Bike of the day: Honda MSX125

Today’s bike of the day is the Honda MSX125 - or Grom as it"s known overseas. The MSX received a raft of updates in 2017, including a new understated look, transformer style headlights and red calipers, which just make you want to smile.

Although small, it isn’t as cramped as you might expect and unlike a monkey bike, the Grom is mid-sized and can just about be ridden by anyone of any stature.

With a 124.9cc air-cooled single-cylinder engine producing 9.6bhp, the bike maxes out at around 60mph - meaning it"s not the best for motorways, but then that isn’t what it was designed for.

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When used on the side roads or in the city, the Honda is in its element and is great fun to ride. It’s super agile and you attack every corner as if it were your last. It can reinvigorate the teenage hooligan of years gone by.

Its low top speed also means that you never feel like you"re going to hurt yourself, making it less intimidating to new riders. This little machine has a claimed fuel economy of 185mpg and a cheap price tag, making it great value for money.

What the seller says

“This Honda MSX 125 is in immaculate condition and comes with only one former owner and just 978 miles on the clock.

“Registered in December 2017, the bike still has a year and six months remaining on its warranty and comes with two keys and an original dealer pack.

"With the first service done at 600 miles, this MSX needs nothing doing and is ready to be enjoyed by its next owner.”

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