New honda monkeybike coming soon! Honda Grom

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

  1. jas67

    jas67 Been here awhile

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    +1 on both counts!
  2. jas67

    jas67 Been here awhile

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    I am officially jealous of all of you that got your Groms. Congrats to all!
    I'm hoping to get one next year.
  3. Dezzie

    Dezzie Been here awhile

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  4. DudeClone

    DudeClone Long timer

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    its just little BIG FUN :clap

    reports in the GROM thread in the Road Warriors forum also reflects much interest and good initial sales for the little guy. even if Grom doesn't last forever i have a feeling what sells will be getting around the MC world quite a bit on the used market, and attracting a lot of attention for its owner wherever one goes
  5. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    On my ride yesterday we made a stop at a local scooter shop. The Grom drew a lot of attention. Lots of people came out to look at it - including the shop owner. There's a scooter rally in Austin the last weekend of September. My wife and I are planning on attending the event. Should be fun to see how the Grom fares among scooterists.
  6. CaptnJim

    CaptnJim Scootist

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    See? It's already bringing out the hooligan in you! :evil
  7. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    Damn rain I didn't get to ride today. :cry
  8. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    Pic from this past Saturday's ride:

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  9. quasigentrified

    quasigentrified Ape Trumpet

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    [​IMG] -- or does this belong in scooter girls?
  10. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    Very nice!!!
  11. CaptnJim

    CaptnJim Scootist

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    OK, it's growing on me... presentation is everything. :evil
  12. DudeClone

    DudeClone Long timer

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    small people make the bike look big. but i must say the self shot pic of gore-tx in the mirror reveals the bike to be of good size. i wouldn't think much of it if eyeing one on the road, unaware of what it is. prob think "thats pretty neat wonder how fast it is?" also seeing the close up pics of it makes the bike look quality. as in HONDA quality. everything looks good and well done imo

    its like s scooter sized MC. i like it :clap
  13. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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  14. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    That's exactly it!
  15. dan0

    dan0 just going with it.

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    180cc kit?

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  16. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    It don't sound like it's tuned right or the parts used to build the head and valve train aren't jiving.
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    Stray Dog Been here awhile

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    Agree sounds awfull, obvously won't tickover.
    I'm afraid I don't beleive that speedo either
    Toped out at 158km 98mph.
    Didn't seem to be passing traffic that quick.

    Dog
  18. Tip Over

    Tip Over Whoopsie!

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  19. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    The speedo reads off the transmission's final drive.Any sprocket changes will affect the accuracy of the speedo reading.
  20. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    Hahaha! I got to ride my Grom today.

    ...And you didn't! :lol3