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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by geofferz » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:50 pm

dynax wrote:
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Well worth watching
I started watching and he said his opinion was one to listen to but he then said he was a big supporter of lexmoto and 'even had a hand in the development of the xx125'. Sooo not impartial then. I'd sooner listen to an independent mechanic who services and fixes both.
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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by dynax » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:32 pm

@geofferz no problem, it is a shame you didn't watch it all though, never mind :thumb:

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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by fastbob » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:54 pm

Ok , I've seen first hand some of the horrors of 1990's Chinese bikes and I can understand why people are still sceptical about the quality of manufacturing right up to the present day . But it's not actually the quality that I have an issue with . It's the sheer dishonesty of some of these bikes that really annoys me . I mean look at this thing and the way it imitates every single detail of a twenty grand Superbike but it's still a little 125 underneath all the window dressing . To me, it's just a cynical trap to ensnare the innocent first time buyer that does not deliver what it promises .
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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by Glorian » Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:49 pm

China is asshoe
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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by geofferz » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:10 am

fastbob wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:54 pm
Ok , I've seen first hand some of the horrors of 1990's Chinese bikes and I can understand why people are still sceptical about the quality of manufacturing right up to the present day . But it's not actually the quality that I have an issue with . It's the sheer dishonesty of some of these bikes that really annoys me . I mean look at this thing and the way it imitates every single detail of a twenty grand Superbike but it's still a little 125 underneath all the window dressing . To me, it's just a cynical trap to ensnare the innocent first time buyer that does not deliver what it promises .
Meh - Japan does that too and I get it - plenty of 17 year olds want good looking bikes
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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by xMachina » Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:05 am

Get the lexmoto, we could do with a laugh...

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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by fastbob » Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:16 am

geofferz wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:10 am
fastbob wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:54 pm
Ok , I've seen first hand some of the horrors of 1990's Chinese bikes and I can understand why people are still sceptical about the quality of manufacturing right up to the present day . But it's not actually the quality that I have an issue with . It's the sheer dishonesty of some of these bikes that really annoys me . I mean look at this thing and the way it imitates every single detail of a twenty grand Superbike but it's still a little 125 underneath all the window dressing . To me, it's just a cynical trap to ensnare the innocent first time buyer that does not deliver what it promises .
Meh - Japan does that too and I get it - plenty of 17 year olds want good looking bikes

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I'd probably loose the stabilisers before attempting a track day .

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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by Mississippi Bullfrog » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:21 pm

fastbob wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:16 am
geofferz wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:10 am
fastbob wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:54 pm
Ok , I've seen first hand some of the horrors of 1990's Chinese bikes and I can understand why people are still sceptical about the quality of manufacturing right up to the present day . But it's not actually the quality that I have an issue with . It's the sheer dishonesty of some of these bikes that really annoys me . I mean look at this thing and the way it imitates every single detail of a twenty grand Superbike but it's still a little 125 underneath all the window dressing . To me, it's just a cynical trap to ensnare the innocent first time buyer that does not deliver what it promises .
Meh - Japan does that too and I get it - plenty of 17 year olds want good looking bikes

2019-yam-yzf-r125-eu-dpbmc-sta-002-2789x_.jpg
I'd probably loose the stabilisers before attempting a track day .
I wouldn't. I'd fall off.
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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by bonio » Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:16 pm

Glorian wrote:
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China is asshoe
Who woke you up? :wink:
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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by Mr Fro » Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:37 pm

dynax wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:32 pm
@geofferz no problem, it is a shame you didn't watch it all though, never mind :thumb:
The guy is a boring chump - I watched a fair bit but it was tedious and essentially just his rather biased opinion.

Crowd fund me the cash and I'll buy a new one to ride all year round. I'll even do reviews along the way. :-)

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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by dynax » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:01 pm

Mr Fro wrote:
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dynax wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:32 pm
@geofferz no problem, it is a shame you didn't watch it all though, never mind :thumb:
The guy is a boring chump - I watched a fair bit but it was tedious and essentially just his rather biased opinion.

Crowd fund me the cash and I'll buy a new one to ride all year round. I'll even do reviews along the way. :-)
Haha! no need, although not strictly a Lexmoto my Xena is chinese and is imported by Lexmoto, and i have now owned and ridden her for 6 months i will be doing a review myself :thumb: :cheers:

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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by skyrider » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:09 pm

good man :)
i dont know where im going but i will when i get there

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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by Mr Fro » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:04 pm

dynax wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:01 pm
Haha! no need, although not strictly a Lexmoto my Xena is chinese and is imported by Lexmoto, and i have now owned and ridden her for 6 months i will be doing a review myself :thumb: :cheers:
True, but you want to like it therefore you will have bias. :-) Plus you don't have much of a frame of reference.

I did have a little chuckle to myself when I looked at the stats for the LXR125 - 12.1 bhp at 167 kg... That's exactly the same weight as my zx6r but that has 130.5 bhp!

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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by xMachina » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:17 pm

Mr Fro wrote:
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:37 pm

The guy is a boring chump - I watched a fair bit but it was tedious and essentially just his rather biased opinion.
I used to like Spicy, when his videos were him riding about, but his recent stuff can be a bit boring and in some cases poorly researched so the stuff he’s on about just isn’t correct. There’s only so many clock videos you can take too. :lol:
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Re: lexmoto or yamaha ?

Post by James in Brum » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:35 pm

I have an 18 month old Lexmoto Falcon and can offer unbiased review. It’s great, I love it. Some of the materials are rubbish, eg the oil cap lid thing is made of butter as far as I can tell, almost all of the screws that hold the fairing on are weak and the thread vanished if you take them off and put them back on.
There was a weird electrical fault that sorted itself out. For 2k I got a bike that was exciting for me to own as a first bike, I still like it, it’s great to ride. There is no reason other than that it is a Lexmoto that is should have lost as much value as it has. I would say it should be worth 14-15 hundred pounds with 6k on the clock but likely it is worth more like 6-8 hundred.
That is the biggest problem with the bike, I have lost a shed load of money. I should have bought second hand Japanese, it would have been the right thing to do. And I Love my 125.
I tried watching the video @dynax but the gui seems like a tool and evidently biased.

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