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Gilera DNA 50

Gilera DNA 50

Price: £1,999 on the

Engine: Single-cylinder, two …

brake: 200mm disc, with two opposed pistons

tank: 9 litres (of which 2.1 is reserve)

It is safe to say the Gilera DNA 50 wasn’t designed with me in Or any girl come to that. The offering from the mighty stable, home to Gilera, is a toy through and through.

The name it all: with the DNA, is attempting to invent a new kind of gene pool by crossing a with a twist-and-go scooter.

Driving in a skirt is a strict since riding the DNA demands the frontal embrace of its much motorbike cousins — a style inexplicably known as Pedals jut out under the seat for to rest their feet on they fling their forward to reach the handlebars. sporty, but perhaps not what average London scooter is looking for.

This model is 49cc, making it the ticket for wannabe teen Certainly, the DNA drew more its fair share of stares the kids on the estates in my road. The drawback is that I suspect the DNA attract more than its share of joyriders, although, I didn’t get the chance to put that to the test. (I know from that the more modern the the more eminently stealable it to be; buy vintage and you barely even to lock the ignition.)

Gilera has designed the DNA to appeal to enthusiasts who lack the skill or to handle a big bike. The only is that once you hit the road, hard not to feel cheated. when you are driving a little Piaggio’s model for those on a it doesn’t seem to matter your top speed is only

But when your scooter-that-thinks-it’s-a-bike left behind at the traffic by even a Lycra-clad bicyclist, seems wrong. Frankly, it was embarrassing to be riding something looked the part, but didn’t to do the business.


Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50

The obvious drawback for a is the lack of space to store any Unlike its purebred scooting the DNA lacks any sort of clip which to hang your Although Gilera likes to that the model is user-friendly by to the lockable helmet storage you’d need to have a small head — and — to make use of the space.

The main plus was that the felt very sturdy on the Its 15-inch front wheel it stability that some of the 50cc models lack. The are fitted with tubeless tyres, or so the company says.

To poseurs can mimic their idols by staying seated at the because the fuel tank is inside the helmet compartment.

The dials on the instrument panel easy to read, although I find the inclusion of a rev counter useful. The coloured electronic did help to boost the DNA’s feel and I imagine would its appeal to the audience at which is aiming.

The DNA 50 comes in two colours, white and and has plenty of room on the back for a That said, the extra would slow the bike even more, only to the feeling of ignominy for the rider.

In it the looks of a grown-up bike, but the ability of a scooter, Gilera is it can hook young riders. the DNA 50, it probably will.

Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50
Gilera DNA 50

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