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British rookie Redding becomes youngest Grand Prix winner, aged 15 (Daily Mail)

June 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on British rookie Redding becomes youngest Grand Prix winner, aged 15 (Daily Mail) · Aprilia, BMW, Moto GP / SBK

They came to pay homage to James Toseland at a blustery Donington Park yesterday. But as 88,831 fans drove away at the end of the day’s racing, it was 15-year- old Scott Redding who had turned heads and captured hearts.

The unassuming schoolboy from Gloucestershire became the youngest Grand Prix winner in the 59-year history of the sport by steering his Aprilia to victory in the 125cc class. So shocked was he that when he took the chequered flag, his reaction was born of ignorance of how to celebrate — ‘I thought: “Whoa, what do I do now?” I’d never been in that position before.’...

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Aprilia’s SL750 Shiver is one cool ride

May 8th, 2008 · Comments Off on Aprilia’s SL750 Shiver is one cool ride · Aprilia

Is it cold in here, or is it me? Maybe I'm just feeling the cool from Aprilia's new Shiver, in all its freak-out orange glory.

The 750 cc V-twin Shiver is a sport bike, but it's an entirely new breed for the Italian manufacturer: a competitively priced, do-it-all middleweight standard that can be used to slice and dice canyons or ride slab to work...

Read Susan Carpenter's full review and watch the Aprilia videos at The Los Angeles Times website

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Aprilia SXV 450 Supermoto

March 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on Aprilia SXV 450 Supermoto · Aprilia

Heading toward turn 11 at Carolina Motorsports Park, my brain is attempting to override 30 years of my personal motorcycle evolution. Fighting the desire to chop the throttle at the first brake marker, I lock my sights on the yellow GSXR 750 in front of me.

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Persistence pays off for Howard in 300

March 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Persistence pays off for Howard in 300 · Aprilia

DAYTONA BEACH -- Daytona International Speedway usually reaches up and bites Ty Howard in the leathers during Daytona 200 Week By Honda.

Not Sunday.

Even though the Weatherford, Texas, rider ran...

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Howard, Himmelsbach, Chapman And Wiles To Race For Aprilia USA/Lloyd Brothers Motorsports In MOTO-ST

February 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Howard, Himmelsbach, Chapman And Wiles To Race For Aprilia USA/Lloyd Brothers Motorsports In MOTO-ST · Aprilia

From a press release issued by Brandware Public Relations, on behalf of Aprilia USA/Piaggio Group: NEW YORK – Aprilia USA/Lloyd Brothers Motor-sports heads into the 2008 season in the enviable position as champions of the SunTrust MOTO-ST SST class.

“Racing has always been important to the Aprilia brand and winning the 2007 MOTO-ST SST championship was a great accomplishment for us,” says Aprilia Brand Manager Rick Panettieri. “We are looking forward to the increased level of competition in the MOTO-ST series for 2008 and even more exciting racing.”...

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Aprilia RSV4 WSB Revealed at Insidebikes.com

February 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Aprilia RSV4 WSB Revealed at Insidebikes.com · Aprilia

The Aprilia Superbike, the bike which from 2009 will bring the Noale based company back to four-stroke racing, has been unveiled for the first time during the Piaggio Group Convention in Milan.

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Piaggio’s Aprilia to enter Superbike motorbike racing competition in 2009

February 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Piaggio’s Aprilia to enter Superbike motorbike racing competition in 2009 · Aprilia

MILAN (Thomson Financial) - Piaggio SpA said its brand Aprilia plans to enter the Superbike motorbike racing competition with a four-cylinder, 1,000 cubic centimetre capacity motor, starting in the 2009 season.

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Aprilia SA looks at ‘crossover motorcycle’

January 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on Aprilia SA looks at ‘crossover motorcycle’ · Aprilia

Aprilia SA will soon be evaluating the futuristic, semi-automatic Mana for possible release in South Africa.

Unlike earlier self-shifting motorcycles such as the Honda CB750A and Moto Guzzi Convert that faded due to sluggish performance, the Mana offers ...

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Aprilia SA looks at ‘crossover motorcycle’

January 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Aprilia SA looks at ‘crossover motorcycle’ · Aprilia

TWIN WITH CVT TRANSMISSION Aprilia SA looks at 'crossover motorcycle' [ See related stories ] January 24, 2008 Aprilia SA will soon be evaluating the futuristic, semi-automatic Mana for possible release in ...

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Naughty or Nice? Moto Guzzi Lets the Rider Choose (New York Times)

October 1st, 2007 · Comments Off on Naughty or Nice? Moto Guzzi Lets the Rider Choose (New York Times) · Aprilia

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With the Griso and the Norge, Moto Guzzi offers touring motorcycle enthusiasts a choice between immodest display and tasteful reserve.

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