next week’s MCN – out Wednesday June 29.
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