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Tortilla Jackson Feb 25th 2020 07:54 PM

Don't ever ride a Grom!
 
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Or you will want one! I went and looked at a Grom tonight just for something to do and couldn't help but buy it. It's ridiculously fun!

Texasl Feb 26th 2020 07:23 AM

One of the few bikes that SWMBO has absolutely nixed. It was something to do with she did not believe that I had the self control and maturity to stay out of jail. :o

Syringe Feb 26th 2020 07:25 AM

Those are fun. I had a "close call" with the purchase of a Kawasaki Z125 as well, after a test ride....

unicykle Feb 26th 2020 07:48 AM

Ive come to the conclusion its way more fun to ride a slow bike fast than a fast bike slow. Per cc i had more fun on my modded crf50 than just about anything else and latley ive been rocking a wr250X and its nice to WOT some gears and not be bug eyed for the fuzz. I will say the mechanical empathy is hard to get over screaming it around all the time.

coastrider Feb 26th 2020 08:30 AM

A few years ago a fellow from Italy came to Oregon to do a reasonably long ride on a Grom and write about it for a magazine. Honda loaned him one to use. The place he used as a "home base" was down the coast from me. He rode that thing over 2000 miles mostly in Oregon I think, don't recall the whole route. I linked up with him for a day ride and took some photos and video of him riding it. I also rode it a little bit to see what it was like, maybe 10 minutes. Very light and easy to maneuver but seemed like there was not enough leg room to really be comfortable.

FeralRdr Feb 26th 2020 09:25 AM

Sometimes you just gotta say "YES" to the madness. :devil:

Bald Guy Feb 26th 2020 10:02 AM

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We used a Grom for class last year. Fun bike to ride, but new riders tended to do impressive stoppies completely by accident (or so they say!). One guy did a nice end over end. Fortunately he placed his body between the pavement and the bike, saving major damage to the motorcycle.

Now this is something I want!

jared p Feb 26th 2020 10:16 AM

Absolute truth. I picked up a Yamaha Zuma a few years ago and that was probably the most fun I've ever had on 2 wheels.

Alpine 318is Feb 26th 2020 10:45 AM

Grom Racing at the kart track at the Ridge?!?!

tod701 Feb 26th 2020 11:27 AM

I have a pair of Honda EZ90 Cubs.
Tons of mischievous fun to be had.

alienbogey Feb 26th 2020 05:40 PM

Grom racing at the Bol d'Oregon June 7th this year. McMinnville kart track.

We entered two last year and will have 4 or more this year.

sunofnun Feb 27th 2020 12:22 PM

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I can get down with the groms.. its so easy to throw in the truck.

sunofnun Feb 27th 2020 12:24 PM

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when we go shooting its the perfect TRD (target retrieval device). ;)

Quicklimegirl Feb 29th 2020 08:03 PM

When the Z125 Pro came out to compete with the Grom, the first thing I thought of was how much I'd like to have one, but with the stock motor removed, and to fit a KX100 motor in it.

A guy I know from a 2 stroke forum is just now finishing a Grom with a YZ125 motor in it. Now THAT'S the Grom I'd like to ride!

Nathan Mar 3rd 2020 04:00 PM

uh oh this just hit the showroom floor...

https://pitsterpro.com/image/cache/c...1200x1200.jpeg

https://pitsterpro.com/image/cache/c...1200x1200.jpeg

https://pitsterpro.com/index.php?rou...uct_id=1253270

Funny no one mentioned the Monkey...adapt the suspension off this new fat tire bike to it and ya got a street legal fat tire mini bike...


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