Author Archives: Karl Bianchini

Bargain Futura motor

Just bagged a nice little Aprilia spare off eBay ….. an RST1000 Futura motor! Not the lowest mileage, but complete and still sporting the starter motor. Overall in nice condition with only age related external wear and no corrosion at … Continue reading

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INNOVV K2 – a quick update

OK, so this is a no-frills post while I’m on the road in Italy ….. Some folks have asked how the INNOVV K2 is getting along after I fitted it to the Capo a few weeks ago. Well here is … Continue reading

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New INNOVV K2 arrives!

Yes folks, the all new INNOVV K2 arrived this sunny Saturday afternoon. I ripped the box lid off and took a quick pic of the new 1080p dual-camera WATERPROOF replacement to the K1. Out of the box, the recording unit … Continue reading

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Time at the bar(-end) gentlemen please!

As Guinness said, “Good things come to those who wait” …… and boy have I waited! When the new grips went on in late November, they were accompanied by the 3D printed temporary bar-end mounts. The clock was ticking, I … Continue reading

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… and back again!

As I rolled off the bottom of Stokenchurch hill with a clear motorway ahead and a remaining journey time of 15 minutes, it was time for a little post-ride reflection. The dashboard temp gauge dropped another degree and sat at … Continue reading

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Getting ready to role!

A few weeks ago I wrote: With the Capo fresh out of its winter slumber, we set off for a quick shake-down before (hopefully) heading back to the UK on Sunday. Along the way the odo clicked over to 131,313 … Continue reading

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Seal of disapproval!

When is a part not the right part? When it’s an Aprilia part of course!!!!! A few weeks ago the old Capo seemed to be producing its own chain lube …. long and the short of it was the possible … Continue reading

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Dashboard update

Just a reminder for those that have asked for dashboard repairs and those that are thinking about it …. I’ll be back in the hot-seat, all set up and ready to receive boards after the 8th January. As some of … Continue reading

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New year, new domain!

https://www.moto-abruzzo.net/ Well it looks like 2018 is bringing in changes thick and fast … Not only are we relocating, but moto-abruzzo has also moved! The site has changed to a new domain (see above! 😀 ) but more importantly, it … Continue reading

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Introducing the ‘Capogiro’ unit ….

Firstly may I say that we here at moto-abruzzo wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas and hope that 2018 brings good roads and big smiles on those shiny Caponords of yours! Secondly, fellow Capo owner … Continue reading

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