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Old 10-21-2013, 10:19 PM   #1066
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Six Groms on top of Mt. Tamalpias 10/19/2013

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Old 10-22-2013, 01:37 AM   #1067
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You F@##ing C^$#ing suckers!!! You're the ones that bought all the Groms in the BA!! Can't wait till they get more in stock and we'll do a larger group ride...I'm thinking Three Peaks. The VCLG does it every year on scooters and I done two with them, one on a ruckus in '07 and one this year on an elite110. Takes most the day.
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Old 10-22-2013, 08:54 AM   #1068
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That's a great picture!

Yep, the Grom is just a kid's bike that will be outgrown in a few weeks...

That's what some have said.

Maybe that is just the advertizing to give the parents a good reason to buy one?

"I bought it for my kid" (Someday I may even let him/her ride it)
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Old 10-22-2013, 11:47 AM   #1069
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I rode it to work today. It will do 100 km/h when drafting a semi, but without it 95 km/h is pretty much as fast as it will go in flat ground. On the hill a semi had to pass me.

It's perfect in town though.

Now the rear brake really sucks in my opinion, the pedal is hard but I don't feel like its doing a whole lot, I felt like I was going to bend it before it would ever lock the tire. Is this the way they are or should I be taking it back for repair?
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Old 10-22-2013, 02:10 PM   #1070
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Very cool pic! We need a Grom rally!
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Old 10-22-2013, 02:15 PM   #1071
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Very cool pic! We need a Grom rally!
We made the Ducati rider take the picture...
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Old 10-22-2013, 03:44 PM   #1072
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Now the rear brake really sucks in my opinion, the pedal is hard but I don't feel like its doing a whole lot, I felt like I was going to bend it before it would ever lock the tire. Is this the way they are or should I be taking it back for repair?

mine is the same way.
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:25 AM   #1073
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Now the rear brake really sucks in my opinion, the pedal is hard but I don't feel like its doing a whole lot, I felt like I was going to bend it before it would ever lock the tire. Is this the way they are or should I be taking it back for repair?
Same with mine. I've gotten it to lock up during some quick braking exercises obliviously helped by the weight off the rear up from the front braking.
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Old 10-23-2013, 02:02 PM   #1074
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Now the rear brake really sucks in my opinion, the pedal is hard but I don't feel like its doing a whole lot, I felt like I was going to bend it before it would ever lock the tire. Is this the way they are or should I be taking it back for repair?
I guess... I think it's ok for a rear brake and its definitely better than the drum brakes I've used on several scooters including my wife's PCX.
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Old 10-25-2013, 05:54 AM   #1075
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What day is today?

It's Grom day!

Today is the day I really look forward to going to work.
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Old 10-25-2013, 06:24 AM   #1076
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What day is today?

It's Grom day!

Today is the day I really look forward to going to work.


Enjoy! Sadly, I couldn't ride to work today, because I had to drive the car with trailer in tow to pick my V7 Racer up from the dealer where it was getting some warranty work. I will be leaving early so I can go for a little ride when I get home though
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Old 10-25-2013, 12:22 PM   #1077
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I was just looking around my local honda shop at lunch and asked to see a Grom. "We had one and it sold the day we got it... order them every two weeks and they keep kicking the order out".

Looks like it will be a while before production catches up to demand.
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Old 10-25-2013, 07:13 PM   #1078
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What day is today?

It's Grom day!

Today is the day I really look forward to going to work.
Everybody sing:

Happy Grom Day to you.
Happy Grom Day to you.
Happy Grom Day dear Gore-TX,
Who's a hooligan - it's YOU!

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Old 10-26-2013, 08:02 AM   #1079
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My ComposiMo Tidy Tail should arrive with my mail today

Can't wait to ditch the stock tail!
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Old 10-28-2013, 03:00 PM   #1080
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Tail kit needs to be the first purchased mod for any Grom, it looks so much nicer without the stock tail.





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