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Jack Kennedy back in BSB
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zxr400 race bike race winner
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Spin today
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My Hayabusa Brembo upgrade. ..
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» Moded bike jack
Feb 01, 2015 - 9:39 PM - by rossla

Has anybody modified one of these into a ramp. ? I haven't got the space or spare cash to buy a proper ramp. So was wondering if it's do-able to weld a metal sheet (long enough for a bike)to the top and some balance bars to the bottom? Cheers
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» KTM 990 SM mods
Feb 01, 2015 - 8:35 PM - by gsxr100k7
Have my Ktm nearly two years now..great bike but the low down snatchiness of the throttle always annoyed me so after looking at various Ktm forums and seeing what Kevxtx had done to a SMR and SMT I got buying

Got a tune ECU cable off airmax is gay
Downloaded tune ecu free
Bought a base plate, air filter, small breather filter , shorter rc8 stacks and sas blanking plates

Ripped out the standard airbox, removed the throttle bodies so I could completely remove the secondary throttle butterflies. Removed the sas system and fitted the blanking plates. Then refitted the throttle body, I fitted new base plate and oiled and installed my new foam filter. Put bike back together and connected up to the laptop. Downloaded one of kevxtx's maps that matched... [Read More]
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» Voting: Bike Pic of the Month January 2015
Feb 01, 2015 - 7:58 PM - by Bruce
Usual rules apply; choose your 5 favourite pics (does not have to be in any order) and list them like so:

Do not vote for your own picture

This month's winner will again receive a surprise goodie bag kindly donated by Puff, the Magic Dragon at
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» My Hayabusa Brembo upgrade. ..
Feb 01, 2015 - 6:53 PM - by iano
Noticed a few people posting about the shite tokico six pot calipers. .
Had awful trouble with mine...particularly seizing solid on me in the fast lane on the m50...
Stripped and cleaned them to surgical cleanness (thanks Danny for the lesson )
Anehow after talking to gixxer on here I took the plunge and bought his adaptors and Brembo calipers off him. ..
Got them fitted in rpm drogheda by Ronan (top bloke and a life saver also made the braided lines)..
Brake pads aren't even bedded in and the difference is unbelievable. ..
Anyone who has a busa really should do this upgrade

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» Painting the bike
Feb 01, 2015 - 6:51 PM - by Sheep With Cigars
Hi everyone,

The time has come for my bike to be repainted, some idiot decided it would be funny to kick over my bike, cracking the fairings and making sh1t of the paint.

I have repaired the fairings but now I will take this opportunity to paint all the fairings. I can get the perfect colour of black in those Holts ready mixed aerosols from micks garage, and apparently I don't need a lacquer for them, but my question is will the finish be good (Its going to be an all black paint job) and will it resist the occasional petrol spill on the tank when filling it up.

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» biker go's airborne (ouch warning)
Feb 01, 2015 - 5:49 PM - by i'm telling mammy
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» Lee Honda Triumph T100.
Feb 01, 2015 - 5:24 PM - by generalisimo muldoon
Down in Lee Honda this morning and I noticed a lovely Triumph T100 on the showroom with a sold sticker on the headlight. Fair enough says you, what's the problem with that, but that bike's been sat there for nearly two years, I reckon with that sold sticker on it. Anyone know the story there.

Seems a waste, I'd have that bike in a flash if I'd the money and it was for sale.
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» Kawasaki ZZR400 Iridium Screen ?
Feb 01, 2015 - 4:39 PM - by RenatsMC
Hi im looking and can't find Iridium Screen for ZZR 400 1996 does any any one knows if ZZR 600 Iridium Screen fits zzr 400 96 ?
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» Does Kawasaki ZZR600 , zxr6 parts fit ZZR400 ?
Feb 01, 2015 - 2:49 PM - by RenatsMC
Hi i wanted to ask does parts from 600 fit 400 ?

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» Constands tire warmers??
Feb 01, 2015 - 10:41 AM - by Faster,man!!
Need new warmers.... Anyone try these yet?

Seem to be good value. have a high side wall, fit a 200 rear, and are made by zee Germans!!

Anyone any reviews?
5 Replies | 183 Views
» Anyone a member of an off road, mx or enduro club in the West of Ireland
Feb 01, 2015 - 8:12 AM - by Interceptor
Are there any active off-road clubs in the West (or anywhere) that don't focus wholly on racing? What is the biggest off-road organisation in Ireland?

16 Replies | 406 Views
» Dime city cycles
Jan 31, 2015 - 8:26 PM - by Shifter

I was Googling cafe racer parts and Dime city is near the top

This is on their parts page for Honda

A soft voice from a sweet philly at the corner of the bar proclaims- "Hey Ace, I noticed that cafe racer out front. Is it yours? I'd sure love to get a closer look at that Wing'd Piston...."Sounds good right? Yeah, we think so too.... [Read More]
2 Replies | 272 Views
» picos northern spain
Jan 31, 2015 - 8:04 PM - by setter
Hi lads,going to picos northern spain in june,was to go on trip with earache and cbroar in us but too expensive for me....anyway whats north spain like? Have done europe few times but never spain,whats roads people food beer s c e n e r y like there......cheers
27 Replies | 498 Views
» 2015 Triumph Tiger's Unveiling today
Jan 31, 2015 - 11:42 AM - by Duke RR
Fyi, Dublin Triumph launching new Tiger 800's today from 12pm.

Might pop over myself.
12 Replies | 474 Views
» zx10r on road opinions
Jan 31, 2015 - 10:22 AM - by RubaDub
Everyone knows they're a weapon on the track - what are they like to live with on the road?

I know that the 2008 was a big step forward in handling but still reading reviews that say it's still skitish.

Any thoughts particularly on 08/09 bikes especially from first hand experience
19 Replies | 737 Views
» aqua printing
Jan 31, 2015 - 8:56 AM - by deckob123
Seen this,and was wqsdeting if anyone here has got it done on their bikes?? And is is expensive?
5 Replies | 313 Views
» Question for the fibre-glass guys.
Jan 30, 2015 - 10:38 PM - by phil-short
I have been thinking for a while of fightering my yoke for the crack and the benefit of my back and knees.. While all the plastics are intact to store.

I have seen a tank seat monocoque which someone has fabricated from an original on ebay but its gonna cost maybe 350 blips after postage etc.

The original unit I would only like to alter a little at the seat end so the question is......

Is it possible to use my original as a mould without damaging it and approx what would it cost? the pic is of the italian fabrication

... [Read More]
2 Replies | 222 Views
» Aluminium welder limerick/kerry area
Jan 30, 2015 - 10:37 PM - by sharpbikes
Sorry if there is a post similar elsewhere, checked the previous threads but found nothing for alloy welders near limerick,

Looking for someone to weld an r1 brace to bandit 12 swinger near limerick/kerry, il be doing the prep work, would need someone to do the welding at a fair price, have seen it done previous so not exactly unexplored territory but looks the dogs dangles done right!!

can anyone recommend someone?

will update where i get it done for future reference for others!
9 Replies | 287 Views
» ABS on an older bike
Jan 30, 2015 - 10:06 PM - by glenfieldman
Im in the market for a secondhand VFR, 1999-2001
Is it possible to get ABS fitted to an older vfr or is the DCBS system as good as ABS
7 Replies | 315 Views
» Perfect dismount
Jan 30, 2015 - 8:32 PM - by bryang
12 Replies | 641 Views
» bad road conditions reports
Jan 30, 2015 - 12:07 PM - by chopper
See how this goes for a while .I can see it getting cluttered awfull quick .keep the chit chat to minimum . State the date, time , place , road condition .
3 Replies | 541 Views
» honda-hornet-96-dl-5 stolen in Dublin..
Jan 30, 2015 - 12:03 PM - by rgv2
I know there's a section for stolen bikes but just said I would stick this up here because it was robbed in the last few minuets.. Hope it will be found..

5 Replies | 432 Views
» Best price Lube and cleaning bits
Jan 30, 2015 - 11:38 AM - by Snurger
Howye lads,

Where is the cheapest / best place in Dublin or online to buy different lubes, chain cleaner, oils etc etc?

Was going to order a few bits now from tweeks but id rather give my business to a local shop.

11 Replies | 439 Views
» How to change an exhaust
Jan 30, 2015 - 11:03 AM - by Snurger
Howye lads !

I have ordered a new exhaust system for my project bike (CBR250RR MC22 96).

Have a brand new set of headers coming from ebay and a lovely new 2015 TYGA Carbon fibre silencer.

Should have the parts delivered in the next 2 - 3 weeks.

I was hoping to fit these myself but to be honest its something I have not done before. After a bit of research on forums etc, it seems that as soon as I unbolt the new headers all that needs to be done is to replace the round gaskets that are in the cylinder before replacing with the new headers.

Is there anything else I am missing or anything else I need to do to complete this job properly?

Comments much appreciated ! Thanks lads.......

Ron... [Read More]
15 Replies | 374 Views
» Road Conditions Report
Jan 30, 2015 - 10:06 AM - by BigDiggity
i don't know if this has been suggested before but what about a sticky in the forum or a box on the home page where lads can throw in details of dodgy road conditions.

We're halfway through the winter shite now but could be useful year-round rather than having individual posts about gravel on roundabouts or icy conditions.

If it's too broad around the country could do one for the East, West, South, North etc.

That'd be something I'd take a second to throw an eye over before heading out on the bike.

9 Replies | 332 Views
» Biker night out in Naas
Jan 30, 2015 - 12:45 AM - by slipstreamer
Grateful of any support for this. Great night in store, its on the night of the nifty 50 race after the Adelaide Masters awards presentations. Hope to see you there
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» 3d printing
Jan 29, 2015 - 11:05 PM - by sub zero
hows things lads?

has anybody ever had parts 3d printed? if so is it an expensive process? are the parts relatively strong or do they turn out flimsy as fuck?

24 Replies | 712 Views
» unicycle electric motorbike
Jan 29, 2015 - 10:17 PM - by nednedned
2 Replies | 155 Views
» Video of the biggest prick ever to ride a bike!!
Jan 29, 2015 - 7:56 PM - by eirehead
Watched this video earlier and all I took from it is that the rider in 3rd position deserves a box in the face.

... [Read More]
62 Replies | 2,000 Views
» laverty gp
Jan 29, 2015 - 5:45 PM - by juicer2006
got his number 50 back i see finally
0 Replies | 196 Views
» Vincent comet
Jan 29, 2015 - 3:39 PM - by Fledermaus
Just up on DD,and if any of you is looking to offload a camper v@n,he's looking to trade.
14 Replies | 392 Views
» bandit hard to start
Jan 29, 2015 - 3:03 PM - by Southpaw54
Hi all
Finding the bandit 600 gsf hard to start after a two or three week lay up, each time a bugger to start then will start and run fine till next lay up anyone any ideas?
18 Replies | 408 Views

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