2002 Aprilia Falco SL1000R

$3,000

Description

Click here for an CycleVIN Motorcycle History Report on this 2002 Aprilia Falco SL1000. Additional photos are available here for your perusal.

Introduced in 1999, the Falco was a sporty road bike that slotted into Aprilia’s line-up between the sport touring Futura and the supersport RSV Mille.

Like both of those bikes, the Falco utilized a 996cc Rotax V-Twin engine – in this application it was good for 118 horsepower and 70 ft-lb of torque.

Aprilia updated the model for 2002 with a “R” designation- it was mechanically the same but it got some cosmetic updates. As Motorcyclist magazine put it, “while the previous Falco–with simple painted bodywork, a silver frame, and the odd exposed bits and pieces in a Crayola 64-box of different hues–seemed a mishmash, the new Falco R appears remarkably more sleek and cohesive. Credit the anthracite paint on the frame, the tasteful matte-black finish on the tank and tailsection, and the more careful color-coordination of the oily bits. There’s no mistaking the bike’s lineage thanks to the Mille-esque fairing (packing three headlights) and a flat-topped plastic fuel tank, but this year the Falco cuts a color profile all its own.”

The Falco competed against bikes like the Honda Super Hawk and the Suzuki TL, but Aprilia packed it with components like Sachs/Showa suspension, Brembo wheels, and Brembo brakes. MCN summed up the Falco by saying, “Less is sometimes more. By making its roadster less extreme than the RSV Mille sportster it’s based on Aprilia broadened its appeal and produced a motorcycle that’s both easier and more fun to ride.”

This example is VIN: ZD4PAC0032S100697. The seller acquired it from a member of the military in Colorado Springs, Colorado in January of 2019.

During his ownership, the seller has covered 4,750 miles. The odometer shows 41,040 miles.

Modifications:
Aprilia Racing SL Carbon exhaust.

Penske shock.

Relocated rear blinkers using saddlebag mounts, “easily removable universal exhaust baffles installed upstream of mufflers.”

ProGrip grips, aftermarket bar end weights.

Battery tender lead.

Cosmetic Blemishes:


In the seller’s ownership, he has “performed regular oil services, replaced brake fluid with DOT 5, replaced coolant with recommended type, performed regular chain maintenance, and replaced tires (2018 date codes) at 38,415 miles. Previous owner reported valve clearance/adjustment during ownership, and dealer services..”

The seller notes “infrequent/intermittent activation of the low fuel light and low temperature display at the same time while riding, returns to normal during ride. Possible loose electrical connections as cause.”

The sale includes two keys, a Pit Bull rear stand, saddlebags/mounting frames, rear cowl, and a bike cover.



The sale also includes the tool kit and “Use and Maintenance” book.

Currently located in Cimarron, New Mexico, this Aprilia is offered on a clean New Mexico with registration current through February 2023.

Have any Falco stories or questions about this listing? Let us know in the “Comments” tab!

Additional Information

Location

Cimarron, New Mexico, N/A

Year

2002

Make

Aprilia

Model

Falco

Mileage

N/A

VIN

ZD4PAC0032S100697

Title

Clean

Title State/Country

New Mexico

Private Party/Dealership

Private Party

Additional Charges

No

CycleVIN

https://cyclevin.com/ZD4PAC0032S100697.pdf

Subscribe
Notify of
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Shipping Information

Continental US:
Haul Bikes will ship anything sold through Iconic for $750 (this went up on 5/12 due to increases in gas costs) in the Continental US, and Iconic will handle the paperwork on your behalf. You do not need to crate your bike or drain the gas/disconnect the battery if you go with Haul Bikes. We are glad to work with the shipper of your choice as well, but you will have to arrange it.

Please note:

  • spares/extras will have to be shipped separately via FedEx or similar.
  • the fee includes $15,000 of insurance with a $500 deductible. Additional insurance can be purchased at a cost of $50 per additional $5,000 of value.
  • additional details can be found here

Southern California
On a case-by-case basis, we can transport motorcycles in our van.

We are located in Santa Monica, California 90405.
Local Rates (one way):
0-50 miles: $150
50-150 miles: $300

Alaska/Hawaii:
Please contact concierge@iconicmotorbikes.com for a quote.

Canada:
We recommend TFX

$1,500 for Los Angeles, CA to Canada is a ROUGH ballpark, please contact TFX for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Europe and Asia:
We recommend Shippio

$1,500 for US to Europe/Asia is a VERY ROUGH ballpark, please contact Shippio for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Australia/New Zealand:
We recommend Bikes Abroad

$1,500 for US to Australia is a ROUGH ballpark, please contact Bikes Abroad for an exact quote including shipping and customs.

Iconic Motorbike Auctions