The International Motorcycling Federation and the Superbike Racing Commission released a number of amendments to the 2013 World Superbike Championship rulebook including pitstops, fake headlights and a revised starting grid alignment. We’ve already seen the fake headlights with Kawasaki getting a jump on the new regulation earlier this season with headlight decals on Tom Sykes‘ […]
Aprilia Fools Day!
The Aprilia Racing Team got into the spirit of April Fool’s Day with a new video touting an all-new livery for its RSV4 Superbike.
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The video appears to have been filmed around the same time Aprilia revealed its actual “Silver Fireball” livery. World Superbike racers Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli did not appear to be in on the joke, judging by their reactions to the big reveal of a pair of bicycles with RSV4 fairings and tails mounted to them.
Still, we have to admit it does look fun riding those RSV4 bicycles. Also interesting was the making-of segment at end of the video showing how Aprilia’s mechanics assembled the special gag bikes.