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Old 11-13-2012, 06:55 AM   #1
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Full story here. Those who were hoping for something a little more dirt-oriented (and much, much lighter) in their Aprilia "adventure" bike will probably be shopping elsewhere
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:02 AM   #2
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Tapping into the market that Ducati is enjoying right now...not a bad idea. Take the Doso, add bits to make it tour, and sell bikes. I like it, even if Aprillia should have an ADV bike.
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Old 11-13-2012, 07:15 AM   #3
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I'm interested as a possible Futura replacement, but I want to see the seat height and weight...looks a bit porky to me!

It is a twin after all...so I'm happy!
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