Tag Archive | "Gilera"

Is this how the speeder bike started out?

Monday, October 12, 2009


Minuses:  Uncomfortable, no storage space, poor fuel efficiency for a scooter, burns through rear tires.Pluses:  Would stand a good chance of smokin’ a Porsche 911 Turbo in a drag race. MCN, mostly known for Motorcycle News, couldn’t help themselves when they heard about this scooter of eeeeviiil.  The 2Evil is a custom tweaked dragster that […]

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124 MPH Scooter captures the eye of Gizmag

Monday, September 17, 2007


(video of the GP800 at EICMA shared by gguiotto. Thanks!) The Gilera 840cc scooter (GP800) startled the crew over at Gizmag. It starts out like this: An 840cc, 90-degree fuel injected V-twin, performance chassis, 200kmh top speed and braided brake lines… on a CVT, step-thru scooter? After sending heads spinning with its Nexus 500, a […]

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The most POWERFUL SCOOTER IN THE WORLD makes it’s debut

Wednesday, August 22, 2007


(By the POWER of GILERA! I HAVE THE POWERRRRR! The GP800 sure beats Battle Cat.) The first looks are coming in from Motociclismo.it of this twin-v, 839cc monster with a full report scheduled for September. They haven’t had a chance to really twist it, being in the “break-in” period and all, but they have managed […]

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Gilera Fuoco 500 Rocks! American’s green with envy. Everything is proceeding as I have foreseen.

Tuesday, June 26, 2007


Isn’t that the way it goes? Gilera, of the Piaggio family, is not available in the USA… which means they must create the best maxi-scooter ever. Motoblog.it has recently touched on a review from Lorenzo Baroni. In the review Lorenzo discovers that you truly cannot fall off of the 500cc monster (as seen in the […]

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NASA tests Gilera Fuoco 500ie as possible moon/mars rover

Wednesday, April 11, 2007


(As you can see, she performs marvelously in rocky, low gravity environments) It had been a while since I visited my steampunk friends over at the Honky-Tonk Dragon blog. But today after I perused the Indigenous Filipino scooter rally , the Flash Gordon scooter, and the SteamPed, I found this mind boggling photo of the […]

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Gilera Fire 500ie – What’s there not to like?

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

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This review doesn’t offer much more in terms of road tests, but what it lacks in actual content it makes up for in tight leather. I say click on the title link to see more FIRE!

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