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Wheelie Control Articles
Ask RideApart: How Does Wheelie/Stoppie Control Work?
It isn't magic, but it can feel like it is.
12 August 2019
Behold the Wheelie King
A Japanese man has set the world record for riding a scooter on just one wheel. You may not believe how far he managed to ride.
04 May 2017
Aprilia Performance Ride Control explained
For the first time in two-wheeled history, motorcycle performance is no longer being measured merely in power and weight, but also in how closely a rider can come to exploiting the bike’s full potential. New technology is enabling riders to approach or even exceed the limits of motorcycles that are faster than ever before. That’s a reflection of what’s happening on race tracks. Max Biaggi di...
15 June 2011
Video: Aprilia quick shift and self tire calibration explained
In addition to launch control, wheelie control and traction control, Aprilia Performance Ride Control also brings quick shift and the ability to calibrate itself to different tires. It’s the most sophisticated set of performance-enhancing electronics ever fitted to a production motorcycle and its explained here. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg_A-OKmvMc&feature=feedu This new video walks you...
03 March 2011
Video: Aprilia Performance Ride Control Explained
It came as something of a shock when, in October, the tiny superbike manufacturer from Noale unveiled the most sophisticated set of performance-enhancing electronics ever fitted to a road-going motorcycle. Aprilia Performance Ride Control incorporates an incredibly advanced traction control system as well as wheelie control, quick shift and even launch control. Here, Aprilia walks you through the ...
18 January 2011
A carbon-bodied RSV4 Factory and Aprilia Performance Ride Control explained
Take an impressive list of performance-boosting electronic widgets: adjustable traction control capable of self-adjusting to different types of tires, launch control, a quick shifter with bar-mounted buttons and wheelie control, then add all-carbon bodywork and a full Akropovic race system to that package. What do you have? Surely the most technologically advanced and desirable superbike currently...
22 October 2010
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