Aprilia Caponord

Discussion in 'Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports' started by CapoGreg, Feb 4, 2008.

  1. Reddog*

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    One of the two buttons under the gauge cluster toggles it back and forth. Then keeping that button depressed will zero the trip od.
  2. Petrolburner

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    Different turn signals and windscreen essentially. I think it was 05-07 that was different.
  3. MingRidesBikes

    MingRidesBikes Been here awhile

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    Possibly going to get the new anakee 3 tires for the capo today. before I make the leap, who here takes their capo's off-road? (in the sense of fire roads, loose gravel, and hard packed dirt?) Anyone have luck running tkc 80s, k60's, etc? I've been running tkc's on my KLR650 without issues, but with the weight of the capo I was thinking I'd eat rear tires daily. Anyone with more aggressive tires than tourances, anakee 2, etc. please post up. would appreciate your feedback! Otherwise I think I may try these new anakee 3's

    Also if you're a member over at apriliaforums.com please vote on this poll. and add any tire talk there! much appreciated guys!!
    http://www.apriliaforum.com/forums/...-running-on-your-Caponord-And-how-do-you-ride
  4. Petrolburner

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    I have a Scout K60 on the front and have ridden the 990 Adventure with a full set and I don't think you can beat them. Why settle when you can have on and off pavement performance, and longer life than any of the other options?
  5. MingRidesBikes

    MingRidesBikes Been here awhile

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    I saw your picture and I really like what I've read about the k60's. Realalistically I'll be 80% canyon roads here in Idaho, and doing some trips to the coast, and maybe Canada. So I want a tire that will really be take me down miles and miles of slab. But also with all the trail systems here in Idaho, I want to be able to go camping, exploring, and not be held down by a tire that i'm not confident with in the dirt as well as the street.
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    That's why I went with the Scout, get more miles out of them than most street tires! Smooth too, no knobby tire noise.
  7. Precis

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    +1: see lengthy post and comparison between two Caponords and 4 x sets of tyres over at AF1
  8. Dave37

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    Just installed my new Givi windscreen! I'm 6'3'' and the previous owner had cut down the stock screen to suit his smaller frame. For me it was just buffeting everywhere I went. With this, it all goes right over my head. Awesome.

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  10. MingRidesBikes

    MingRidesBikes Been here awhile

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    This doesn't work on mine. or i'm just being retarded... :lol3
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    Now that I have been out to mine, The right red button under the fuel/temp cluster is the one that switches from trip to OD when the bike is running.

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    Image borrowed from AF1.
  12. MingRidesBikes

    MingRidesBikes Been here awhile

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    So the bike needs to be running eh? I'll try that on my ride today
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    yes running, but wait 3+ seconds after starting or you will be changing the dash back lighting. :lol3
  14. Farmer Roy

    Farmer Roy Been here awhile

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    umm yeah, i hav a tall screen on mine which is great in winter / rain cos i can hide behind it
    but during summer ( 40 C + here ) ther just no airflow, seriously thinking of getting another screen & cutting it down for summer, reckon a short screen wud look good on the capo aye
    big screens do look a bit ' grandpa ' at times
  15. BrittC

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    Here is my OEM shield after I cut about 3" off the top. No more helmet buffeting or the resultant headaches / ringing ears!

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    I did that shortly after fitting this Suzuki Burgman screen that I use in very cold or very wet weather. I can ride in the rain with my faceshield open and not get my face wet, but at 6'3" tall I can just see over the top of it.

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    Farmer Roy Been here awhile

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    yeah, that short screen looks the biz, i like it
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    For right now I am going to keep it. This screen is big and awesome and right now I'm excited about it but I imagine once it starts getting hot I may have to change back for a little while.

    I do think the smaller screen looked a lot better, but if I cared about looks I wouldn't have that mammoth top case on the back! :rofl

    With the old screen:

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    Exploring some trails I found.

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