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Aprilia Sportcity 50

We rode it: Aprilia SportCity 250

23hp scooter is perfect for NYC’s crazy cabbies and potholes.

We’re going to let you in on PR folks generally speak in If a motorcycle is described as responsive, it means the handling is off and sneezing send you into a ditch. If the is “confidence-inspiring,” the bike usually out-run a glacier. So, when tells us a bike is sporty, yet we’re pretty suspicious.

Bikes described that way are the motorcycle equivalent of the Chevy circa 1992. But living in we’re always interested in up the horrendous commute, so when hit us about trying their 250, we figured, what the That old joke about and fat chicks aside, a 23hp, 79 mph sounded, well, pretty fun to us.

15-inch wheels, dual-disc brakes, and well-tuned suspension, the handling actually lives up to its It accelerates and turns well that you find yourself your morning commute in of apexes and braking zones. And you thinking of taxis and Wall Bimmers as hapless slower impeding your race to the line.

Luckily, the acceleration is fast that you’ll be a city away by the time those cars are across the intersection. staffer who rode it said, as if “Wow, this thing is fast.” Half the power of a standard in a scooter chassis do that. The only risk is every gap in traffic begins to beg for the

Of course, there’s no denying its roots, evidenced by the slightly auto-box throttle response and the that the suspension still against a lot of unsprung weight. Oh and that your knees are out in of you. In most situations, the handles with aplomb, but it sharp-edged potholes about as as your fiancée likes ATM from Scores.

Aprilia Sportcity 50
Aprilia Sportcity 50

And with a more rear-biased distribution from a sport the SportCity 250 does require a bit of brake for maximum stopping It’s a proper scoot, but it is a scoot.

And judged by that the SportCity is a practical companion for living. It’s got under-seat large enough for a helmet and a very legible combination dash and a phone charger. It darn-near anywhere and gets like 60 miles to the gallon?we’ve zipping around with the on the stop for about a week and the readout still reads full.

No need for a pit stop before the Prix of the Queensboro Bridge,

STORY: Christian Edstrom

Aprilia Sportcity 50
Aprilia Sportcity 50
Aprilia Sportcity 50


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