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  1. Q&A With Piaggio Group Chairman Roberto ColaninnoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Motorcycle.com

    The Piaggio Group umbrella has within it many names: Piaggio, of course, but also Moto Guzzi, Derbi, Gilera, Vespa and Aprilia. With the news that Aprilia is going to jump into the MotoGP circus a year ahead of schedule, in 2015, many want to know what prompted the company to make such a bold decision.

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  2. 500 WORDS: Gianni PiacentinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Artforum Intl.

    The sculptural and wall-based work of Italian artist Gianni Piacentino is based around ideas of speed, branding, and industrial aesthetics. In spite of sharing ground with Minimalism and Pop art, Piacentino's practice has defied categorization since his early, fraught association with Arte Povera in the 1960s.

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  3. 2014 Aprilia Caponord 1200: MD Ride ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Motorcycle Daily

    Large displacement adventure tourers are certainly popular these days, and most of the manufacturers have jumped into the category with entirely new or updated bikes this year. Two of the all-new competitors have been thoroughly tested by MD, including the KTM 1190 Adventure , and the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 .

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  4. Aprilia Plans 2015 MotoGP Entry with GresiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Motorcycle USA

    The Piaggio Group and Gresini Racing both announced that Aprilia Racing will rejoin the MotoGP grid in 2015, making the move one year sooner than originally planned according to Piaggio Group's Chairman and CEO, Roberto Colaninno. Gresini Racing will manage the Aprilia bikes, though there's no indication yet of which riders will be chosen to compete for the team.

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  5. World Superspot Feature Vd MarkRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Paddock Talk

    A stellar 2014 season for young Dutchman Michael van der Mark - also known to many of his fans as 'Magic Mikey' - delivered the FIM Supersport World Championship title to the Pata Honda rider at Jerez on Sunday 7 September, with two rounds to spare. Entering the ninth race with a 53-point lead, any kind of finish ahead of his closest competitors would have taken the championship win.

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  6. Aprilia MotoGP entry with Gresini in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | MCNEWS

    The Aprilia brand's return to the top world motorcycling competition will take place in 2015, a year ahead of their previously announced plans. The intent of the Piaggio Group's strategy to commit the Aprilia brand in the MotoGP class is to favour a rapid growth of competitiveness, focusing all Aprilia Racing's technical and organisational efforts on developing prototypes.

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  7. Motorsport: Wiscombe win as Rod roars homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    CHARMINSTER hillclimb ace Rod Thorne secured two victories over the Sylva Striker of Doug Bennett in the Five Clubs double meeting at Wiscombe Park. Thorne, in his five-litre Rover V8-powered Pilbeam MP43, posted his best time of 38.27 seconds on his first official run to hold off Bennett, who finished 0.96secs in arrears.

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  8. Aprilia Officially Entering MotoGP In 2015, One Year Ahead Of ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Motorcycle.com

    Aprilia has announced today that it will be re-entering the MotoGP World Championship starting in 2015, one year ahead of schedule. Aprilia has struck a four-year long partnership with Gresini Racing, which currently fields Alvaro Bautista and Scott Redding aboard Honda machinery.

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  9. Aprilia fast track MotoGP entry with Gresini RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Motorsport.com

    MotoGP will have two new factory bikes on the grid in 2015 with Aprilia announcing that it will re-enter the MotoGP class next year with Gresini Racing being revealed as the team who will partner the Italian manufacturer. I would like to thank the Piaggio Group for giving me a fantastic opportunity, that is working closely with such a glorious manufacturer.

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  10. Aprilia Makes It Official: Back in MotoGP Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Motorcycle Daily

    Fresh off a double win in WSB at Jerez , , Aprilia has officially announced that it will enter MotoGP next year a year earlier than initially anticipated. As yet, its riders have not been named, but Marco Melandri is likely one of them.

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  11. MotoGP: Aprilia Set For MotoGP With Gresini TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Cycle News

    Photography by Gold & Goose As expected the announcement came today that Gresini Racing will manage Aprilia's MotoGP team, beginning next season in a four-year deal that will run through the end of the 2018 season. Aprilia is returning to MotoGP one year earlier than expected and riders have yet to be announced, though Marco Melandri is rumored to be headed back to MotoGP with Aprilia - the team he currently races for in World Superbike.

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  12. Aprilia To Return To MotoGP World Championship With Gresini Racing In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Roadracing World

    The Aprilia brand's return to the top world motorcycling competition will take place in 2015, a year ahead of their previously announced plans. The intent of the Piaggio Group's strategy to commit the Aprilia brand in the MotoGP class is to favour a rapid growth of competitiveness, focusing all Aprilia Racing's technical and organisational efforts on developing prototypes.

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  13. Call It "Revenge of the Cube" Aprilia To Re-Enter MotoGP With GresiniRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | SuperbikePlanet.com

    Aprilia officially announced that they will enter the Grand Prix motorcycle racing in the MotoGP class. The Aprilia brand's return to the top world motorcycling competition will take place in 2015, a year ahead of their previously announced plans.

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  14. BMW R nineT Custom Project JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Motorcycle USA

    In October 2013 BMW Motorrad officially announced the release of its R nineT roadster, a stripped-down package compared to some of BMW's other offerings with plenty of nostalgic appeal. The R nineT quickly became an alluring base bike for custom builders and in the year since its debut there have been numerous builds unleashed on the world.

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  15. 2015 Aprilia Tuono V4 R Aprc Abs First LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Sport Rider Magazine

    Aprilia USA has announced the availability of the 2015 Tuono V4 R APRC ABS model, which incorporates internal changes to the exhaust system that add three horsepower to the already powerful naked bike. The 2015 model was updated just last year with ABS, Brembo monoblock front brake calipers and increased fuel capacity, and those changes are also incorporated into the 2015 model.

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  16. Kawasaki Z1000 ABS Back For 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Motorcycle.com

    The Kawasaki Z1000 is nothing if not attention-grabbing, and for 2015 it will be back in Kawasaki's lineup of motorcycles. Team Green calls it " Sugomi " styling, which combines its sculpted shape - invoking a crouching predator - with painstaking details like its special "Z" ignition key, machined aluminum steering stem bolt and the intricate "Z" motif seat cover.

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  17. Matchless Making A Comeback With Model X, To Be Shown At EICMARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Motorcycle.com

    Legendary English marque, Matchless, is attempting to emulate another famous brand, Indian, by forming a comeback. After being purchased by the Malenotti family in 2012, the brand is now going through a revival.

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  18. Aprilia is Fast Out of the Gate at Jerez De La FronteraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Motorcycle Daily

    Jerez de la Frontera , 5 September 2014 - In the two free practice sessions on Friday, the first day of the tenth World Superbike round, Marco Melandri and Sylvain Guintoli were at the forefront. Marco proved to be fast straight away, taking the best time in the morning free practice session with 1'42.768.

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  19. Michael Van der Mark - 2014 World Supersport ChampionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | MCNEWS

    On 7 October 2012, Michael van der Mark won that year's Superstock 600 UEM European championship in only his second season on the Ten Kate Honda Junior Team's Honda CBR600RR. It was an especially impressive and outstandingly mature performance from the then 19-year-old from Gouda near Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

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  20. Jonathan Rea grinds out top six finishes to consolidate third placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | Fermanagh Today

    Jonathan Rea ground out two solid top-six finishes at Jerez in Spain to retain third place in the World Superbike Championship with two rounds remaining. The Pata Honda rider had qualified on row four in 10th position, but Rea was able to fight his way through to finish fourth in race one before taking more valuable points in the second encounter as he crossed the line in fifth place.

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