Milage: 1000 - 5000 Miles
Likes: Nothing else like it; fun to ride; Honda dependability and quality; attracts lots of positive attention
Dislikes: Small; struggles to keep up with traffic; no storage aside from front basket

Review: I've had my Gyro for about 9 months now and I have to say of the 3 scooters I have it never fails to put a smile on my face. It's quirky, easy to ride and so much fun (unless climbing steep grades)! Aside from adding gas and the occasional 2-stroke oil it's virtually maintenance-free. And it starts the first time, every time as well.

It's perfect for running small errands or just a ride around the neighborhood. Mine will comfortably ride at 33-35mph on level terrain, so it's not the best in busy urban driving situations. That said I do get lots of waves from pedestrians and questions at traffic lights.

All in all it's a well-made, one of a kind machine you would be fortunate and happy to own!”

1984 HONDA GYRO (NN50MD & TG50)
Milage: 5000 - 10,000 Miles
Likes: Stability of three wheels, the questions I get asked
Dislikes: Slow, parts are hard to find.

Review: ”I have two Gyros: a 1984 NN50MD and a 1986 TG50. I love them both. The ’86 is a mile or two faster than the ’84 but not much. Every time I ride one I get asked a lot of questions and draw a lot of attention.

The only bad things to say is they are slow (what do you expect out of 50cc) and parts are hard to find. I found a place called
S & Z Scooter on the net that has a lot of parts for Gyro. They know a lot about them also. Email and tell them what you need.”

Milage: 0 - 1000 Miles
Likes: Unique and ingenious pivoting frame. Amazing stability in cornering
Dislikes: Aftermarket parts non-existent

Review: ”I was a newbie in Mini Motard racing with my 110 cc pit-bike. It was okay, but I noticed an '85 Gyro S for sale and made the purchase. Having no intention of racing the Gyro, the pit-bike was sold and I was left without a race-bike. I had seen the Gyro being raced in Japan (youtube) so I decided to try mine with the mini-motard club.

That was 2 years ago, and I still have NOT bought another pit-bike. The Gyro S is completely satisfying my appetite for racing bikes. The Gyro S is still in stock specs, and as strong as the day I started racing it. While underpowered compared to the other 2-wheel mini's, the Gyro compensates by being very efficient through the corners.”

1985 HONDA GYRO S (TG50)
Milage: 0 - 1000 Miles
Likes: Uniqueness
Dislikes: Parts scarcity

Review: “Astounding what a little Methano in gas tank, Castrol Racing 2-stroke oil (good stuff only available in U.K), can do for horsepower. Then add a carburetor bell mouth that looks like Dizzy Gillespie's trumpet, along with a custom-built carbon fibre and stainless expansion chamber; stir all the above together with jetting changes, I now have an honest 55mph machine, although proceed at your own risk. This is more fun than any of the other bikes I own, or have owned.”

Milage: 1000 - 5000 Miles
Likes: Dependable
Dislikes: Can’t find tires

Review: “Overall a good bike....needs tires though.”


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