Honda MSX125 AKA grom

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by bikerbaker » Mon Jun 18, 2018 8:12 am

Diesel Dave wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:44 am
It worked Dave.

I think your going to attract every wasp for miles around, that’s what my yellow 2CV van did.
Dog doesn't look very impressed though. :lol:

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by davebike » Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:39 am

Neighbours dog food magnet just been told No food !

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by davebike » Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:48 am

Short review
I love it handles well hold 50 at max running it revs easily
Stops great now I changed the honda pads for EBC HH ! ABS on front add confidence
bad bits
Dobles are SHIT !!
salesman : OK I understand you picking up in a van Saturday and in a Hurry it will all be ready and over teh road where you should park one signature and as you paid you will be away
Saturday (sales Manager) Oh it not here we not registered it oh we will just take it over the other shop 45 mins later I left to load it ! then the find the owners Manuel
get it hone top up oil that is low
adjust clutch cable tight and slips when I try to ride !
Get it to work monday tyres LOW should both be 29PSI 18 rear 21 front
CLock not set but !!
If I PDI'd a bike like that when I worked for a dealer my boss would have had my ears mounted !!
And now it handles amusingly
Change oil I do lots this is at 80 miles !
I love it !!

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by Newtsalad » Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:45 am

davebike wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:48 am
I love it !!
Phew! that's a relief! You're quite a big lad and I thought you'd hate it. They certainly don't float my boat, but I couldn't offer any advice as I've never ridden one. :lol:

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by Chimp » Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:14 pm

Depending on where and how you're riding it, stick a 14t front sprocket on, will allow the bike to rev out in 4th which it wont do as standard.

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by JOHNBOY » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:20 pm

dave that is disgusting from a honda dealership

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by onittino3 » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:55 pm

P&H are just as bad, i had arraged to pick my new Kawasaki @ 10am on a Saturday, poped in on the friday before done all the paperwork, so it sould have been turn and burn, 5 hours later than planned i finally had the bike, they forgot to Datatag it, and when i got home i realised the panniers were fitted around the wrong way as the opened from the front not the rear ( muti-sided pannier) so just unbolted them and switched them round.

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by Capitano » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:59 pm

onittino3 wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:55 pm
P&H are just as bad
I've failed to find anyone with a good word to say about P&H. :roll:

Some folks love Dobles, others don't.

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by davebike » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:18 am

Well dobles will not be seeing it again !

This morning I filled it for the second time 1st was at 0.7miles my calculation make it 30 miles/litre that is 140 MPG

I am ordering EBC HH pads for the rear as they transformed the front (why do Honda fit poor pads on ABS system!)

Rear sock I felt well too hard much better after I lubricated the pivots at each end ! (ACF50 )

I enjoying this beasty rather too much !

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Re: Honda MSX125 AKA grom

Post by Capitano » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:23 am

davebike wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:18 am
Well dobles will not be seeing it again !
That's a shame to hear. If ever I decide to buy a new bike again, it's where I'd have to go to get a Honda. :(

There are only two main dealers anywhere within 50 miles of me that I would trust. One is a Kawasaki dealer and the other Piaggio.

So unless I want another Kwak or a Vespa I'm stuffed! :lol:

Keep up the blog on how you get on with it. I'm a fan of the MSX and if a decent Cub hadn't turned up 4 years ago I'd probably own one.

I can't justify 2 bikes to serve the same purpose though, so for now I'll stick with the Cub.

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