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« Reply #60 on: April 08, 2013, 04:29:36 pm »

Another video from Tor, with a fair amount of new footage and more detailed thoughts on the bike.  He really digs it, scoring it higher than the Multi.

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« Reply #61 on: April 08, 2013, 04:58:22 pm »


Heh, you should see me on ADVRider talking about it.  Some epic posts in the "Beasts" section.  Smile

The gnarly off-road lovers over there hate it (and the Multistrada, for that matter).




CapoNot !!   Lol   Those guys are brutal !
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« Reply #62 on: April 11, 2013, 05:57:17 pm »

MCN first ride:

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In short, the Caponord is one of the most impressive bikes Iíve ever ridden in terms of comfort and ride quality. It feels like the rear is on a magic carpet of smoothness.


http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/First-rides-tests/2013/March/apr1113-aprilia-caponord-first-ride/
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« Reply #63 on: April 12, 2013, 05:29:27 pm »



Damnit..these reviews are not looking good for the olde wallet...
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« Reply #64 on: June 02, 2013, 11:44:49 pm »




Damnit..these reviews are not looking good for the olde wallet...


I'm with ya on that one. I've already told the wife that I want one when they hit here in 2014. I love my big yeller 'strom but this thing has me daydreaming about a hot Italian model.  
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« Reply #65 on: June 09, 2013, 05:51:03 pm »

Wow, I'd sure like to see them sell alot of these.   Did Ducati buy them?  How stable is Aprilia as a company?
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« Reply #66 on: June 09, 2013, 07:07:56 pm »


Wow, I'd sure like to see them sell alot of these.   Did Ducati buy them?  How stable is Aprilia as a company?


Aprilia is part of Piaggio which is multiple brands including Guzzis and Vespa..

http://www.piaggio.com/en/

Not sure regarding the stability but I know there was a huge influx of cash to Guzzi for restyling etc from them.
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« Reply #67 on: June 09, 2013, 11:31:01 pm »

Tor is the man. The way he says "suspension" cracks me up
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« Reply #68 on: June 10, 2013, 02:14:23 pm »

Had an '08 RSV1000R factory Red Lion and loved every minute of owning it.  Them Eye-talians just have a flair for building beautiful motorcycles.  I would not hesitate to buy an Aprilia if they make a supersport ST like the Futura.  I am so hoping Piaggio gave the greenlight to revive the Futura with this drivetrain.  Would love to be able to choose between a Futura 1200 and Norge GT, when the time comes for me to get another ST.
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« Reply #69 on: June 11, 2013, 04:52:35 am »

Futura is dead.  ST bikes under 600 pounds are dead.  They're not coming back.
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« Reply #70 on: June 11, 2013, 04:48:32 pm »


Futura is dead.  ST bikes under 600 pounds are dead.  They're not coming back.

That would explain why BMW just introduced the F800GT.
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« Reply #71 on: June 12, 2013, 02:35:09 am »



That would explain why BMW just introduced the F800GT.


No, that just shows they can't move the ST and are trying to recoup something by a mild refresh of the platform.
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« Reply #72 on: June 14, 2013, 02:35:57 pm »


Futura is dead.  ST bikes under 600 pounds are dead.  They're not coming back.


A BMW R1200RT weighs less than 600 lbs, road ready.  Pretty sure you're incorrect on this point, but I agree that 'Adventure' bikes are a more popular segment right now, and therefore we're not likely to see a new Futura soon (which is very heartbreaking).
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« Reply #73 on: June 15, 2013, 05:10:17 pm »


Futura is dead.  ST bikes under 600 pounds are dead.  They're not coming back.


Damn technology...they will only get heavier too.
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« Reply #74 on: June 16, 2013, 12:35:20 am »


A BMW R1200RT weighs less than 600 lbs, road ready.  Pretty sure you're incorrect on this point, but I agree that 'Adventure' bikes are a more popular segment right now, and therefore we're not likely to see a new Futura soon (which is very heartbreaking).

Moto Guzzi Norge GT 8V is right about the same weight as the RT.  Suzuki GSX1250FA is well south of 600 lbs.  VFR1200F and K1300S are both just under.  Granted, not popular choices compared to adv tourers and full-on 700 lbs ST's, but their death might have been greatly exaggerated.

Besides, bikes like Ninja 1000, Z1000, and FZ1/FZ8 are only a set of aftermarket bags away from being excellent STs.  Much closer to the origins of the ST species, might I add.  Flip through TwistedThrottle's catalog and you will find plenty of standard, half-faired, sport-oriented bikes that can readily kitted up as a ST.  Peruse through online forums, and you'll find no shortage of riders that have done exactly that.

Sport Touring is a frame of mind.  Riders have been doing it long before there are these 700+lbs techno ships and 2-wheeled SUV's.

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« Reply #75 on: June 16, 2013, 12:42:47 am »

Just to stay on apes, the Mana GT can also be kitted up as an ST.  These are ape factory bags, OEM'ed by GIVI.



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« Reply #76 on: July 18, 2013, 08:45:07 am »

My last big US trip was on a bagged up Mana GT, I'm currently touring here on a Guzzi Cali 1400. If I was on my own I'd greatly prefer to be on the Mana. While its suspension in stock trim isn't brilliant the overall package is superb.

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« Reply #77 on: February 07, 2014, 12:04:35 am »

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http://www.apriliausa.com/motorcycles/caponord-1200-abs-travel-pack.html
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« Reply #78 on: February 07, 2014, 01:13:23 am »



HA! The Multislayer!  180 rear tire and a 6.3 gallon tank to boot. Looks like you might have to register it in two states with that wheelbase though  couch
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« Reply #79 on: March 27, 2014, 04:32:34 pm »



Cyco World test of the new Big Ape ....

http://www.cycleworld.com/2014/03/25/2014-aprilia-caponord-1200-abs-travel-pack-road-test-review-photos-specifications/
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