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Globalone
06-26-2013, 01:22 PM
Check it out

http://apriliacaponordim.blogspot.co.uk

http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/showthread.php?266557-ACIM-Aprilia-Caponord-International-Meeting-2013

Mr Pope
06-28-2013, 04:01 AM
Problem is, this is for old Capo's who's owner believe the new version is devil's spawn!

Globalone
06-28-2013, 06:35 AM
No its not, The Europeans have embraced the new Capo and some will be attending, along with some other bikes

Yes there is a small group of dissenters on the old site who do not have the funds for the new machine, so without having seen or ridden it try to run it down at every occasion, they are not worth worrying about, they do not stop me mixing with the others who do not suffer from the little green monster.

Just to clarify I do not have a problem with people who do not like the new bike, (the bike is not perfect) and prefer a 1190 or Triumph, if it had not been for a poor dealer I could have bought a 1190. But 4k miles on and I still have a big smile.

Have a look on the KTM forum there are a group that feel the new 1190 is not a KTM, and the 950 is the last of the real KTM

Mr Pope
07-02-2013, 03:03 AM
I know, I'm still going onto the KTM forum having had a 9fidyy sm. Yes there are dissenters against the 1190 and, I agree, it'll not be everyone's cuppa char it was just the level of disdain that I was aggrieved by...

Globalone
07-10-2013, 12:35 AM
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Day four off to play in the hills

Globalone
07-10-2013, 03:29 PM
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1100 miles in four days
Just missed 200 miles from a tank before the light comes on and 50 mpg bummer.

nisbeam
07-11-2013, 07:52 AM
Looks fantastic - more pics when you get back please ! Hope to join the trip next year. Although I haven't managed to better 39 mpg yet :-(

Globalone
07-11-2013, 03:07 PM
5 days 1400 miles and 8 counties
I will put them up and on my photobucket page
also the acim thread in the ETV capo

Globalone
07-11-2013, 03:11 PM
I know, I'm still going onto the KTM forum having had a 9fidyy sm. Yes there are dissenters against the 1190 and, I agree, it'll not be everyone's cuppa char it was just the level of disdain that I was aggrieved by...

Saw what looked like on of those going round the ring this week fancied a go on the capo but was loaded with camping gear, and was a long way from home for a mistake.
This capo does not behave as well at speed with luggage as my mk1.

Globalone
07-23-2013, 08:08 AM
After a quick 120 mile jaunt into work in the rain this morning through Northumberland and Cumbria, it hit me what's its like being back.

Some trip stats
15 days in the saddle
3562 miles covered through 8 countries average 236 / day
360 litres or 80 uk gallons of fuel costing 510 about 1.40 a litre
22 fuel stops
Average 44.83 mpg with a best of 51.38 and worst of 34.74 ( Very spirited riding)
One day of rain in the morning most other days 30 c plus.
Accommodation 300
Spends @ 15/ day = 225
Ferry 37
Total Cost 1072

Oil leak on the near side of engine
Silver trim between grab handles fell off maybe the bungee strap that was under the top box moved it
spanner on dash so needs a service
new tires working well with plenty left in rear tire
In for a service on Friday will have completed 8000 miles in 3 months

dsgfh
07-23-2013, 07:21 PM
So very curious what the source of the oil leak is as I'm about to bite the bullet myself.

Globalone
07-24-2013, 07:26 AM
So very curious what the source of the oil leak is as I'm about to bite the bullet myself.

Check out the French Letter thread I believe it is the breather to the airbox