New honda monkeybike coming soon! Honda Grom

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by Dezzie, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. Dezzie

    Dezzie Been here awhile

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7Eb3hSPznI
    details just released of the new msx 125 fuel injected single cylinder electric start bike, coming to europe in the spring, i think its the next gen monkey for the youth of today, already lots of tuning companys involved in making bling etc and theres a few custom ones on the thai sites already, honda is marketing this as a "global" bike i.e something to sell in all markets, just hope you fellas in the US can get it too!
    Heres a custom version you might like!
    http://www.thaispyshot.com/index.php?topic=692.0:clap:norton
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  2. DandyDoug

    DandyDoug Been here awhile

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    Please pardon the question from a senior citizen , why is it called a monkey bike ??:huh
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  3. Dezzie

    Dezzie Been here awhile

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    its a half sized bike they brought out in japan in the late 60s for leisure n fun, this has evolved into bikes of all shapes n sizes from different manufacturers over the years, but honda the originator havent released any new ones in the last 20 odd years until now, as the chinese have made so many copies of everybody elses bikes, honda have got mad and came out of the cupboard to start a new generation!
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  4. Dezzie

    Dezzie Been here awhile

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    DandyDoug Been here awhile

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    Thank you :D
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    must have...
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  7. JerryH

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    That looks quite a bit bigger than the monkey bikes I remember from the '60s. And somehow I just have a hard time imagining a 125cc bike doing all the stuff in that video. One thing is for sure, their advertising is not geared toward safety crazed America.
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  8. Woodsrat

    Woodsrat Gone ridin'

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    MSX-125 + thousands of dollars in Takegawa parts=one lost driver's license. It would be worth every penny.
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  9. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    Will buy. Make mine yellow. Maybe white. Heck, I don't care.
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  10. Chillis

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    Awesome!!!

    Reminds me of my old hooligan antics of the late teens to mid twenties. Not that I am looking to relive that era.
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  11. InlineSkate

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    I just don't see that kind of performance coming out of a 125cc engine. We'll see though.
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  12. toy4fun

    toy4fun GET out of the way

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    looks like great fun....espicially for those gymkana parking lot events!
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  13. Dezzie

    Dezzie Been here awhile

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  14. InlineSkate

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    I stand corrected.
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  15. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    Awesome! I want one!
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  16. Nihon Newbie

    Nihon Newbie Been here awhile

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    Clip-ons, stiffer fork springs, SS brake lines, and a bash guard for the header pipe, and I'll be going cross country again :D
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  17. Chillis

    Chillis Land Barge Pilot

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    Have you done this before on a small bike?
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    Nihon Newbie Been here awhile

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    Not on a motorbike, no. I did it on a bicycle recently, and I want to do it again on a motorcycle or scooter of some kind. :D
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  19. G19Tony

    G19Tony Been here awhile

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    When they arrive on these shores, I will get one. :freaky

    I'm liking the black. I have too many red bikes. :D
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    Sean-0 straya carnt

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