electricsSome of the UK bike press gave the Aprilia RST1000 Futura a bad name for electrical problems.

This isn’t strictly true as many bikes don’t give any trouble at all, but problems are not unheard of. See reliability and top modifications for more information.

This info on the Futura and rain on the Apriliaforum is also worth looking at.

Aprilia Futura – Electrical system and fixing electrical problems