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post #1 of 6 Old 05-15-2012, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Been away for a while

After my laptop died over a week ago, I've been a way a bit.

But the time offline wasn't all for naught....

My new naked play toy:

A little about it first; An '08 1000R with 5,300 miles. Near mint condition.
Specs:
2008 Aprilia Tuono 1000R specifications and pictures

Mods from listing:

Leo Vince Gen III Titanium Slip-on Exhaust (Includes link pipes to convert to hi-mount exhaust and silencer inserts.)
Aprilia MAP 2 Activated (a.k.a. ECU Reflash)
New Dunlop Sportmax Q2 Tires (190/55 Rear & 120/70 Front, ~400 miles)
15T Front Sprocket (Stock 16T included)
Bridgeport Right Angle Valve Stems (These are so nice. I'll be adding them to all my bikes from now on.)
Motovation & Woodcraft Frame Sliders (Yes, two sets.)
Steel-Braided Brake Lines
"Carbon Canister-ectomy" Performed (Removed CA emissions canister. Now have storage in tail! Parts included.)
Laminar Lip Windscreen (Included, but not pictured.)
Upgraded Aprilia OEM Passenger Seat (Stock Included)
Replaced All OEM hoses/clamps (Aprilia OEM ones prone to leaking, replaced all with uprated, aircraft grade)
All New Fluids (Brake, Clutch, Coolant, & Oil)
Stock Exhaust
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post #2 of 6 Old 05-15-2012, 02:50 PM
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So is this alongside your 919 or did you sell her!???


and a 15t front sprocket with ~140hp!! I bet that front wheel is hard to keep down! (assuming stock rear tooth setting).


She's a beaut. You know we want a ride report!

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Nice pickup RoboS! Good amount of mods too, if you don't mind me asking what you picked her up for? I've always had an eye for one of those, since getting rid of the RC and getting a naked. I've heard great things on reliability on those too, 919-like.

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post #4 of 6 Old 05-15-2012, 04:21 PM
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Congrats! Nice bike!

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So is this alongside your 919 or did you sell her!???
and a 15t front sprocket with ~140hp!! I bet that front wheel is hard to keep down! (assuming stock rear tooth setting).
She's a beaut. You know we want a ride report!
I've still got the 9er and I still enjoy it. However, having two naked sportbikes doesn't make much sense; other than from a nostalgia standpoint. Right now I'm holding onto it, but considering selling and picking up a dualsport, like a KLR for camping/trails in Kentucky. If I do sell, I will most likely return to stock, which means those CF Satos might be up for sale again since they don't fit on the Tuono.

The front end is awfully easy to lift off the ground even in 2nd and even in 3rd it's nearly there for power-wheelies that is...

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Nice pickup RoboS! Good amount of mods too, if you don't mind me asking what you picked her up for? I've always had an eye for one of those, since getting rid of the RC and getting a naked. I've heard great things on reliability on those too, 919-like.
$6,7k Guy originally was asking $7,1 then lowered to $6,9. I feel like I got a good deal, not a steal, but a good price.

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Very nice bike! Congrats Rob!

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