Owners’ Guide

Last Updated on by Pat

about If you’ve just bought an Aprilia RST1000 Futura – or if you’ve owned yours for years – you’ll find the information in this section useful.



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Aprilia RST1000 Futura owners' manual

Last Updated on May 25, 2014 by Pat Aprilia no longer make the owner’s manual available online. But I’m working on adding one to this site as soon as I can. You can also find workshop manuals and parts fiches on this website
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Aprilia RST1000 Futura luggage guide

Last Updated on June 5, 2014 by Mark EmburyIf you’ve got a Futura the chances are you’re thinking of doing long distance runs – and if you’re not you should be, as long trips are where the bike comes into its own. The Futura can carry a mountain of luggage, and in many cases came […]
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Meets, forums and websites

Last Updated on April 22, 2019 by Mark EmburySocial scene There’s a thriving community of Aprilia Futura owners worldwide, but it’s easiest to find other owners online.   Meets Most of the forums have a section on meets, track days, etc.  Here are quick links to some of them: Apriliaforum meets Aprilia Ridersite   Aprilia […]

Kill Switch

Last Updated on May 25, 2014 by PatThe owners’ manual for the Futura says don’t use it except in an emergency. So don’t. Unless it’s an emergency. Turn the bike on and off using the key. If you do trip it accidentally, the EFI light will flash and usually the word OFF appears on the […]

Using the dash

Last Updated on May 26, 2014 by PatHow to use the Aprilia RST1000 Futura’s electronic dash. There are several adjustments you can make to the dash of the Aprilia RST 1000 Futura, using the Mode and Set buttons. You need to see the Servicing section if you want to re-set the Service light: Unlike some […]
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Last Updated on May 25, 2014 by PatAccessories available for the Aprilia RST1000 Futura. See also the Modifications section.