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Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

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    Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?


    I am thinking about getting a Honda Grom, but I really want to ride one for a few hours (or a day) before I start looking for one. Being a bigger guy, I want to see how it feels riding it. Are there any places in northeast MA that rent them? Or does anyone have one they would be willing to rent me for a day? Happy to pay. I have been riding for 10+ years and am fully insured.

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Schleppy, PM me and let's talk.

    I just got one and it's a riot.


    Quote Originally Posted by schleppy View Post
    I am thinking about getting a Honda Grom, but I really want to ride one for a few hours (or a day) before I start looking for one. Being a bigger guy, I want to see how it feels riding it. Are there any places in northeast MA that rent them? Or does anyone have one they would be willing to rent me for a day? Happy to pay. I have been riding for 10+ years and am fully insured.

    Thanks all!

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Dude, I have 2 come up and ride your heart out...... its all you. I am sure it will only take a few miles LOLOL

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Quote Originally Posted by Pigman View Post
    Dude, I have 2 come up and ride your heart out...... its all you. I am sure it will only take a few miles LOLOL
    I still may! I just wanted to see if there was a way I could take one for a day or two. Any bike can be fun after a short ride. The truth about the bike comes out on day two

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    It might be very fun but I am guessing you would be looking like a monkey fucking a football Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEG View Post
    It might be very fun but I am guessing you would be looking like a monkey fucking a football Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?
    I don't care how I look as long as I'm having fun!

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    For me, the promise of looking ridiculous is part of the Grom's core value proposition.

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    It might be very fun but I am guessing you would be looking like a monkey fucking a football Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?


    May look funny untill you get swoop and passed on a back road by a 125..... then that smile goees away LOLOL

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    No doubt Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    I'm 6'3", 220lbs and I rode one (with a passenger!) for an hour or two last summer. It was pretty fuckin' slow, but it was quite comfortable.

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Grom out of the Box are the Typical Honda Blah.....do some work and they wak up a TON

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    I have had more than a couple people laugh at the GROM. They ask is that REALLY what you rode here on? Yup you look like a fool riding the thing.

    Here is a funny story about the influence of the Grom. I live in a neighborhood that is typical young families. This development has wording in the deed to keep up appearances and so on... The place where all the sports jocks get married and have kids. One of THOSE snooty neighborhoods. Well there I am ripping wheelies in front of my house a few years back. The mini bike caused quite a stir. Then something funny happened. All of a sudden the Jone's bought mini bikes for their kids. Now the neighborhood is full of internal combustion mini vehicles and right now this is buzzing the neighborhood.

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    My wheelie practice location. LOL


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    Mine is geard and 2nd is killer for whoolies.....

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Please share your gearing experience. What did you go to and what about top speed?

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    I just went down to a 14T front, top speed is still around 55-60 depending on wind speed, seating position and road grade. Makes first gear wheelies easier, definitely.

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    I use body english for stock first gear wheelies while clutching it up. Works fine but 2nd gear is down right hard to do.












    Please share your gearing experience. What did you go to and what about top speed?

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Mine has a lot of work done to it.....Ill get the exact gearing numbers tonight. I have hit on GPS down hill, tuck with a stiff wind 72-75. The gearing is enough to snatch 2nd and not too tall to kill the top end.

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    and a bunch of other stuff also, PC wheels, horn mod, seat mod.... never ends HAHAHA



    and then there is the Wife's Grom that has a PC, pipe and tail removed and pulls up about 70... mine will walk away in 4th on it




    But LETS ALL RIDE SOON..................

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Quote Originally Posted by ducatirdr View Post
    My wheelie practice location. LOL
    aka "in front of my neighbors' houses"

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Hey guys! always wanted one of these things I mean Grom Nation hahhaa I am in Burlington VT anyone got one I could screw around with for half a day or something? What are y'alls thoughts on the ZX125?

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Z125......Its not bad on the eyes. Has a good amount of mods for it allready. Im just not a Kawi guy at all....

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Z125 supposedly has less peak power than the Grom, but a slightly better power curve. Don't know much else about it.

    You might want to watch "Battle of the 125cc Ankle-Biters" on YouTube. It's the Motorcycle.com review of the Grom, Z125, SSR Razkull and Kymco K-Pipe 125.

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Yeah I hear that more of a Honda guy myself was just curious what you guys thought about it. You guys think Suzuki and Yamaha will come out with there own "grom"

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Nope........... Not enough of a small CC market in the US

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    Re: Anywhere to rent a Honda Grom in Northeast MA?

    Which is unfortunate cause all the guys I've talked to have said that driving a slow bike "fast" is so much more fun then driving a fast bike slow

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