For a budget-minded commuter, there’s the traditional-looking but supremely capable Buddy from Chicago’s Genuine Scooter Company (the bike is built in Taiwan). It hits speeds of more than 50 mph and still returns over 90 mpg. “These scooters are unkillable,” Waters says. “The rental places in resort towns like Key West all use Buddys.”
Power: 9.7 hp
Range: 153 miles
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