Vespa owner Isabelle Goetz in Washington, D.C. August 17, 2007. All over America, riding a scooter is suddenly chic, not to mention economical. Scooter sales are skyrocketing, with women making up nearly half of the buyers. (Chuck Kennedy/MCT)
Vespa owner Isabelle Goetz in Washington, D.C. August 17, 2007. All over America, riding a scooter is suddenly chic, not to mention economical. Scooter sales are skyrocketing, with women making up nearly half of the buyers. (Chuck Kennedy/MCT) Chuck Kennedy/MCT
Vespa owner Isabelle Goetz in Washington, D.C. August 17, 2007. All over America, riding a scooter is suddenly chic, not to mention economical. Scooter sales are skyrocketing, with women making up nearly half of the buyers. (Chuck Kennedy/MCT) Chuck Kennedy/MCT

Scooters rev up in popularity

August 20, 2007 06:00 AM

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