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“Got my new bike today!”

★★★★★

written by Lewielexmoto on 16/11/2013

Well,just took delivery and my new arrow 125 is rather splendid! Less than half the cost of an equivalent honda or yamaha,but a very similar feel i.e. bit gutless,very chuckable and quite likeable. Carved through the buffoons at kingsteignton with barely a twist of the wrist (traffic jam created by idiots blocking the road queueing at lidl),then did a flooded road fording and a bit of off roading to get around a big tractor in a lane,then finally scampered thru spring gardens footpath to arrive safe and sound at home. Looks good so far,updates to follow soon,be zeein'

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Lewielexmoto's Response to Lewielexmoto's Review

Written on: 16/11/2013

Now up to 60km,very tight engine beginning to loosen a little,pipe seems very quiet,purrs like a cat! Gearing seems a bit short,ideal for screaming around town,but constant shifting may become tiresome,so may check out 17T front sprocket,does anyone know where I can get one? Cheers

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Iloveyourhat's Response to Lewielexmoto's Review

Written on: 14/10/2014

Thanks, very helpful!

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Written on: 23/11/2013

300km service done today,chain had about a foot of slack in it,may explain recent rather woolly gearchanges,esp 2nd and 3rd gears,all seems well now. Stormed happily home thru numpties in endless traffic jams,my fault for going down stoopid torbay,I suppose. Worked out 80mpg average,mot bad considering throttle to the stop most of the time. Handles really nicely, very forgiving on recent icy roads,headlight is very good,esp when taking illicit short cuts thru dark alleys and cycle paths,big smile on my face so far, be zeein'

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Lewielexmoto's Response to Lewielexmoto's Review

Written on: 19/11/2013

Hey hey,back again,must be the excitement of a new bike! Took it greenlaning sunday,nothing too serious but it went well,tracking nicely and steering predictably thru mud and leaves,something clunks quite noticeably at the front when going into big holes though,probably not what it's really designed for,I guess. Slippy wet roads are handled safely,very soft power means you don't really need to worry about the throttle,appears almost impossible to make it slide unless you really put your mind to it! Clocks glow a really beautiful blue at night,must remember to clean it...........

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Written on: 20/02/2014

1000km service done yesterday,tickover had become way too high,now sorted,exhaust has a bit of a bark at high revs,very nice! Engine has loosened up nicely,averages 80-85mpg,tracked down the rather bothersome clunk at the front end when going into big holes,the horn has been dinging the mudguard and has taken a chunk out of it,worth noting if you do a lot of greenlaning/big holes,cheap enough to replace at trade-in time. May get the top half fairing and higher geared front sprocket if I take it abroad,would prob make cruising highways a bit less stressed. Great bike for commuting/country lane riding for hardly any money at all,jap equivalents cost 3-4 times as much,better bikes I'm sure,but that much better? Yeah right!

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Lewielexmoto's reply to Lewielexmoto's Comment

Written on: 07/09/2014

Now up to 4500km,enjoying the summer and happily thrapping about whilst getting 90+mpg! A couple of issues have arisen,the first being a noticeably louder exhaust when returning from a barnstorming trip to the dorset border. One of the exhaust studs had snapped off,as usual deep inside it's hole. The dealer put a new cylinder head on under warranty,apparently this is the third one that's gone,a shame as the bad stud is a five quid part,bad batch of studs I suppose. The rear wheel also started to grind and squeak,I thought it was a bearing failure,but upon inspection a brake shoe return spring has snapped,causing the loose shoe to catch on it's housing,another five quid part,which I'll get under the warranty. Still having fun,hope lexmoto sort out the parts quality

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Lewielexmoto's reply to Lewielexmoto's Comment

Written on: 28/09/2014

Just back from 1800km round trip to see some friends in holland,now up to 6600km. Engine burned a bit of oil,topped it up for the return trip. Seat isn't really designed for 8 hour days,with consequent very sore bum,but I am nearly 50! Had a puncture in belgium,and discovered that the tyres have tubes in them,not tubeless as I had thought. Best mpg 98 so far,not bad considering it was flat out riding most of the time,home now and back to commuting soon,my thousand pound bike can do anything!

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Jojo1410's reply to Lewielexmoto's Comment

Written on: 24/10/2014

Hi
Thanks so much for the regular updates. So a decent bike then? Thinking of one for my learner son who turns 18 on Monday and lives out in the sticks. Your reports have really helped me make a decent judgement.

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Lewielexmoto's reply to Jojo1410's Comment

Written on: 24/10/2014

Hi there,glad you enjoyed my thoughts on the bike,I'd definitely recommed it with one proviso-make sure you live near a dealer,as the early service intervals are very close together,and you'd be wise to keep the warranty. Otherwise,cheap,available fun! Cheers

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Written on: 24/11/2014

Hi again,bike now a year old so warranty has expired,going well except a couple of niggles. During a heavy rainstorm it decided to cut out,started again but ran erratically and cut out further up the road. I had heard about the side stand cut out switch being a bit dodgey,so flipped it down and up again and it started and ran fine. Had a quick look at it yesterday, it seemed ok,no apparent wear or damage,so ahem,I worked out what the on setting was,taped it up in that position and tucked it into the side panel,will report on this bodge after the next rainy ride,fingers crossed it'll work ok,must remember to flip the stand up! Otherwise,all well apart from I get wet feet as the mudguard is a bit short,amd as it's dinged already due to my off-road fun,I'll drill a couple of holes and fit a flap,as no-one seems to do a fender extender. A new mudguard costs £20ish,so cheap to replace before trade in. Am also going for the higher geared front sprocket soon,as the chain is now just about clapped,will report back, merry xmas ho ho ho!

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Written on: 29/01/2015

8000km service done just before xmas,had to have some new brake pads,otherwise just regular stuff although back tyre is now borderline legality. Had the 16T front sprocket fitted with a new chain,and spend a lot less time in the red zone now,fuel mileage about the same,90+mpg,gears are a bit longer so a bit less gearchanging required,but still quite zippy around town. The 17T is available,maybe recommended for a lot of highway use,but this is a 10 horsepower bike so you can't really expect much performance-wise. I have seen 70+mph on a couple of occasions,but with the revs deep into the red zone it's not wise to do it very often,higher gearing would make it easier,but ruin the zippy feel of the bike everywhere else. Have noticed a tendency to slide around a bit lately,something it wouldn't do last winter. Maybe the looser engine,combined with the almost knackered rear tyre make it more available,gives it a fun feel on the commute ovcasionally,still having good times!

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Written on: 28/02/2015

Just got in from a 25 mile zip thru the pouring rain,bike didn't miss a beat so I think the side stand switch err relocation must've done the trick. I think these bikes may suffer from some carb icing,as the other night I rode home from work,have a a handful just before arriving home and it cut out as I got home. It was chilly and a bit damp i.e. high humidity,so the quick rip down the lane may have been enough to get some ice accretion,something to bear in mind if you like to ride around flat out. Otherwise,the pillion pegs seem to vibrate loose and rattle a bit,easily sorted with a spanner,great little bike,looking forward to spring/summer,hope we get one this year!

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Knackeredsailor's reply to Lewielexmoto's Comment

Written on: 22/04/2015

That's the best review of a bike I've ever read.

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Lewielexmoto's reply to Knackeredsailor's Comment

Written on: 25/04/2015

thanks! I`ve tried to be truthful,glad you like it. One more observation-as it`s now done nearly 9000km,it`s virtually worthless apparently! chinese bikes devalue like used bog roll,so I`ve decided to keep it for a while longer,as it`s going well and costs almost nothing to run,good cheap transport.. I bought it for beer money so the resale value isn`t an issue,ride it like you stole it , you won`t be disappointed,may do a few more updates,watch this space......

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Lewielexmoto's reply to Lewielexmoto's Comment

Written on: 21/08/2015

Just coming up for 10000km now,less mileage this year as I've been abroad a lot. It developed a misfire and conked out during a rainstorm again,when I investigated I found the plug cap was very loose and lifting off at high revs due to this. I guess that when it lifts it lets water in if there's lots around,like during a storm. Got a £2.50 NGK cap off amazon and all seems well now,didn't miss a beat during a rainy ride today,so replace the original dodgy chinese one and you're flying again!

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Written on: 23/02/2016

Further update on the cutting out in the rain-it did it again last week,frustrating as I've tried several remedies,non successful so far. It's been over a year since a dealer last touched it,only done 3000km as I've been away,so I changed the oil and took off the seat and tank for a look. The ignition coil sits under the tank and the power feed to it faces forward and seems a bit weedy-specifically the connectors,although after two years they didn't have any corrosion. I disconnected them,cleaned them up and fashioned a rudimentary boot from an old inner tube to cover them up and protect them from the elements,as they appear to be a bit too exposed. Results so far seem good,in a recent rainstorm the bike performed very well,even at low revs. I think that the connectors are probably tightened at the factory and seal well initially,but with vibration can loosen,making them vulnerable to moisture incursion. Revving the bike hard can overcome this,as the current will be stronger,but when the revs fall the circuit can be broken more easily. That's the theory anyway,will report again when it's proven or otherwise,happy Chinese biking!

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Written on: 25/03/2017

After much faffing about with the cutting out in the rain problem,I got technical with it. Checked the ignition circuit,no worn/broken wires. Replaced the coil,rectifier and CDI,then tried a new stator. Altogether about £100 worth of parts (cheap as chips,chinese parts), but the same problem kept occuring. Downloaded a wiring diagram and found the CDI is connected to a box under the seat,which can be used to install an alarm/immobiliser,had a look inside it and it was corroded to hell,first time I've seen any proper corrosion on this bike in over 3 years service! We cleaned it up and figured which terminals go where,then got a bit of wire and connected it to run. Eureka! Wet days are now no problem. A simpler fix would be to disconnect the immobiliser circuit. On the CDI there are two connectors,one with four wires and one with two. On the two wire connector,disconnect or cut the black and white striped wire,as the corroded junction box will send errant signals via this wire. Poor low rev running in the wet is due to a loose plug cap as before. After two years head scratching,this seems to be the fix,hope it saves someone a whole load of money,good luck!

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Written on: 25/03/2017

After much faffing about with the cutting out in the rain problem,I got technical with it. Checked the ignition circuit,no worn/broken wires. Replaced the coil,rectifier and CDI,then tried a new stator. Altogether about £100 worth of parts (cheap as chips,chinese parts), but the same problem kept occuring. Downloaded a wiring diagram and found the CDI is connected to a box under the seat,which can be used to install an alarm/immobiliser,had a look inside it and it was corroded to hell,first time I've seen any proper corrosion on this bike in over 3 years service! We cleaned it up and figured which terminals go where,then got a bit of wire and connected it to run. Eureka! Wet days are now no problem. A simpler fix would be to disconnect the immobiliser circuit. On the CDI there are two connectors,one with four wires and one with two. On the two wire connector,disconnect or cut the black and white striped wire,as the corroded junction box will send errant signals via this wire. Poor low rev running in the wet is due to a loose plug cap as before. After two years head scratching,this seems to be the fix,hope it saves someone a whole load of money,good luck!

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Written on: 25/03/2017

After much faffing about with the cutting out in the rain problem,I got technical with it. Checked the ignition circuit,no worn/broken wires. Replaced the coil,rectifier and CDI,then tried a new stator. Altogether about £100 worth of parts (cheap as chips,chinese parts), but the same problem kept occuring. Downloaded a wiring diagram and found the CDI is connected to a box under the seat,which can be used to install an alarm/immobiliser,had a look inside it and it was corroded to hell,first time I've seen any proper corrosion on this bike in over 3 years service! We cleaned it up and figured which terminals go where,then got a bit of wire and connected it to run. Eureka! Wet days are now no problem. A simpler fix would be to disconnect the immobiliser circuit. On the CDI there are two connectors,one with four wires and one with two. On the two wire connector,disconnect or cut the black and white striped wire,as the corroded junction box will send errant signals via this wire. Poor low rev running in the wet is due to a loose plug cap as before. After two years head scratching,this seems to be the fix,hope it saves someone a whole load of money,good luck!

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Written on: 25/03/2017

After much faffing about with the cutting out in the rain problem,I got technical with it. Checked the ignition circuit,no worn/broken wires. Replaced the coil,rectifier and CDI,then tried a new stator. Altogether about £100 worth of parts (cheap as chips,chinese parts), but the same problem kept occuring. Downloaded a wiring diagram and found the CDI is connected to a box under the seat,which can be used to install an alarm/immobiliser,had a look inside it and it was corroded to hell,first time I've seen any proper corrosion on this bike in over 3 years service! We cleaned it up and figured which terminals go where,then got a bit of wire and connected it to run. Eureka! Wet days are now no problem. A simpler fix would be to disconnect the immobiliser circuit. On the CDI there are two connectors,one with four wires and one with two. On the two wire connector,disconnect or cut the black and white striped wire,as the corroded junction box will send errant signals via this wire. Poor low rev running in the wet is due to a loose plug cap as before. After two years head scratching,this seems to be the fix,hope it saves someone a whole load of money,good luck!

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Written on: 11/05/2019

Now over five years old,20k plus km,running like clockwork since the ignition fix,also no discernable corrosion but bike is garaged at night. A small problem occured recently,the clutch started slipping,along with dodgey gearchanging. After adjusting the cable,I had a deeper investigation. The clutch actuation arm was very stiff to operate,and reluctant to engage the clutch,water and dirt ingress from it's engine case mounting had got to it. Got the case off and freed it up,which meant draining oil etc,so not a quick fix,but up & running next day,all ok now. It's also sporting a couple of scratches where it went down during a collision with a pedestrian who thought it was a good idea to run out into the traffic,no real damage just scratches so crashes well!

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“Year old today”

★★★★★

written by on 01/09/2013

Well I brought my Arrow exactly a year ago today to zip around the city. I was going to buy a Yamaha, or Honda, but chose to take a gamble and save several thousand pounds by getting the Lexmoto. Firstly, I have done nearly 9000 kilometres on it already and I can honestly say the bike as been superb. I do all the servicing myself: tighten all the nuts and bolts, adjust chain, change oil, air filter, plug. I change the oil every 1000 kilometres ( I know over cautious , but for a tenner the engine loves it ) So for just under a grand, well worth the money. But like I say, it's not a fast bike. But I'm not a young man, so it is irrelevant.

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“lexmoto arrow 125cc”

★★★★★

written by dan.flyer94 on 05/05/2013

I have boight my arrow back in april 2012 and it has never let me down. The sidestand switch has never gone wrong. It is perfoct beginner bike. It will cruise at 60mph all day long. Even tho the speedo reads 55mph but if you are on standard setup 9k rpm in 5th means you are doing 60mph. It averages about 80mpg. The parts are cheap on anything on a honda cg125 past 2002 will fit it with a bit of modding. The only thing I didnt like was the malage between services but this engine is so simple that anyone with decent tool kit and a heynes manual for chinese motorbikes(available from chinesemotorcyclepartsonline.co.uk) can do. I have services my bike on my own after first service. Tyres could do a bit better quality but they are good enough. As lond as you keep on top of chain ajusting once every 2 weeks you will be fine. Gearbox is good. Clutch is nice and light(for me) throttle responce is what you would expect from ohv ( over head valve) carb'd engine. Speedo is accurate enough. Revcounted is slow when the engine is cold but as soon as the engine warmes up the rev counter is accurate. I have got mine for £1100 OTR so to be honest anyone who is after a cheap bike for town kicking and abit of b and a roads cant beat this bike. All is very well. After 1 year of very heavy and thrashing use the bike has never let me down apart when the chain came off(it was my fault as I havent ajustated it) anyone who would like any more info email me or comment. Thank you for takng time to read this hopefully helping review

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“painfull ”

★★☆☆☆

written by BrutalBran on 27/01/2013

half decent bike but alot has gone wrong is the past 4 months of owning it top speed is poor most iv had is 59 going downhill and in the wet it dosent like it one bit short circited alot besides that the mpg is very good

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“Lexmoto Arrow 125 review”

★★★☆☆

written by gunnerluke13 on 29/11/2012

Hi all , I have had my bike for 2 months now , I have had a few problems but nothing major , First problem was the Sidestand switch, It seems to shorten when ever it gets wet :/ but not a problem if you coat it with wd40. Seocond problem was another minor, My speedometer cable came loose and fell off lol but just screwed it back on, These are the only problems as of yet , Touch wood , Wat i must say about this bike before you buy 1 , Make sure u wash it every everyweek . Also lube the chain, My chain has started slacking and going rusty already :/ . But i have got my 1000km service soon so it will be sorted then , Now onto the good parts about the bike . So the Arrow is £885rrp , I got mine for £965 with 1 free year Road tax , Mot till 3 years , 1 years parts and fitting warrenty , And a Top box (lextek 32ltr) ok so the price is amazing for alot of bike , really nice style (naked,commuter) also the couler selection of black and blue , So for the speed of a 9.8bhp arrow , I get 65mph on a straight , Its quick for a little 125 and your be suprised by how nippy it is , Sounds great aswell , It has a Low drum sound to it , Sounds better than a YBR , so realibilty , ok so if you take care of it, They will last a long time , If your redlineing it in every gear then ur going to have a lot of problems , Overall i give this a 3/5 . The build quality seems to be okay , If you find any loose bults just give them a few queets , Parts :/ , I am still as of yet waiting for my new side stand switch , Its taken atleast 2weeks now :/ but its not a major problem as i turn the engine off by Key , If you have any questions about this Bike , Please feel free to Ask by Going onto Facebook and joining the Lexmoto Uk owners club , Im in there with plenty of others who own a arrow and other lexmoto's :D

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Wilkobikeman123's Response to gunnerluke13's Review

Written on: 02/03/2014

I have a lexmoto arrow and its mint had a few things that went wrong but I can sayafter iI finished all my repair work its now easily as good as anything else in thee 125 class its now reliable fast almost 75 mph and good bike to ride stop moaning peeps you pay for what u get

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Phildevon's reply to Wilkobikeman123's Comment

Written on: 26/11/2017

Hi
How did you manage to get it up to that speed, mine gets Up to 60 ish and that is flat out. I have a 17 tooth sprock on the front. My Arrow loves to cruise at 55, just wondered what I could do but I'm happy about it all the same.
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“Does the job but you better have a tool set!”

★★★☆☆

written by on 24/08/2012

I'd moved jobs where I didn't see a huge need to own a car so I wen't onto a bike and this was offered at the right price. It's a cheap reproduction of a good 125 bike. I've taken this from woking to Cambridge and back through Essex in the wind and rain on motorways and country roads and aside from the 55MPH restriction (which slips now and again and lets you do 70MPH for 5 mins) it's ok and does what it should do. The parts rust, the biuild quality dcould be better and you'll need to check the key components on a weekly basis. After only 4 weeks riding on this the chain was nearly falling off at under 1000KM riding it. The speedo is in MPH but the overall distance reads in KM. Things rust ... lots and quickly. Though the positives - you can leave it anywhere with only a steering lock on, the insurance is peanuts and you really can get 80-100MPG. Just remember your spanner set and keep it maintained!

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“Lexmoto Arrow”

★★★★★

written by EdwardMMXII on 21/08/2012

I brought one of these machines a few months ago and must say I'm more than delighted with my money's worth of metal amd rubber. The engline is supurb, it purs like a cat! I understand it is basically a Honda CG125 engine and Chinese have done a very good job of copying it without question. The only complaint, and it's not really a complaint as such, is the nuts and bolts seem to rust up easily; however, after having a discusssion with a man whom knows these machines, he simply informed me to replace them and grease them up. The bike is nibble, excellent on petrol and 100% reliable. It is not a fast bike, but it is great for zipping around the city. So for £900 quid on the road I feel like I've won the lottery!

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“Not sex on wheels but good cheap fun and practicality”

★★★★★

written by Lillypinkjenny on 13/06/2012

I passed my test a few years ago but never had my own bike and with my relationship gone bang I needed cheap transport and was going to get myself a little Honda to get around as everybody told me not to touch chinese bikes with a barge pole LOL After looking at a few in my price range with a kind and patient friend we both reckoned I could not afford what I wanted for the price. I went to look at a new Lexmoto Arrow because in the free ads paper they were under £1000 brand new and on the road. OK even I could see that it was not a Honda and where it was cheap but it was brand new and had some warranty but the dealer threw in some waterproofs as I had the rest of my gear and after sorting some cheap insurance which was half what I would have paid on a Honda I was on the road. I was advised to coat the bike in ACF50 but that stuff is so expensive and I was suffering a bit of post purchase penny pinching and bought some £1 cans of 151 damp start from the pound shop thinking they were a cheap wd40 substitute. My friend and I painted the exposed metal bits of the bike in this stuff and used paintbrushes to get it into all the little hidden cavities. The first service came up ridiculously quickly and I think they just changed the oil and told me to bring it back in something like 1000 km. That was the last time it went back to the shop I bought it from. The service intervals to keep the warranty were really small so I just decided not to bother because it all seemed fine and my friend offered to teach me how to do the stuff that needed doing on it. I bought a can of chain lube but it was so expensive I googled some alternatives and decided to use Automatic transmission fluid on a rag to do the chain and I made sure I did it every couple of days as opinion seemed to be that the chains on chinese bikes are made of soft metal and need adjusting regularly. Mine has only been adjusted about 10times in the last year though it is now needing adjustment for the second time in a week so it may need replacing now. Mostly I just rode it cleaned it with soapy water and polished it with furniture polish. I did redo the 151 spray every few months and every month over Winter. I'm now pretty good at changing my own oil and I do that every 1000 km without fail even though it is not that black when it comes out. I bought an oil can on advice and oil the cables and tighten up bolts and nuts regularly with my tool kit donated by my Dad. I did not renew my bus pass even for the Winter because the Arrow always started and never let me down. Riding in the cold and wet has been horrible at times but I do think I ride safer for doing it and the bike has made it easier because it is very light and easy to move around and ride. It kind of does about 80 mpg when I do measure it which is good. Someone with the same bike came up to me in Worthing and said I might need my valves clearances adjusting but my friend says it is not noisy so leave it alone so I have. This is not a brilliant review I know because all I have basically done is ridden the bike for a year but I have just clicked over 16000 km which is nearly 10 thousand miles in one year and some people told me the bike would not last that long. Oh it had a new back tyre I can't remember when but it was split and may have been vandalised. It is not as sexy as the Hornet of my boyfriend's that I used to ride nor is it as fast and it is not a Honda but my lovely little Lexmoto Arrow has never failed me despite my lack of experience and its cheap running costs have been welcome. I cleaned it up properly in the last hot spell and it looked a bit less mint than when I bought it but not much. I did end up doing the 151 spray again and getting it filthy again soon after so it was short lived. I am going to ride it another year and maybe even more miles this year as I want to do some proper bike rallies (eek!) but I will probably treat it to a proper service and a look over by a proper garage soon and get tat chain changed. I may even have a go at doing that myself. Lilly x

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Written on: 13/06/2012

Hi. There is a good owners' forum for your bike at : http://www.huoniao-owners.co.uk/forum/index.php

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“lexmoto arrow is a nice cheep and easy to ride bike...”

★★★★★

written by wildcat71 on 26/03/2011

lexmoto arrow is a nice cheep and easy to ride bike you get plenty of miles to the gallon and is great for a commutering back and forward to work, not to bad on long runs neither, but top speed is only around 62mph. bike is fitted with hazard lights and as a gear indicater ( shows what gear you are in ) great for if you have just passed your cbt so you can work out what gear to use on differt corners/bends, also this bike is fairly lite so if you are not very strong you can handle it.

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Written on: 18/10/2011

Hi, thanks for the review. I've heard mixed reviews about Lexmoto reliability longer term. How is it going now you've had another 6 months? Also how did it cope with starting on cold mornings last winter?

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Asked by ukalan2013 on 31st March 2014 Report this content
I would like to raise the gearing as 4500 rpm at 30 mph is a bit low. Would you recommend changing the gearbox sprocket from 15T to 17T a 12% increase? Apart from this the arrow is a excellent bike I have owned over 400 bikes in 50 years of riding.

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Report this content Lewielexmoto Written on: 03/04/2014
The standard gearing is a bit low,but you'd lose some of the zippiness around town. It's a bit of a gutless engine,but mine is a lot better now it's loosened up,and recently achieved 93mpg,which would certainly improve with higher ratios,I'm going to try this when the standard chain and sprockets have worn out,which won't be long now as they're not very high quality,already clanging about,will report back about it
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