Three and-a-half years after announcing its V-twin superbike and Aprilia's Mille still hadn't arrived.People said the 60° layout, with it's power-sapping twin balancer shafts, was the problem. They said the shafts were proving to be too heavy
Click to read: Aprilia RSV Mille owners reviews, Aprilia RSV Mille specs and to see the Aprilia RSV Mille image gallery.There aren’t many things capable of dragging me out of bed at 6.30am, but a low-mileage 2002 RSV-R is one of them. On hand
June 2002On your right is the Aprilia RSV Mille R. Bertie Simmonds not pictured. And why wasn't I? Well, I just couldn't do it...Sticking my ugly mug in the picture alongside such a thing of great beauty would have been tantamount to Bernard Manning
place was something of a minor miracle to start with. Mille Rs aren't exactly two-a-penny, the Tuono is selling out faster than Aprilia can get them into the shops, only 45 Edwards reps will make it to the UK, when we did the test only one Tuono Racing
Click to read: Aprilla RSV-R Mille Factory owners reviews, Aprilla RSV-R Mille Factory specs and to see the Aprilla RSV-R Mille Factory image gallery.Hug the kerb through the long downhill fourth-gear left and you'll come on to the heat haze
RS250 - Grand Prix Racer, 1996Black and red, Chesterfield and Biaggi, wins and tantrums…smells like Aprilia spiritThey say in racing success has a momentum all its own, breeding as it does the confidence required to carry on winning. In the early 1990s Aprilia was all about confi...
into the bargain, but behind the dry ice and bright lights we all knew the bike in front of us was a gentle evolution of the species and no more.For the 2003 Mille-R there will be no new geometry or frame alterations, no clever motor gizmos, no vast new gobs
Since its introduction in 1998, the Mille has always been a good track bike, overshadowed perhaps by the success of Ducati in competitive racing but, to their credit has consistently remained one step ahead of the Bolognese firm in terms of outright
How many times have you heard the expression 'beauty is only skin deep'? It usually happens just after your missus catches you ogling one of the brolly dollies in their spray-on lycra suits who wander around the NEC show. Alright, it may very well be true, beauty could only be sk...
The sportsbike market is a battleground between manufacturers all trying to prise the cash from your hands. Every year the one-upmanship takes on new heights as every new model tries to better the current market leader by grabbing the headlines with a huge power figure, new piece...
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