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Written on: 29/10/2014 by slabber1710 (1 review written)
bought this from direct bikes ltd .despite following run in protocols and servicing the gearbox packed in after 2 months new engine fitted.stud bolts snapped at exhuast (cheap alloy) cost me 75 quid to replace. side stand kill switch defective bike wont run in the rain (45 quid to replace)had to have the bike picked up twice due to non start up)bike is only 3 months old and has cost me over £850 to make road worthy and direct bikes wont honour the warranty do not buy from this company ever and… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/09/2014 by Jordond128 (1 review written)
this is my second pioneer , my first was a 12 plate . a nightmare gears were horrible to change , back break rubbed on the exhaust , exhaust came loose. got shot of it , now purchased a 63 plate 6 months old , no broblem , drives nice gears change good , very happy with this bike, but have 4 other bikes so pioneer not used a lot ,,,,buy secondhand and save a lot of money , don't pay anymore than 800 for a year old pioneer… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/07/2014 by McKnight179 (1 review written)
Bought one of these machines 6/6/14 I am no 64 years old and thought if I don't do it now I never will so took the plunge seems a nice bike looks well since my purchase I have found a rear back parcel carrier and fitted this has a new back box to put my helmet it so I don't have to carry this around makes sense but I would like to change all or most of the nuts and bolts for stainless steel but not being a mechanic I am struggling with this a still have the problem would I like to take this a… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/06/2014
I was GIVEN one for getting to work on, a 2009 fairly clean bike which considering its age looked pretty beat up with some heavy rusting around the battery housing but apart from that it looked OK. I took it out for a spin and found it really doesnt like low cornering as the big flat foot step hits the ground before you think it should. It looks bigger than it is, its a bit of an inside out tardis and gets lot of comments with none of them negative. Appearance wise, its really nice… Read Full Review
Written on: 29/05/2014 by eli333 (1 review written)
bought one of these machines about a month ago for 500 quid, it had a few problems as do they all mostly due to lack of maintenance, enjoyed doing the work, enjoy riding the bike and it looks the part, true things work loose this is why we check them,this bike has done 8000 miles and the engine is good, changed the oil as you do, on the hole have to say for the money these bikes are well worth it have to say many things are made in China and they are a very clever race of people, and best of… Read Full Review
Written on: 16/11/2013 by jarjar828 (1 review written)
I hope anyone planning to buy the bike reads this first. I brought my bike from an online bike/scooter company for around 1k. Firstly, i had to wait like 3 months for the bike. Then it didnt start. Fuel was not passing through the carb. Garage cost 135 quid. Lukily the warranty covered this. Then had not much fun driving around at 30mph for two weeks as i couldnt go over 5k revs. I have since done just over 1000km. First problems...afted 150km the left exhaust fell away from the engine whilst… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/10/2013
I got a second hand one and drove it all over Scotland for 3 years or so. Firstly it is a very nice bike to ride, big and heavy too so get's you used to the weight for bigger bikes. The engine seems to keep going and going without any problems - think I did around 20-30000 in those 3 years. It is very econnomical on fuel. The bolts on the bike do seem to come loose quicker than with other 125's I've ridden however the main problem lies in that the bolts are of an inferior quality. On… Read Full Review
Written on: 25/08/2013 by MandyMarieKent (1 review written)
Having read a lots of reviews on Pioneer Navada I thought it was time I put my pennies worth in. I bought my Nerv 2013 (Gladis) 200 miles away from where I live. She had only done less than a mile on the clock and had been stored since April of this year. On collecting her the Battery was dead so a new one was bought and the return trip made. My journey took me over 7 hours running into the early hours of the morning. Breaks taken during the trip were more for my behind than anything added to… Read Full Review
Written on: 27/06/2013 by darkrider1 (1 review written)
had problems from day one, the petrol guage not working, speedo not working,also emissions hose kept melting, after 2 weeks exhaust bolts loose, and in fact one fell off whilst riding the thing, the left wing mirror thread was stripped and i had to glue it with araldite resin. this bike has been a nightmare since i bought it i would not recommend this bike to my worst enemy. only thing positive to say is it looks good… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/09/2012 by jcfost (1 review written)
I brought this bike few weeks ago and have to say its a awsem bike, you get alot of miles when you fill up just £10, it handles well, the only bad thing i can say not many mechanics will touch it because its chinese but i would def give it a chance, you be amaze :)… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/09/2012 by wyerte (1 review written)
Only done 400 km on it, but already having problems. Doesn't run in the rain, keeps cutting out when wet, but we returned to the garage , no fault found. Bearings on forkes failing ( yes after 400km!!!) , you can hear a grinding noise,and feels lumpy. Rust coming through on almost every part. Crome falling off. Also various bolts keep comming undone, ( eg Foot plate ) , i keep tightening them up , but they vibrate lose again. All wiring exposed , not even Taped together! Bike looks the part… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/02/2012
navada 125 very good bike take no notice of the doom merchants for the price of these bikes they are very good i wouldnt change mine i go all over on it and havnt had any problems look after the bike it will stand you in good stead the engine on this bike is as good as any jap 125 plus a comfy ride get out there and buy yourself one… Read Full Review
Written on: 20/01/2012 by mathmos (1 review written)
I purchased the Pioneer Torro 125CC as a fair priced way to get about as I am short of funds at present after being made redundant some time back. (I only cover 8 miles a day if I am lucky! I have owned this bike for just over 3 months and all I can say is if you are tempted by the stylish looks and big bike build for a 125cc don't be tempted, forewarned is forearmed!!!! These bikes are a total waste of money and will throw a catalogue of problems up from the moment you drive it away from the… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/02/2011
the pioneer Nevada how tough it looks a beast of a looker but let me name but a few problems this bike may develop first when winter hit i never used my bike and covered it over for 2 weeks, unhooked the battery of course. when I came back to it the chrome exhaust and crash bar was rusted so I cleaned it down and put anti corrosion on 1 week later rust is back now I have to coat it weekly.
a big problem is all the bolts come lose or shear off as on on my exhaust did costing me 45pound repair to… Read Full Review
Written on: 08/11/2010
what a joke my wonderful pioneer navada is.
bourt it second hand and worked fine for 1 week till my 3rd gear did not work ever again i am now waiting to find a garage that will fix a chineese motorcycle engine.
initial problems were the screw kept comeing loose
in the left hand foot rest as as you no when it comes completly out the gears dont work.it happened once and luckily i didnt lose the screw other wise i would have been stuck miles from home.
i realy do likt the look of the bike and it… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/06/2010 by Wezza1977UK (1 review written)
Pioneer Nevada XF125L-4B
A review by Wes Fazzani
Having just finished watching the final episode of season 2 of "the Sons of Anarchy", I had watched the whole of season 1 and season 2 over the course of about a week (it's a great TV show!!!) I had one of those moments men describe as a flash of inspiration, and which women describe (when said moment relates to her male counterpart) as a moment of madness. I decided I wanted to be a biker. So, clutching the trusty Visa card I picked up the… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/06/2010
i for one thing u need 2 look at the bigger picture my 2010 is a sound babe of a bike.
its well built , the four-stroke is a good quality , I don't vibrate , Nd its giving me a 75mph speed burst Nd 60mph cruise control , I cruised at 60 on a motorway all day Nd did 200miles before filling up.
chrome sis bars. spotlights remote start , abs , cruise control , Nd the reliability off of Pioneer's 4 stroke.
this bike cruses from herefordshire 2 london with ease at 60 all the way… Read Full Review
Written on: 12/05/2010
Well i decided to get one of these as my first ever motorcycle. That was somewhat of a mistake. Initially upon delivery of the bike, i was impressed. It looks the part with its shiny chrome twin exhaust and crash bars, 2 panniers for storage space and nice large foot rests for a comfortable ride. Unfortunately, as it was my 1st bike, i didnt know what i should check before i signed for it, and the delivery driver told me it had had a full Pre Delivery Inspection before coming to me. Well after… Read Full Review
Written on: 13/04/2010
I OWNED PIONEER NEVADA FROM NEW FOR APPROX 12 MONTHS. NICE LOOKS, DONE SOME UPGRADES TO IT TO MAKE IT LOOK EVEN MORE NICER BUT THAT IS ABOUT IT. RUSTS EASY SO NOT FOR ALL WEATHER CONDITIONS USE, SLOW AND NOT FOR HILLS IF YOU ARE 16 STONES OR OVER. ALMOST ALL OTHER CARS CAN KEEP UP WITH IT AT TRAFFIC LIGHTS TAKE OFF. I DIDN'T LIKE THAT AS DANGEROUS WITH SOME LUNATICS ON 4 WHEELS. GREAT PRESENCE ON THE ROAD BECAUSE OF THE SIZE AND LOOKS- YES.
SOME SAY IT CAN DO 60MPH. I GOT 55 MAX WITH IRRIDIUM… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/09/2009
Bought the Pioneer Nevada 125 in May so can,t really make a any informed comments however for the time i,ve had it it,s been reliable and good fun to ride as this is the first bike I,ve ever had I quite enjoy it,however i,ve found that a regular check on all the nut,s and bolts is essential but thats the same with any bike I,m told,MPG is good too, parts seem to be a bit hard to come by in fact most companies don,t even have Pioneer on there manufactures & model dropdown lists, in fact the only… Read Full Review
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