Gilera Strada: history, specs, pictures

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Gilera Strada
Also called 125 Strada, 150 Strada, VC150 Strada, VC 150 Strada
Production 1972 - 2009
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 60.0mm x 49.5mm
Top Speed 71 mph (115 km/h)
Horsepower 11.8 HP (8.8 KW) @ 8500RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Ignition cdi
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multidisc
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 2.75-18
Rear Tire 3.00-18
Length 79.92 inches (2030 mm)
Width 29.13 inches (740 mm)
Height 41.73 inches (1060 mm)
Seat Height 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Weight 123.0 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters)
Fuel Consumption 2.10 liters/100 km (47.6 km/l or 112.01 mpg)
Manuals Service Manual

The Gilera VC150 Strada was a single cylinder, four-stroke standard produced by Gilera between 1972 and 2009. It could reach a top speed of 71 mph (115 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 11.8 HP (8.8 KW) @ 8500 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 60.0mm bore x 49.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 145.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead valves (ohv).


The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multidisc.


It came with a 2.75-18 front tire and a 3.00-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The VC150 Strada was fitted with a 3.17 Gallon (12.00 Liters) fuel tank.