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» New to me Bike
Mar 28, 2017 - 10:55 PM - by Vulcan Heaven
Picked up a minty mint 08 Versys 650 over the weekend,
Bike is immaculate with a shed load of extras on it.

Looking forward to putting some miles on it now.

Hope the pic works been a while since I posted a pic....
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» Mondello Masters
Mar 28, 2017 - 10:14 PM - by Baylon McCaughey
Well, what a season opener!!, Brilliant weather, Brilliant Racing, few spills, get well soon lads, Good to meet up with so many friends again
Few wee snaps for yous

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» Brexit
Mar 28, 2017 - 8:53 PM - by gs plumy
Brexit is to be announced tomorrow by the UK. When will we be charged for VAT as well as VRT on imports?
Does the 2 year bargaining period keep us all together for now and exempt from VAT?
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» British Thunderbikes Donington Park
Mar 28, 2017 - 5:38 PM - by Japcati
15 euro each way with Ryanair,cylinder head and various bike parts brought back in me cabin bag.Few funny looks from security staff,but got away with it.

Good days racing and nice sunny weather.Some serious machines and well funded teams at this event too.Team RST had a very impressive setup.
Lots of crashes throughout the the day in all classes.

Gary Johnson and William Dunlop through the Craner Curves on Thundersport 600cc bikes was some sight and sound to behold.

More to pics to follow later,but for now,heres a sample.



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» registering uk bike in ireland?
Mar 28, 2017 - 2:13 PM - by tod123
Q : thinking buying a project bike but its on English registration , whats the story to clear it and put it on irish plates in cork city. its a 1990 bike . I checked the vrt fee its 95 euro . any help appreciated .
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» My new bike - GSXR 750 K7
Mar 28, 2017 - 2:10 PM - by Kawasaki-king
So after searching for aaaages to even find one to look at,and some more searching,considering going across the water and even at that they are going for big bucks,i found this up north.
K7 with 14,000 miles and almost full history and all mots.
And its completely standard except for a tail tidy and screen.

So far iv ordered a mosfet regulator and will relocate it,
Akrapovic carbon stubby on the way,
Removed the stupid SET valve from the exhaust,
K&N filter,double H pads ready to go in & oil change.

Soon i will be getting the suspension resprung to my weight,and changing the tyres to replace the t30 battlax that i dont like for a set of metzler M7RR's

So here she is after a good wash clay bar wipe... [Read More]
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» Race Fuel Cap Seal
Mar 28, 2017 - 1:53 PM - by cb400sf
All right Lads, I have a race fuel cap on the zx6r. There is a flat gasket seal between the flange of the race cap and the fuel tank, i.e. where the fuel cap bolts onto the fuel tank. This seal was pinched badly when I bought the bike so I got a new one cut from 3mm thick Viton Rubber Material. This seal seemed to have swollen and I found out at the end of the straight in Mondello coming into turn 1 that the seal was leaking. I tightened the bolts and this sealed it up and got me through the rest of the day. I stripped it there again and the seal is cut and badly damaged, presumably from being compressed too much. I will get another seal cut for it but what material type and thickness should I get do ye think? Where would ye suggest getting it from, I am based in cork but I assume most... [Read More]
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» east coast Road Races - September 9-10
Mar 28, 2017 - 9:12 AM - by Big Man Andy
East Coast Road Races will go ahead this year as planned after a newly-formed club stepped in to run under the East Coast Racing Festival banner.

Click the image to open in full size.Killalane 2012 by Andy Quinn, on Flickr

Last year, the Loughshinny MCSC had vowed to run both Skerries and Killalane but the 100 per cent hike in insurance... [Read More]
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» Spray painting bike-Limerick area
Mar 27, 2017 - 10:34 PM - by moons657
Hi guys, looking to get my bike resprayed, Superduke 990. Anyone know any good guys in limerick or around this area??
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» Gsxr 600 k7 race fairings needed
Mar 27, 2017 - 10:07 PM - by Brendanmc
Well lads,
I've a 07 k7 600 wanna get it as a trackbike
Have all the mechanical bits sorted but wondering if ye have any suggestions for full set of race fairings,don't wanna buy any eBay shit as I'd rather get from a tried and tested source,any recommendations appreciated,thanks👍
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» Aldi bike gear - March 30th
Mar 27, 2017 - 9:52 PM - by Dr. Arthur Arden
https://www.aldi.ie/c/specialbuys/da...popular&page=0

Looks like some good pieces. I'm thinking of picking up the jacket and trousers. They seem great value for the protection offered.
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» Nippon shine wax products...Anyone try them ?
Mar 27, 2017 - 7:21 PM - by Jaded
As above did anyone try the "king of gloss " or fusso coat ? They had a stand at the rds bikeshow and were selling samples but I didn't pass much heed at the time as it was a bit pricey and I already have a hape of different waxes and polishes but I'm a bit of an addict when it comes to this kind of stuff and curiosity is getting the better of me now

http://www.nipponshine.com/product-category/wax/
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» getting suzuki decal made
Mar 27, 2017 - 7:15 PM - by sharpbikes
Had my bike knocked over and i am in the process of fixing it. i have been fortunate that the tail damage was purely damage to one decal on the tail, if i replace that decal it saves me buying a new tail but its no longer made and i need one made up. anyone have any suggestions.

thanks in advance
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» py90 Pitbike valve clearance gap?
Mar 27, 2017 - 12:50 PM - by myfirstyamaha
Anyone know the specs?

Thanks
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» dumped blue sv650
Mar 27, 2017 - 12:48 PM - by mediocrity man
in case anyone is missing one
i reported it to ronanstown garda station in clondalkin
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» Bike registration
Mar 27, 2017 - 10:43 AM - by TriDolph
Just wondering if there is any way to find out if my bike was originally an uk or ni import shes a 2010 xvs 950 but clocks are miles per hour ,need to find out as want to trade it in but uk dealers all asking same question as its gotten harder to change over in the uk.
2 Replies | 231 Views
» mototent from lone rider
Mar 27, 2017 - 10:07 AM - by cadden
hey people ..just wondering has anyone bought a lonerider mototent ..and if so would you advice other people that are into adventure touring to buy one ..ive seen some photos and they look amazing ..12_large.jpg
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» if you love looking at exhausts ...
Mar 27, 2017 - 9:44 AM - by TonySX
Appreciate it could mark me as a sad case, but if exhausts float your boat, check out the pix here, plenty of exhausts for eye candy

http://motorbikes.blog/2017/03/27/ma...w-2017-part-2/
5 Replies | 285 Views
» Garmin's "Fastest Route"
Mar 26, 2017 - 10:08 PM - by Caffeine
Why am I still surprised...
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» Honda s90 Benly restored!
Mar 26, 2017 - 8:53 PM - by N11 EXPRESS
Father pulled this out of the garage today after spending the winter doing some bits.
It's a 1964 benly 90 which is the Japanese version of the s90. Seems to be quiet rare here has a good few differences to the s90 one of which is a rotary gearbox.


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» Bike clicks and wont start - possible battery issue?
Mar 26, 2017 - 4:53 PM - by Scout12
Hi all,

Just having some issues with my GZ125, the engine wont catch when pressing engine start. I think it's the battery, but I'm new to all of this so I'm not certain. Could one of you help me out and take a look at the video and picture below? Thanks!

Video Here
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» Parts Postage from UK ( ebay )
Mar 26, 2017 - 2:39 PM - by datareactor
Hi

what is cheapest way to get parts from UK. its is small engine 98cc, might be weighing 10-15 Kg

I am thinking of DPD Wizard ? any other options

Regards
JH
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» Kawasaki Gtr lowering kit
Mar 26, 2017 - 10:50 AM - by jake97
Hi All
I have a 2010 GTR1400 and was told you can get a lowering kit for it. my question is has anyone ever used or put this on there GTR. Lust racing do a drop link linkage for bikes €80 drops height of bike by 30mm. Your thoughts on this would be great cheers.
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» chain lube on a tyre
Mar 26, 2017 - 9:06 AM - by jp biker
whats the best option too remove rock oil chain lube off a rear tyre ?
thanks
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» Happy as a pig in shite with my new bike
Mar 25, 2017 - 7:09 PM - by chrismon
Thanks for all the info on bikes lads.
Went with a 05 K5 Gsxr 750 and she's a cracker.

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» Photos : Masters Superbike racing results - Round 1 Mondello
Mar 25, 2017 - 6:59 PM - by Big Man Andy


Principal Insurance Pre-injection Race 1
1. Joe Grant
2. Paul McCrea
3. Darryl Sharkey

Supersport Cup Race 1
1. Aaron Wright
2. Eunan McGlinchey
3. Michael Browne

Superport Pro Race 1
1. Ross Patterson
2. Dean McMaster
3. Aaron Clifford

Sidecars Race 1
1. Seamus Killough\Eamon Mulholland
2. Dylan Lynch\Brian Butler
3. Terry O’Reilly\Aidan Browne

Production twins Race 1
1. Eunan McGlinchey
2. Eoin O’Siochru
3. Jason Cash

Supertwins Race 1
1. Dave Butler
2. Derek Wilson
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» Angle grinders - gentle reminder
Mar 25, 2017 - 12:21 PM - by -alan-
I was using mine yesterday - trying to taper the ends of a steel bar so I could get it in for a bit of leverage on something I was doing. Safety glasses in the house - fkit bar in a vice in the shed, couple of runs with the grinder sure it'll be grand ..

Couple of minutes later and it's a bigger job than I thought, sparks flying off the thing everywhere, jz I better get something. Went and got the glasses, put them on, back to the job - maybe going a wee bit harder as I had the goggles on - and about 30 seconds later the cutting disk exploded with a bang, bits flying everywhere

Now at least I know the difference between a cutting disk and a grinder. Should have known... [Read More]
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» Bravo to Irish Examiner.
Mar 25, 2017 - 10:07 AM - by robszombie
Small article on the Irish MX scene. Good to see in a National paper.

http://www.irishexaminer.com/sport/o...ke-445991.html
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» Are m50 retail open on saturday ?
Mar 24, 2017 - 8:38 PM - by Zzr1100
Headin to da big smoke tmoro and might drop in anyone know if the shop is open saturdays
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» Duffys circus ,cage of death
Mar 24, 2017 - 7:59 PM - by galway86
no it wasnt a car killing people,
i was at the circus in galway this evening and they had a 16ft diameter metal sphere cage thing and 4 lads on scramblers going flat out inside it.
to say it was impressive was an understatement,
first time seeing that and wow.
was expecting circus to be shite
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» MotoGP 2017 Season. SPOILER ALERT
Mar 24, 2017 - 6:25 PM - by Sugule Ali
And we're back with a new season lads,
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» Is this a k4 or k5?
Mar 24, 2017 - 2:17 PM - by chrismon
Like the title k4/5 750?
I'm saying its a k4 but I'm being told​ it's a k5?
Stupid question but seller is saying its k5?

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» cheapo bike pressie for kids
Mar 24, 2017 - 9:14 AM - by kwackquack
for 20 odd quid they look like a cool pressie for kids that like bikes

http://www.gearbest.com/block-toys/pp_612656.html

http://www.gearbest.com/block-toys/pp_612655.html
7 Replies | 389 Views

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