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For those of us in North America, do you plan to buy the first production run Grom or will you wait? While it would be nice to be one of the first adopters, I find it's wiser to wait and see if there are any issues. Or rather Honda makes some big improvements.
 

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You guys wait while I go ride! Haha
 

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I'm not going to wait. What are you waiting for?
 

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It's been out in other countries for awhile now.

The bikes built for the USA are made in the same factory.

If there were any initial build issues, they've been long worked out by now.
 

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Ive ridden mine almost 500 miles not a single problem. I don't think you have to wait. It's been out for a while now and the reliability of this engine has been proven in the wave for a few years. Honda built a nice machine here and i expect to have many trouble free years of riding. The gearbox is beefy as hell and i believe it could handle 20hp easily.
 

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For those of us in North America, do you plan to buy the first production run Grom or will you wait? While it would be nice to be one of the first adopters, I find it's wiser to wait and see if there are any issues. Or rather Honda makes some big improvements.
The MSX125 has been out internationally for a while. So I doubt the Grom will have some sort of design flaw that requires fixing after launch.
 

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There is absolutely no way I would hold off on the Honda Grom. The Honda MSX 125 (asian market model) has been out and performed well with flying colors I don't think we have anything to worry about.
 

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It isn't typical for Honda bikes to have issues on first year productions. It isn't like other European brand bikes that I find are finicky and require a careful eye on everything.
 

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The MSX125 has been out internationally for a while. So I doubt the Grom will have some sort of design flaw that requires fixing after launch.
I agree with you on that one. I haven't heard anything bad about the MSX125 yet. Those owners are too busy have fun :D
 

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That is why you buy warranties! Honda is offering 48 months for $500. That is peanuts. I doubt there will be any issues unless they are user related ones. I could see it happening like someone cracking open the belly and spewing oil from stunting.
 

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That is why you buy warranties! Honda is offering 48 months for $500. That is peanuts. I doubt there will be any issues unless they are user related ones. I could see it happening like someone cracking open the belly and spewing oil from stunting.
I would have assumed it would be free for at least the first couple of years, with an option to buy extended warranty.

Buying new Honda car covers you with 3 years warranty for free. Does it work differently for bikes?

$500 doesn't seem like much but for a $3000 bike that is a big chunk.
 

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Sounds like a good freakin deal so on top of the usual warranty we would get another 4 years for $500. I like the sound of that. Thank you Honda!
 

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Ill void my warranty in the first week. Haha
 

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It's been out in other countries for awhile now.

The bikes built for the USA are made in the same factory.

If there were any initial build issues, they've been long worked out by now.
Exactly! I have waited long enough while other countries have been able to enjoy the Grom. I am not waiting any more.
 

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Exactly! I have waited long enough while other countries have been able to enjoy the Grom. I am not waiting any more.
exactly, there should be much of a wait at all. i believe there are no differences, little if any from the thailand market bike to U.S.

so it can't be that hard to change what needs to be changed if any for U.S. bikes.
 
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