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Vacationing on a Motorcycle…

Vacationing on a Motorcycle…

“Viaggiando in motocicletta le cose assumono un aspetto completamente diverso. In macchina sei sempre in un abitacolo; ci sei abituato e non ti rendi conto che tutto quello che vedi da quel finestrino non è che una dose supplementare di TV. Sei un osservatore passivo e il paesaggio ti scorre accanto noiosissimo dentro una cornice.
In moto la cornice non c’è più. Hai un contatto completo con ogni cosa. Non sei uno spettatore, sei nella scena, e la sensazione di presenza è travolgente, emozionante.”

[R. M. Pirsig – Lo Zen e l’arte della manutenzione della motocicletta]

“You see things vacationing on a motorcycle in a way that is completely different from any other.  In a car you’re always in a compartment, and because you’re used to it you don’t realize that through that car window everything you see is just more TV. You’re a passive observer and it is all moving by you boringly in a frame. 
On a cycle the frame is gone. You’re completely in contact with it all. You’re in the scene, not just watching it anymore, and the sense of presence is overwhelming.” 

[R. M. Pirsig – Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance]

 

Swingarm Protectors for Aprilia

Swingarm Protectors for Aprilia

It started as a joke, hoping to not have to ever “use” them, prototypes of swingarm protectors took form. We verified that size of components are suitable for most of Aprilia bikes
(Shiver, Dorsoduro, Tuono/RSV1000 and most likely also for RS125, not compatible with Caponord ETV 1000).
Design come from some ideas caught on the web from main aftermarket components sites.

Pads are realized in Nylon with bar in Stainless Steel!

Tamponi-Aprilia

Tamponi2

For everyone who whises to realize protectors by himself, below you can download the scale drawings.Quote_Tamponi_Aprilia

N.B. Don’t consider me responsible for any incompatibility of above dimensions or any damage caused by usage of protectors on your bike.

Tamponi_Montati
For prototypes production a special thanks to L.G. 🙂