Motorcycle News (UK)
3 Parallel paradise
“The Aprilia’s engine is wonderful,” enthuses Laura. “It is more relaxed than the Yamaha, which feels a bit too keen to rev and highly-strung, but certainly not slower and it sounds lovely.” I agree, for road riding the RS has the more easy-going parallel twin. One slightly annoying trait on both bikes is the throttle connection, which is quite abrupt.