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Old 11-07-2012, 07:47 PM   #57
Tim McKittrick
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Joined: Dec 2003
Location: Wasilla Alaska
Oddometer: 1,655
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Originally Posted by crudmop View Post
I'll follow that Biaggi Chesterfield -'98 rs250, 17 digit & titled. It'll end up hung on a wall before I ever part with it.

I had a 2000 cup RS250 that I used for a few seasons as a track bike, and I now have my Late Brother's 1998 machine.... what are they like on the street? They are fun and nimble on the track, but fall a bit short of my '95 RS250 honda- which is not terribly surprising given the Aprilia is a street derived "Race replica" and spots the GP2 machine a good 60 pounds and probably 20 HP.





What is most surprising is how GOOD the RS Aprilia is when compared to the real race machinery- I still have my best ever lap on old #64, although I expect to drop that by a bit next season on the little Honda.
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