The first motorised bike I rode in my teens was the Kinetic Luna owned by my cousin. It was quite an exciting ride for me since I was used to riding only bicycles those days. Me and my cousin rode the Luna so much in an evening that emptied its small fuel tank. With no petrol pump nearby, we started pedaling the Luna to reach home.
Today, we have so many mopeds and the Luna is rare even in the remotest villages of India. But, a Mumbai based guy named Anslem Fernandes has gone ahead and modified the Kinetic Luna. He calls it “Luna-tic”.
This is a 1990 Kinetic Luna moped. Mr. Anslem bought the Luna for INR 2000 from scrap and spent INR 10,000 on this built. All the parts were procured by himself without any outside help. He says, ” I was quiet fascinated by this moped mainly due to its cycle and old school look. So I decided to modify it and did a lot of Google search before I finalised on what I actually wanted and sourced all the never to be found parts. The moped was completely broken down in my building parking lot, painted and assembled back again. For a small 50 cc engine it definitely runs well and makes heads turn while I take it for a spin.”
Apart from this Luna, his collection also includes a modified Bajaj M-80, a 1978 Lambretta and a 1982 Yezdi Classic D-250. So what do you think about this unique Kinetic Luna ? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.