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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-01-2009, 03:34 AM Thread Starter
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aprilia updates for offroad

the mxv mini-twin get's map switch and loses weight of a starter in favor of classic kickstart. normally map switches are gimmicky, but this was a bike that needed one. unlike a single, kickstarting this when hot should be cake. c'mon ama make 'em legal. offroader's rejoice...


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-01-2009, 06:29 AM
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I've heard it a high maintenance machine....even for an italian

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On the other hand, I love caffenated beverages....I'm pretty sure they are responsible for my ability to function over the last 10 months or so.
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It's a race motor, and the demands for upkeep and maintenance intervals don't discredit that.

Since 08 they've been MUCH more reliable and longer intervals for service, but it's not a motor you can just forget about in order to keep at peak performance.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-01-2009, 10:11 AM
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Ask any rider with a modern motocross bike what maintenance is like. if you use them the way they are intended to be used, they want parts.
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