Piaggio Fly 150

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by Jim Moore, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. Jim Moore

    Jim Moore Long timer

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    Hi Folks,

    I might have a chance to pick up a Fly 150. Any thoughts? (I searched. Didn't really find anything) What is the relationship between Vespa and Piaggio?

    Thanks,
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  2. Jim Moore

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    Thanks. Is a 2007 with 4500 miles worth $750? That seems like a good deal. Am I missing something?.
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  3. JerryH

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    I would recommend the Fly 150. Some time back, I had a chance to get a good deal on a new "scratch and dent" model from a local dealer. It looks like a solid scoot, and says Piaggio on it, so even though it is made in China, it is not your typical CCS (cheap Chinese scooter) I had a lot of other things going on at the time and didn't get it. Now I wish I had.

    EDIT: It's STILL there. I may go down Tuesday and pick it up. The price is the total OTD price, and it has a full warranty. It would solve my problem of needing a freeway legal scooter.

    http://www.victorybmw.com/default.a...oorplan=null&length=&weight=&lat=&lng=&miles=
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  4. Süsser Tod

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    For $750 you can't go wrong, and its by far the cheapest way to get a Vespa 150 powered scooter.
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  5. Discojon75

    Discojon75 Been here awhile

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    FYI, I weight 215#s and my Dad's will top out around 58mph at sea level with me on it.
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  6. JerryH

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    Hmm. I'm currently at 227 (but on a diet) and my Zuma 125 tops out at the same speed. Yet the 150 is freeway legal, and the 125 is not.
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  7. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    Expect the performance to be about the same on the Fly 150 as on
    the Zuma, maybe just a bit more torque, and don't expect build
    quality to be comparable to the Zuma, even if it's still a good scoot.

    At that price it's a steal.
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  8. Jim Moore

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    Thanks for the info, guys. It was gone before I got there.
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  9. cdwise

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    What model year? The new Flys are getting very good review while some of the older ones see to be more problem prone than their Vespa equivalents with the same motor.
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  10. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    I wouldn't blame it on any specific model year since all 150s are the same.
    Vespa is built to a higher standard, and not in China anyways.
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  11. cdwise

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    The new Fly 150 has a different body and motor than the older one which is why I asked.
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  12. onesaintsfan

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    :roflFor the Typhoon
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  13. Chillis

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    In the Fly 150 thread?
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  14. onesaintsfan

    onesaintsfan BigJohnHart

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    Would have got the fly if I had not gotten such a smoking deal on the Typhoon. Just gigin
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  15. Chillis

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    I thought there was Typhoon thread. I always liked the Typhoon. Almost got one myself(used but new). Then wanted a new from dealer but the local shop tries to ad $1500 in fees/tax on a $2700 bike.

    Off road yet?
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  16. fullmetalscooter

    fullmetalscooter Let me take this duck off

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    go for it's worth 1250 to 1500 most days . Good rep but part are pricey compared to other. Dealers often my not have common parts and you have to wait for them to get in.
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  17. onesaintsfan

    onesaintsfan BigJohnHart

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    they are first class and have bought many bikes from them. They had this new 2013 for $2400 and did not add any fees or anything, so since this is my first scooter and just wanted a pit bike for track days I jumped on it. Sure wish I had some fuel injection, but for the price could not beat it.
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