Lexmoto Adventure Club Article

Posted September 08, 2020

LXR - Gateshead round trip to Newby Bridge

We have our first official LXR in the Adventure Club! Join Alex and his biker crew as they embark on a trip just shy of 300 miles from Gateshead to Newby Bridge.


Alex Willis

Start/Finish points
Gateshead McDonald's metro-centre, Derwentwater reservoir, Hartside, Penrith, Honister pass, Ulswater, Windermere, Newby Bridge.

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We decided to take on this adventure as a break from work and life in general and to catch up with some old friends. Before we set off, the only preparations we made to the bikes were that we all got our bikes serviced to help reduce any breakdowns on the way.


We wanted to take a route that would fun and not too much of a struggle for the different 125cc bikes, plenty of twistys and excellent vistas. My favourite parts about doing this is that we get to meet up with friends and Honiston pass is a road with a view not to be missed. The LXR feels like a big bike on the twisty roads and extremely comfortable for a sports bike considering on one a stretch I was sat on her for 2hrs.


Get some friends and go for a ride there's nowhere to far to travel on an LXR in the UK. 2021 SC500 is the next adventure planned!



Solid effort Alex! Sounds like you have a good crew and found the amazing feeling that these bikes can give you. Good luck on your next adventure, we look forward to hearing about the SC500!

If you've completed a 200 mile+ round trip on your Lexmoto, get in touch. We just need some photos for proof and we'll send you an exclusive Adventure Club t-shirt and a £50 CMPOPARTS.COM voucher, if we publish your story.

Safe riding.

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