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Hi everyone. Former Grom owner. Had it about 1 month and decided it was fun but I needed highway access. Sold it and been waiting ever since for the 300F to come out. Now that it is out I am excited to read user reviews, get some questions answered, and likely make that purchase soon.
 

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Hi everyone. Former Grom owner. Had it about 1 month and decided it was fun but I needed highway access. Sold it and been waiting ever since for the 300F to come out. Now that it is out I am excited to read user reviews, get some questions answered, and likely make that purchase soon.
Welcome aboard! you recoup the costs of the Grom at least? I mean the difference new is a couple hundred regardless. ;)
 

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Welcome aboard! you recoup the costs of the Grom at least? I mean the difference new is a couple hundred regardless. ;)
I bought it for about $3,900 OTD. I sold it for $3,800. So yeah, I made out ok! And I put 1000 miles on it too! They were so hard to get that people were willing to pay over the cost of a new one, for my used one. Well, barely used.
 

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would you ever consider a grom again?
I know some people like to keep them as just something fun to mess around with
 

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I definitely would for just putting around town on. I wish I could have afforded to keep it. I just figured out that having the thing pinned at 60 for 2 hours on 55-60 MPH back roads to visit my GF out of town wasn't exactly the funnest ride. I am not fond of feeling like any hill I ride up will make me vulnerable to a speeding SUV on my tail too. I literally had to pull over to let traffic by too many times.

If I were just using it for commuting to work across town, I would have kept it. 114 MPG! I only weigh about 145lbs and I literally got that if I wasn't pinning it to the max the whole tank! So 3 bucks got me to work and back for a week! That alone was paying the payment for me. I am hoping to get the 300F at some point and hoping that the 70MPG is a accurate figure so I can see savings close to what I was getting with the Grom.
 

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Same reasons I sold my Grom. Fun bike, but not intended for roads with speed limits above 45.
 

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The Grom looks like such a good time. It would be such a fun toy to just have sitting around. Bring it out when you are bored or when you have friends over.
 

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I was out for a ride on a weekend in June on my Royal Enfield GT just cruising along at 45mph and at first I thought it was kids on pit bikes coming up behind me but as that got closer it turned out to be 2 guys having a blast racing each other on 2 Groms. It took forever for them to catch up to me because my 535cc GT is not affected by hills and the corners on the road aren’t that tight so it is a steady 45mph on the GT but the Groms seemed to drop back from me at any incline but they weren’t racing me. The traffic was pretty consistent coming the other way and we were coming to a long downhill grade so when they got within a hundred feet I moved over to the left side of the lane and without hesitation like one was passing lap traffic the first Grom started to pass me on the right. I stayed at 45mph and we could have had tea for has long as it took for him to go passed. The other one waited to do the same thing but after another ½ mile of me leaving the right side of the lane open he then passed me on the right. However, his Grom seemed to move right by and me still at 45 mph. In any case I was jealous to see how much fun they were having because I would have had to be doing 70mph on my GT to have an equal amount of fun and they were having a blast just doing 45mph
 

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I definitely had a blast riding it! I felt like I could have fun going at a relatively safe speed. Pretty sure it is way better to have a issue at 45 MPH than at 80 MPH. If I never had to visit my gf out of town nearly every weekend, I would still have the Grom for sure. One day I will be able to afford both and will use a Grom for in town commuting.
 
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