Last updated - 17.4. 2012.
We are now looking for sponsors for the upcoming season!
New Brand of Tyres
After years of running Dunlop tyres, the team are now using Metzeler tyres this season.
(check the news page for details)
We will be competing at the Bike Rider Magazine Summer Series held by the Pacific Motorcycle Club this season.
There are five rounds planned for this year, three at Taupo and two at Manfeild. The dates have not been fully confirmed but the first round is at Taupo on the 13th November with a three hour endurance race set for the day before on the 12th November.
We are not planning on doing the endurance race, but plan to do all five rounds of the club series. This is what we have been working towards with getting a new bike. It will also be a good work out for the bike and rider to see how we perform over a full season.
Well good things do happen!
Next season will be very interesting for the team. For one, Brendan has returned to the track.
As you can see, I have a new bike for the next season, yes the mighty RSV4 Factory. I am just in the process of running it in and then at the first service a full Akrapovic race exhaust system will be added. After that it will be time to take it off the road and prepare it for racing. I hope to have it ready for about October if the funds allow.
I am very excited about getting this bike on the track, as it is so amazing to ride on the road I can only imagine how great is will be on the track. After all this bike was designed as a Superbike.
I will add more photos as I progress with the preparation.
As you can see by these photos the bike is all sorted and ready for the track.
Just some more weight reduction on the rider and all ready to go!
The pictures below are from a test day at the Taupo Motorsport Park and were taken by Mike Hill Photography.
Unfortunatley Brendan was not at the test day, so no recent photos of him are available to add to the website at present!
There is also some other Big News for next season to check out on the news page!
If you are an Aprilia enthusiast and would like to be involved in this website, whether it is a contact email address or photos to share on the website or information such as tech tips, feel free to contact me from the contacts page and have your stuff added to the site!
If you have anything to share please send it in. Any write ups, tech tips, racing news etc....
Photos above by Mike Hill Photography