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    2007 Genuine Buddy 125 $1600

      Up for sale – this 2007 Buddy 125, Red, 13k miles. It’s got a fresh battery, carb cleaner and has been onced over by one of our mechanics. These are great, reliable bikes. It’s got a few scratches here and there but overall is a mechanically sound, solid bike. See photos for detail. This […]

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    2006 Genuine Buddy 50 $1200

    Up for sale – just gone over and got running this 2006 Genuine Buddy 50 in Silver and Black. ~8000 Miles. As is. New front brakes. Runs well. First $1200 takes it. Has title. We are closed on Sundays – please check our website for hours.

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    The Genuine Hooligan Has Arrived!

    RULE THE ROAD! Introducing the Hooligan, Genuine’s most rugged, exhilarating and versatile scooter yet. Designed to dominate in the 200cc and under class, the Hooligan packs a mean punch. With its long wheel base, dual rear suspension and dual disc brakes, Hooligan is among the most powerful rides in its class. Loaded with extras, the […]

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    The Stella Automatic Has Arrived!

    Genuine Scooters has been in love with Stella from the beginning. And we are still in love with Stella today. Her classic design is enduring and timeless. And now she’s been reinvented. With an automatic transmission, the new Stella 125 is a scooter that anyone can ride. She is fast, fuel efficient and is environmentally […]

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  • Buddy 170i Scooter

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    NEW! 2014 Buddy 170i, $3299

    Have you ever been to the grocery store and you see a familiar product, but it has packaging that proclaims that it’s “new and improved”?  Then you look a little closer and it seems that only the packaging has been new and improved?  It’s a little disappointing, right?  Luckily, when Genuine announces a product that […]

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  • Buddy 125 Scooter

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    NEW! 2014 Genuine Buddy 125, $2799

    This good-looking, practical scooter has won the hearts of many over the years. Sure, people come in looking for a reliable, daily commuter scoot or something to get them around town.   Little did they expect how much they’d fall in love with this scooter. It becomes an integral part of their lives, that they feel weird without it. […]

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    NEW! Other Genuine Scooter Models

    We can special order any of the other models Genuine Scooters offers. All new Genuine Scooters come with a 2-year warranty and 2-year roadside assistance.  For complete specs, check out the Genuine Scooters web site. Buddy “Lil” International, $2199 It’s hard to get more European than the Buddy Italia or the Buddy Pamplona. Stylish and […]

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Winter Holiday Hours.

We will be closed from December 24 through January 3. We will reopen on January 4. Have a nice Hogswatch, and we’ll see you on the other side of the arbitrarily designated day that we start the new year.

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Have a chance to win a Stella Automatic, and make the world a better place in the process.

Inscape Publico is raffling off a Stella Automatic. The tickets are $25, and available at the link. Inscape Publico is trying to make the world a better place. Here’s what they have to say about themselves. Do yourself and the world a favor, and consider picking up a raffle ticket.

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Scooter thefts are way up this year.

Hello to all that may come across this post. I have no idea how to attempt to get this message to everybody that may be affected by this massive increase. If you come across it and know someone with a scooter, please pass this word of warning along to them. PLEASE CHAIN YOUR SCOOTER TO […]

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2007 Genuine Buddy 125 $1600

Posted by on July 21, 2017

  Up for sale – this 2007 Buddy 125, Red, 13k miles. It’s got a fresh battery, carb cleaner and has been onced over by one of our mechanics. These are great, reliable bikes. It’s got a few scratches here and there but overall is a mechanically sound, solid bike. See photos for detail. This […]

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2006 Genuine Buddy 50 $1200

Posted by on July 21, 2017

Up for sale – just gone over and got running this 2006 Genuine Buddy 50 in Silver and Black. ~8000 Miles. As is. New front brakes. Runs well. First $1200 takes it. Has title. We are closed on Sundays – please check our website for hours.

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July 3-4 hours

Posted by on June 30, 2017

We will be closed July 3rd and 4th for the holiday.

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Closed Friday January 20 2017

Posted by on January 17, 2017

We will be closed Friday, January 20 2017 for reasons that should be fairly obvious. It’s probably going to be a mess, and we don’t want to deal with it. We will reopen Saturday, Jan 21 2017.

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Holiday Hours 2016-17

Posted by on December 23, 2016

We will be closed from Saturday, Dec 24 2016 until Tuesday, Jan 3 2017 for the holidays.  

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Who We Are

Modern Classics is a full-service scooter and motorcycle shop located in Washington, DC. We carry new Genuine scooters including the unbeatable Buddy 125 and 170i, the new Stella 4-Stroke, and a varied selection of used and consignment scooters and motorcycles. We also feature riding gear from Rev’It!, AGV, Alpinestars, Icon, Z1R, and GoGo Gear.

Modern Classics services a wide variety of vintage and modern motorcycles and scooters. We are also an authorized service center for Ural motorcycles.

Visit Us!

We are located at:
955 V St., NE
Washington, DC 20018

We are open:
M-F 10-6; Sa 9-5
Closed Sunday