New honda monkeybike coming soon! Honda Grom

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

  1. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    It looks very sharp! Nicely done.
  2. CaptnJim

    CaptnJim Scootist

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    I got an e-mail today from a Honda dealer in Arizona (I am on their list because we bought face shields there). In that e-mail, they said they had a Grom "on display - not for sale"; but they are taking deposits on orders.

    Sounds like Honda isn't geared up for the demand. I was in that shop earlier this month - they had a new Forza on the floor at that time, but had only gotten one Grom (sold before it arrived) in and didn't know when they'd have another.

    Closest thing to Grom content I've had.

    Jim
  3. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    Keep trying Jim. It will happen for you too. :lol3
  4. CaptnJim

    CaptnJim Scootist

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    I don't think so... my wife wouldn't let me ride her PCX. :evil
  5. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    :rofl

    Now that's funny!! :lol3
  6. dan0

    dan0 just going with it.

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  7. DOUBLE-O G

    DOUBLE-O G Smooth Operator

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    The wife and I went to another rally today. It's called Rally de Los Muertos (http://rallydelosmuertos.com/). We decided to go on the long ride which took us to a local lake called Canyon Lake (about 50 miles away from San Antonio). I was sure I was going to be left behind but the Grom held its own and many people told me they were impressed by how quick it was (I was surprised too!). Sure, it's not the fastest uphill but I did just fine and we all had a blast. It was a very good group composed of several Vespa GTS Super, 2 PCX (including my wife's), a few Kymco scooters, several Hondas, 2 MP3s (one 250cc and one 500cc) and a very cool Vespa PX200 (2 stroke).

    No pics, just really good memories.
  8. dbarale

    dbarale Squiddly slow

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    Not mine, no interest in the sale but I figured someone here might be interested...

    http://asheville.craigslist.org/mcy/4153174230.html

    Honda Grom 125 2014 Accepting best offer - $3000 (asheville nc)

    © craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMap





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    </figure> <section id="postingbody"> ENGINE TYPE 124.9cc air-cooled, four-stroke Single
    BORE x STROKE 52.4mm x 57.9mm
    COMPRESSION RATIO 9.3:1
    VALVE TRAIN SOHC; two valves per cylinder
    INDUCTION PGM-FI with automatic enrichment
    TRANSMISSION Four-speed
    FINAL DRIVE Chain
    SUSPENSION:
    FRONT 31mm inverted fork; 3.9 inches travel
    REAR Single shock with steel box-section swingarm; 4.1 inches travel
    BRAKES:
    FRONT Single 220mm disc with hydraulic dual-piston caliper
    REAR Single 190mm disc with hydraulic single-piston caliper
    TIRES:
    FRONT 120/70-12
    REAR 130/70-12
    WHEELBASE 47.4 in.
    RAKE 25°
    TRAIL 81mm
    CLAIMED SEAT HEIGHT 30.1 in.
    FUEL CAPACITY 1.45 gallons, including 0.38-gallon reserve
    CURB WEIGHT 225 lb.
    COLORS Pearl Red, Metallic Black

    Call :804 307 7618 </section>
  9. Rodknee

    Rodknee sensitive? who, me?

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    finally won my first race with the grom... it was nice to finally out accelerate something! :rofl

    1971 Honda CT70, the grom's grand daddy

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  10. JagLite

    JagLite Long timer

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    Great comparison picture!
  11. Rugby4life

    Rugby4life Been here awhile

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    That's impressive, especially since he's running a race pipe and everything. :lol3
  12. Rodknee

    Rodknee sensitive? who, me?

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    balanced my front tire today chasing a 50mph+ vibration. hmm, how can i lift up the front to get the wheel off?

    got it:

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    picked up some tires for my adventure bike, hmm, how to get them home?

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    went to starbucks and bullshitted with the HOG (Hugely Obese Grom) owners...

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  13. Rodknee

    Rodknee sensitive? who, me?

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    grom pegs fuggin suck, so i put on some psr pegs. much much betterer.

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  14. sealsam

    sealsam Sam...I am.

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    That is just plain funny.

    You need neon yellow goggles now to match.

    So, lets make this a tire thread. What tire do you suggest is best to wear a belly protectorate? :rofl:lol3
  15. dan0

    dan0 just going with it.

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    I know that Starbucks. :clap

    I got about 65 miles in on the Grom today. Going to rain tomorrow, but I hope to get some more mileage in on Friday and Saturday, hopefully some GoPro video too.
  16. ben2go

    ben2go Moto Flunky

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    Michelin man turned black and hi viz yellow and went on a diet. :lol3

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  17. sendler

    sendler Been here awhile

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  18. OBD

    OBD Other Brother

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    2700 miles? lol.
    i have 175 miles on one and 4 on the other :huh
  19. dan0

    dan0 just going with it.

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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.
  20. dan0

    dan0 just going with it.

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