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.
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
If 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 with factory hard luggage that is second to […]
Social scene There’s a thriving community of Aprilia Futura owners worldwide, but it’s easiest to find other owners online. UK and US owners You’ll find these on the Apriliaforum and the Aprilia Futura Facebook Group. You’ll find mainly UK based riders on The Aprilia Ridersite Forum. Continental EU Futura meets French Futura meet The Futura […]
The 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 dash readout. It’s also the first thing […]
How 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 of the other Aprilia 1,000cc bikes, you […]
Accessories available for the Aprilia RST1000 Futura. See also the Modifications section.