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Whilst the XSR was AMAZING under the right conditions, this Metallic Matt Mysterious Gray Z125 Pro is just FUN IN EVERY SITUATION!!

I won't deny that I had my reservations. I was looking to buy a Grom to ride alongside my son who owns a Ruckus. However, the lad at the dealership reminded me about the Pro. I had no feelings towards either bike other than I wanted something that could haul my 220 pound *** up a hill (the Ruckus struggles).

With an awesome trade-in deal set into motion, I found myself the new owner of one of these little gems. Still, it wasn't until I actually saw the Pro in the metal (and plastic) that I felt 100% confident in my decision. I was told it would be a matte black but the colour is actually a matte purple/violet colour. It was love at first sight!

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The sense of freedom and enjoyment from riding this little bike is not unlike how kids must have felt back in the day on a Honda Trail bike. With 0 miles on the odometer, I love that every mile would be all mine!

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I took her out on her maiden voyage today with my son. I look like a circus bear on it but I don't care! What a blast to ride and we have already had people asking us about the bike, etc. First mod is going to be a Corbin seat I think. After a couple miles I felt like the oem seat was trying to give me a prostrate exam.

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I found myself looking for 5th and 6th gear more out of habit than necessity. The 4 speed gear box is great and super buttery too. A 5th gear on these little engines is just a marketing ploy (yes, that was directed at the 22 Grom). The motor to size of the bike ratio really go hand in hand here.

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Another immediate change will be some gold levers to match the forks. Otherwise, I just plan on getting to know her. My younger kids already have dates set to go on a ride with me. The pictures nor the videos online do this colour justice at all. It's actually really beautiful. I had planned on buying a decal set but not anymore. She's a keeper!! Still trying to think of a name for her now. Happy to be a part of the forum!
 
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