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For guys over 6ft tall and over 200lbs, would the Grom be a good fit for them? I could imagine a heavy set guy trying to go up a steep hill and the Grom and it would just give out lol.
 

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Its fine. I mean you would look out of proportion but who really cares for a bike like this? You aren't really meant to be taken seriously in a GROM anyways.
 

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Its fine. I mean you would look out of proportion but who really cares for a bike like this? You aren't really meant to be taken seriously in a GROM anyways.
haha that would be pretty funny to see. This is probably one time where being 5'7" would be an advantage.
 

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Wouldn't that be the case with any bike with an engine this size.. I'm obviously not 6ft but my size shouldn't matter against the size of the bike. I've seen adults on bmx bikes and nobody laughs....

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A bmx motorcycle is an interesting way of putting it. The guy in this picture looks pretty tall. The bike does look small but not overly disproportionate.

 

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For guys over 6ft tall and over 200lbs, would the Grom be a good fit for them? I could imagine a heavy set guy trying to go up a steep hill and the Grom and it would just give out lol.
You might find yourself balancing on the pegs with your butt of the seat at time since you might not be so comfortable in the seating position for long. Your knees might be the most uncomfortable when riding the Grom but who is going to be on the seat for long anyways.
 

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If this guys can do it on a Mini-bike you sure can on the grom :D



what bikes have you been on before?
I bet you he would be able to pick up the Grom and use it as a handheld weapon :D
 

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Nice to see that even the Grom that is a 3/4 scale of most motorcycles is capable of seating a passenger. The Honda grom is pretty small would be idealistic to ride with a passenger plus the passenger would be a little too close for comfort.
 

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I'd bet that with a guy that size and weight the Honda Grom would struggle a bit to move. I saw from another another thread that there were larger bore kits to convert the 125cc to 200cc for the Grom engine. It might help yield a bit more horsepower to carry the load ;)
 

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I'd bet that with a guy that size and weight the Honda Grom would struggle a bit to move. I saw from another another thread that there were larger bore kits to convert the 125cc to 200cc for the Grom engine. It might help yield a bit more horsepower to carry the load ;)
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I'd bet that with a guy that size and weight the Honda Grom would struggle a bit to move. I saw from another another thread that there were larger bore kits to convert the 125cc to 200cc for the Grom engine. It might help yield a bit more horsepower to carry the load ;)

hahah just maybe he had a bore kit to compensate or that mini bike is in the classifieds titled as "FS: MIni Bike ....great deal! never abused!"

this makes me wonder about weight capacity's on bikes LOL im pretty sure at some point somethings gotta break.
 

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I'd like to see a photo of the GROM beside a full sized DIRT bike.
 

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hahah just maybe he had a bore kit to compensate or that mini bike is in the classifieds titled as "FS: MIni Bike ....great deal! never abused!"



this makes me wonder about weight capacity's on bikes LOL im pretty sure at some point somethings gotta break.
This will be the title of his movie if he continues riding...

 

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It's not a matter of SHOULD you.

It is more DO YOU WANT TO.

If you are a "tall heavy guy"

Go sit on a regular 125cc.

See how you look and feel on that. If you feel silly on that you will feel silly on the GROM.
 

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Don't forget that at a certain weight the 125cc will not accelerate the same with 160lb rider compared to some one who is 225+. Just a heads up for something to factor in when looking at the Grom.
 

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I think we all know that the Grom or MSX 125 is not a fast bike to begin with but more for fun. I think anyone over 225+lbs will still have a bunch of fun.
 

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It's a trick bike to cruise around town with. You won't be winning any races that is for sure :)

Unless you want to race mopeds and scooters.

Or bore it to 200cc and race some 4 cylinder cars.
 

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It's a trick bike to cruise around town with. You won't be winning any races that is for sure :)

Unless you want to race mopeds and scooters.

Or bore it to 200cc and race some 4 cylinder cars.
200cc with a turbo = leave 4 cylinders in the dust. I wonder what quarter mile times would be like on a boosted 200cc grom. or even 1/8th mile if going a 1/4 mile all out would be too much for it.
 

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Not sure how the internals would fair with a turbo. I've never seen anyone turbocharge a 150cc or 200cc motorcycle before. At least not without major internal work. You would be better off just selling it and buying a 1000cc.
 
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