For a guy, or at least for a guy with my particular socialization, scooters are all right for kids, women, and gay men, but not for me. If you're not going to have a truck, a man needs a motorcycle, or at least a car. Scooters fall into the same category as the VW Beetle, wine coolers, and purple velvet sportcoats: just a little too metrosexual for a real man.
Until now, that is. Camila's neighbor is a college student who has a Honda Ruckus
. That thing rocks. I'd ride one, and I'm not ashamed to admit it.