4 lessons I learned from my 18 months with a ’60s Italian motorcycle


It looked so sweet in the Craigslist ad. But if I’d known what I was in for when I signed the title and strapped the bike into the truck, I never would have bought that Gilera. I went through 18 months of old Italian motorcycle ownership, survived, and came out wiser—and a little more humble.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/11/08/lessons-learned-from-60s-italian-motorcycle-ownership