Is the Piaggio Fly a good scooter choice for senior citizens?

by Bob Dean

I'm considering a 2009 "Fly" 150cc. My wife and I are "senior" citizens but not TOO senior and just looking for a scooter to ride around town and locally. We're novice at scooters and found the 2009 "FLY" for $1,200 (new) Any reservations about the "FLY" model?

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May 31, 2011
Piaggio Fly 150
by: Anonymous

I am one who has also joined the "gray hair" group. After riding motorcycles for 40 years, I purchased my first scooter several years ago.
After learning my lesson about purchasing a Chinese scooter(s) (Lance and FLY) (don't), I purchased a Piaggio (500) and have been very happy with it.

But, I have ridden both the Piaggio 150 and 250 and liked them. I think that spending a few extra bucks on the 250cc though will ultimately provide you with a bit more versatility (top speed and acceleration) while still maintaining very good maneuverability.

Happy motoring!

Apr 20, 2010
by: Anonymous


Thanks for your feed-back! Based on your comments I'm gonna do it! Caution to the wind, etc. etc. .
Thanks, again.

Apr 19, 2010
Buy It
by: Jim Zeiser

The Piaggio Fly 150 is easily capable of speeds up to 60 mph, possibly more, and is powered by a Vespa engine. the original MSRP was $2900 so the price you've been quoted is quite a bargain. It has bigger wheels than a Vespa so it is more stable at speed. I would recommend it for the purposes you have stated.

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