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Aprilia Racing RSV4R World Superbike Photo Gallery

In the eleventh hour MotoUSA hopped aboard the most touted and praised new motorcycle in World Superbike. Say hello to Max Biaggi’s Aprilia RSV4. Read the full story in our 2009 World Superbike Comparison.

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Aprilia Racing pit box.
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The high-tech dash on Max Biaggi's Aprilia RSV41000RR World Superbike is the same one used on the production model.
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The opening of each of the four butterfly valves on the Aprilia WSBK can be controlled independently.
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It's amazing how many different items can be transferred to a carbon fiber counterpart, i.e. exhaust hanger bracket, in order to shave weight from these World Superbike machines.
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The fairing on the Aprilia WSBK was developed in a wind tunnell to be minimal in size but superbly functional on the racetrack.
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The Aprilia WSBK has an adjustable headstock angle thanks to interchangable steering bushings.
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Aprilia has constructed the swingarm out of thick-walled pieces and variable section sheet metal.
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Aprilia Racing RSV4R World Superbike
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Aprilia Racing RSV4R World Superbike
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Roman Emperor Max Biaggi in the Aprilia pit box.
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Biaggi's Aprilia sports custom powder coated Marchesini wheels.