Aprilia Caponord Touring

January motorcycle sales kick start

January is motorcycle sales month as manufacturers/importers offer discounts to get rid of stock they didn’t sell at Christmas time. Other times during the year to buy a bike are in June when companies try to clear stock before the end of the financial year and Christmas when competition among manufacturers heats up. Another good time …

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2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally

2015 Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally review

The big-bore adventure market is booming with high-tech, high-powered bikes and now the Aprilia 1200 Caponord has seriously thrown down the gauntlet to the BMW king with its dirt-aggressive Rally model. The hi-tech Rally arrives at $24,000 ride away. If you compare that on paper with prices of its competitors it looks expensive, but this one has …

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Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally

Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally pricing

The harder-edged Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally arrives in Australian in May 2015 at $24,000 ride away. Now, with more off-road and touring capability the Italian stallion is more of a competitor with the ubiquitous BMW R 1200 GS. The Aprilia Caponord Rally is powered by the same 1200cc V-twin engine and has all the standard …

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Aprilia Caponord Rally

Aprilia Caponord family expands

Aprilia has expanded its 1200 Caponord sport tourer range from one model to three. The Touring ($23,000 rideaway) has been joined by the entry level Strada ($20,000) and Rally ($24,000) adventure bike. READ MY CAPONORD REVIEW The Touring model includes colour-matched panniers, Aprilia Dynamic Dampening (aDD), touring control, ride-by-wire throttle and cruise control. It is …

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Aprilia Caponord Rally

Aprilia Caponord 1200 Rally edition

Aprilia has unveiled a harder-edged Caponord adventure bike. It’s called the Rally edition and it comes with wire wheels instead of cast spokes. The front is a 19-inch wheel, up from the current 17-inch rim, making it more off-road oriented. READ MY 2013 CAPONORD REVIEW It also comes with a bash plate for the sump, …

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