2014 Honda Grom 125

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Honda TL 125 S

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say: “You just to smile”

We say: “You have to, but you will”

Imagine for a the first bike that your attention as a kid. it was the neighbor’s Briggs Stratton or a minibike ad in a magazine. If you were enough, you eventually got a chance to that first dream and it no doubt put a smile on your

And if you didn’t, now’s your Honda’s new 2014 Grom 125 is the in one way or another, of every kid’s bike.

Even so, the first thing notice swinging a leg over the is how it’s not too small. Although I’m I was comfortable all day, thanks to a seat height and a long, saddle that allows the to pick his or her favorite spot. Low and a nicely raised handlebar anyone this side of NBA will likely fit.

look ridiculous long you’re uncomfortable, that’s for

The 125cc single does predictably, stretch your out of their sockets with acceleration, but it’s a willing travel mate. With enough acceleration to get you out ahead of sedan drivers, the Grom cruise at 50-55 mph happily. are a different story, but unless regularly climbing truly grades, the Grom will you up just fine.

The engine’s dynamic is evocative of recent CB500 trio or the in that it’s exceptionally and approachable. A heavy flywheel revs climb slowly, but is ultra-predicable. It’s the ultimate and there’s almost nothing you can do to the Grom’s steadfast spirit.

I up and down a sloped parking lot in gear doing full-steering-lock and even dragging my feet, all the the Grom chugged along the speedo stoically reading 3

Honda TL 125 S
Honda TL 125 S

The dash, too, will familiar Red Riders of Honda’s eco-twins. Basic digital for speed, two trip meters, and a are available, while there are readouts for engine speed and level. Other nice include solid Nissin brakes front and rear, the former providing enough to lift the rear wheel

Or, so we hear.

A flashy, gold-hued fork does the suspending up with a standard monoshock in the The suspension, not surprisingly, is soft and did out once as it carried my 185 pounds a dip in the road. But the springs need to be to soak up what city throw at them, considering the wheels hit bumps that harder. You should be able to most of the bumps, though, as is decidedly agile.

As it should be, on a bike rolling on small rims and having a weight of 225 pounds.

No word yet on fuel mileage, although one employee suggested she achieved over 100 mpg. All I can say is that I about 40 city miles on my and the fuel gauge never a bar. The tank only 1.45 gallons certainly that Honda is confident of numbers.

According to Honda, the Grom was to, “carry a bit of attitude while fun times.” Pessimists will say $3,000 is too much for a flashy new of a bike that is propelled by the same SOHC, two-valve that Honda has made a million of (yes, more 900,000) over the years. your own decision about it’s worth. The truth is the Grom is utterly competent and entertaining; you need a heart of to not have fun on one.

Honda TL 125 S
Honda TL 125 S
Honda TL 125 S
Honda TL 125 S
Honda TL 125 S

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