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Old 11-07-2013, 05:45 AM   #1096
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Old 11-07-2013, 06:59 PM   #1097
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One rider on Fuelly is averaging 120 mpgUS on his Grom over 2,700 miles lifetime since September.
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:30 PM   #1098
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2700 miles? lol.
i have 175 miles on one and 4 on the other
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Old 11-07-2013, 07:39 PM   #1099
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Get out there and ride OBD!

I'm pretty close or over 600 now, gotta do my oil change very soon.
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Old 11-10-2013, 07:33 PM   #1100
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I guess somebody let a KLR owner design some Grom accessories...



http://www.ebay.com/itm/Honda-Grom-L...a1e75d&vxp=mtr
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Old 11-11-2013, 12:08 PM   #1101
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Check out this Craigslist add for a Grom on the Big Island of Hawaii where I live. Bikes are more here, but Geebus!!

http://honolulu.craigslist.org/big/mcy/4181761486.html



Guess I could buy all I can find from the main land, ship them here, and make oodles of money (a joke).
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Old 11-18-2013, 08:25 PM   #1102
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We are experiencing some incredibly beautiful weather: low in the upper 60's and high in the mid 80's. Gotta love November in Texas.

Anyway, I took advantage of the weather and rode the Grom to work. I hit 61 mph on flat and I felt I could have squeezed out a couple more mph. The pegs were buzzing a lot but handling was unaffected. I really feel the motor is a little stronger now.
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Old 11-19-2013, 07:00 PM   #1103
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What do you have on it for miles now gore-tx? I'm at 750 miles and I'm still gaining a little bit more each time I ride.
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:28 AM   #1104
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What do you have on it for miles now gore-tx? I'm at 750 miles and I'm still gaining a little bit more each time I ride.
I am close to 1,200 miles on it.
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:12 PM   #1105
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Can any of you grom guys compare the grom to a tw200 with street tires?
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Old 11-21-2013, 11:01 PM   #1106
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Can any of you grom guys compare the grom to a tw200 with street tires?
I don't have a Grom but don't do it!

TW's are awesome!
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Old 11-23-2013, 06:28 AM   #1107
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Can any of you grom guys compare the grom to a tw200 with street tires?
tdub200 is faster and more offroad capable then the grom. grom is an injected mini motorcycle with scooter tires.
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Old 11-23-2013, 07:06 AM   #1108
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tdub200 is faster and more offroad capable then the grom. grom is an injected mini motorcycle with scooter tires.
50% higher MSRP on the Yamaha vs the Grom. Of course, some would say it is at least 50% more bike.
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Old 11-23-2013, 12:57 PM   #1109
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I wouldn't sell the tdub. Just wanted to know if getting a grom would be too similar.
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Old 11-24-2013, 04:33 PM   #1110
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It got so damn cold (high in the lower 40s and low in the mid 30s) in San Antonio that I don't think I will be able to enjoy riding the Grom over Thanksgiving. The cold just came early and is here to stay. It's unusual for us to be getting such low temperatures for so long (yes it will last 4-5 days which is a LONG time here in San Antonio). So no riding.
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