Aprilia Dorsoduro Factory, which debuted Eicma 2009, emphasizes the soul of "fun bike" that already belongs to the standard model, with 90 ° V2 engine with four valves, dual overhead cam head, liquid cooled. The chassis, as tradition Aprilia, has no rivals in the category. Dorsoduro Aprilia Factory leverages the technology developed by dominating the competition with the incredible SXV Supermoto, winner of 5 world titles from 2004 to 2008.
Chassis mixed trellis / aluminum is one of the distinctive elements of Dorsoduro Factory, a filrouge joining the iperspecialistiche Aprilia twin cylinder motard racing the most exciting market. In its essential design, featuring the extensive use of carbon superstructures, Factory Aprilia Dorsoduro boasts components, equipment and technical details of the absolute level. Brembo four-piston radial calipers, wave discs, hydraulic clutch in oil bath, fully adjustable gas shock absorber with separate tank, a sophisticated range pluriregolabile, Ride by Wire "Tri-Map and the dash-board computer with Matrix elements are contribute to the uniqueness of this bike.
The suspension of Dorsoduro Factory is completely new. Sachs upside-down fork 43 mm with legs fused into the shell to support the radial calipers is adjustable in spring preload and rebound damping. It 'very sophisticated unit that, in addition of course to offer any possibility of adjustment, offers a smoothness as a reference and a hike (160 mm) in line with the philosophy of supermoto. Both triple clamps are forged, anodized, the even higher level of finishes testifying dell'elevatissimo of Dorsoduro.
The new lateral shock absorber with separate tank is a gas directly to the swingarm pivot cantilever according to the scheme and is adjustable in spring preload, compression and hydraulics is either a. This is a very sophisticated unit that allows more experienced drivers to get the maximum performance from the bike, even in the circuit.
The rear wheel travel is 160 mm, also in line with the philosophy that wants motard suspension effective and controlled, but long travel.
About the brakes, the front brake system adopts new Brembo 4-piston radial calipers. Discs "wave" floating 320 mm is lightweight, provides superior stopping the aggression and stress of braking thanks to a super sports look, in line with the overall style of Dorsoduro.
Even the 240 mm rear disc is of the "wave" and is restrained by a single piston caliper. Both the front brake system, both the back, using pipes aeronautical metal braid which eliminates the annoying effect of lung pipes conventional ensuring maximum accuracy in braking.