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Hey guys is anyone here having the honda grom as their only bike? I think it would be a great starter bike and when you get tired of power you can just modify the heck out of it :smile: What are your thoughts on this topic?
 

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After 200 miles on one, not if you are going to use it on the freeway. Around town and in the canyons it is a blast. I would not feel comfortable taking it on the highway, it will get up to speed eventually but it just takes to long. IMO
 

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At this moment i only have the msx(eu grom) in my garage. For me it works just fine but like rkwfxd said, it depends on how and where you need the bike to perform..!
 

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Yep, gonna be my only bike. Well only bike next to the 1980 Honda CT70 that is.
 

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Yep, sell my Harley! Hell no!

Just another for the collection. I should have 10 bikes sitting in my gazebo after this weekend. :)

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Technically, the Grom is my only bike right now. At least registered with tags and insurance. I've got about 30 bikes but this is the only one that is street legal.

For the amount of time I have to ride it works out; it's fun, easy to use and cheap to keep.

It's not my only form of transportation though. Big difference. Where I live it wouldn't be practical. All of the roads to get anyplace from my little town are high speed and swarming with bad drivers.
 

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I plan on it being my first bike. Then after move up into a CB500F or a 390 Duke. Then I can use the Grom to teach my gf how to ride and let her rock that.
 

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I plan on it being my first bike. Then after move up into a CB500F or a 390 Duke. Then I can use the Grom to teach my gf how to ride and let her rock that.
Send her through a riding course first. Let her make mistakes on other people's bikes. That way your Grom and girlfriend stay more or less intact.
 

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But no matter what you do to the Grom it is not going to be a race bike, sport touring bike, a bike with storage like a scooter, dirt bike, trail bike, etc. plus once you modify it, you no longer have the original Grom. There is really not a single bike that does it all. If I had to try, I would pick something like the Ninja 300, but bikes by their design and performance are specialized so much that you need multiple bikes to take advantage of the benefits of each. I like unique bikes that do one or two things very well, but I don't try to modify them.
 

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I actually sold my 2000 CBR 600F4i to purchase a grom. It will be my only bike. Cant wait for it to arrive in Canada. I'm hoping its all everyone says it is. Itll save me a ton in gas to and from work, and provide fun riding around town. My cbr had turned into a daily communter and not much else, so I'm hoping the Grom will function as such, and still provide some fun when needed.
 

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Send her through a riding course first. Let her make mistakes on other people's bikes. That way your Grom and girlfriend stay more or less intact.

By all means! Im not teaching her from scratch haha. I meant more so to practice after she goes through the course and gets her license.
 

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Until it is sold, i still have a 04 yamaha zuma. But this will be my only bike.

I use it as a daily commuter except when it rains. I'm not sure how i will handle cold weather yet. I may have to drive my cage for those days.

I also thought of upgrading to something bigger, but why? Higher CC's will give me more pick up and top speed, but being the Grom can reach speeds of 65mph or higher. I don't need to go any faster than that! I live in the city and most of our freeway speed limits in houston are 65-70. Grom can get there with my rider weight with no problem.

The only thing i wish i had is a windshield and a luggage rack.
 

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My grom is my only official moto right now. I sold my YZF 600 cause it was a waste for city riding. I was going to get rid of my 2 stroke scooter but I'm having difficulty letting go. So right now it's grom, scooter, and mountain bike for me. I have a car but that's strictly for shuttling my family around.

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The only thing i wish i had is a windshield and a luggage rack.
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Hey guys is anyone here having the honda grom as their only bike? I think it would be a great starter bike and when you get tired of power you can just modify the heck out of it :smile: What are your thoughts on this topic?
Do it!!! It's a great starter/experienced/and daily rider bike!
 

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It will be the 4th bike in my garage, each bike very good at different things. The Grom is excellent for fuel economy (maybe the very best), light weight (nearly the lightest although a couple of 50 cc scoots are lighter), affordability, some commuting (probably not long distance, high speed commuting though), and the fun factor is very high. It is also relatively simple to work on which is a huge plus for saving even more money. The look is unique as well. I'm sure there are other things, but that's my list of attributes. Why might you want other bikes? A bunch of reasons...you may want or need better acceleration, higher top speed, storage, different look, ride with another group or style of riders, ride more comfortably with 2 up but I think many will want more acceleration and top speed if this is a first bike. It is my 30th bike or so over the years. Will be, I should say when I get it. The salesman told me today..."should be here any time now." I ordered the faster model which comes in red.
 

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Grom as my only Bike? I have to say not likely,,,,I gave up bike for 15 years....Then started playing around with the Ruckus....currently this one is a 183 GY6....I really cant get around because it is tecnically registered as a 49 cc scooter....so I cnat legally go on roads above 35mph! I ordered the Grom and thought it would have been here this week ....my sales guy was off today so I am in hopes ill get a call tomorrow....if not, I have my eye on the Ducati Diavel .... and if i get the Grom soon ....Im trying to hold off on the Ducati....if not the Ducati its between the harley Muscle (vrod)...However, Im really loving the Ducati and its technology... as I have had

Past Bikes
5 Harley's
1 Ninja
1 Kawasaki Police Bike

2 Puch Mopeds

thinking its time to change!

So, no Im certain it wont be my only bike....especially as the Ruckus ....its just too cool to get rid of! People really love it! People ask so so many questions...
 

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This will be my only bike. Will be using this as my main transportation unless rain or cold. I think if I ever purchase another large motorcycle it will be the Yamaha vmax but until then I will be happy with my Grom

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I like the size of the Grom, but there's a tremendous lack if power for us porky. Don't be fooled by some claims of 70mph. BBK or some type of engine swap forthcoming.

A Ruckus, or unmodified Zuma, is all but useless for my commute. But to say the Grom is the be all/end all for my needs is a garbage argument as well.

Now if the Grom came in a +200cc version...
 
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