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» Best tire prices.
Jan 24, 2017 - 8:39 PM - by Hondapanfan
Hey yiz lads. Before I get into the big search taught I would ask here anyone doing good deals on tires. I'm looking 17/60/17 for pan.
Not very fussy once its a brand name.
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» bike transport from england
Jan 24, 2017 - 3:57 PM - by menapia dude
folks im wanting to ship a bike from a dealership in England back to Rosslare
Whats the normal rate and who does it, i can wire the money to the dealership and pay courier whatever way they want
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» First ride: 2017 Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP review
Jan 24, 2017 - 11:33 AM - by Admin
It's lighter, more powerful and packed with technology but is the new Blade back in the fight for litre-bike supremacy ? Alan Dowds from visordown reports ;

THE LAST TIME I was heading out on a new Fireblade launch, America was about to vote for a very new, very different president. Back in 2008, Barack Obama was heading to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue as the first black POTUS and I was heading to Losail circuit in Qatar to have a spin on the heavily-updated CBR1000RR.

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» Dungannon Champion moves up a gear
Jan 24, 2017 - 7:24 AM - by Baylon McCaughey
Dungannon Champion moves up a gear

Twelve year old Dungannon schoolboy Cameron Dawson, already with Four Irish Mini moto and Pit Bike championships to his credit, look set to move up the ranks to short circuit racing this year, and will receive guidance and advice from Multi Irish road race winner, Ryan Farquhar.
The Drumglass High Scholar began racing in 2012, as a raw 7 year old, never having ridden a moto cycle before, Cameron competed his first season of championship racing to take an amazing 4th place in the Irish Minimoto 4,2 championship!.
Two years later, armed with new machinery, Dawson went on to take second in both Minimoto and Pit Bike championships, The potential to succeed was now being realised. Highlight of that season, was a trip to Spain,... [Read More]
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» Chromer
Jan 23, 2017 - 10:20 PM - by killer
hi, just wondering if their are any chromers left in ireland any good for bike parts..?

I searched the threads but they are all very old..

I used a crowd in Knocklyon years ago, not sure if they are still in operation..

Thanks
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» Le Mans Motogp
Jan 23, 2017 - 5:46 PM - by Brads
Lads just a quick question to all those who are familiar with the Le Mans circuit. Im heading over in May so Im buying two tickets for the general admission area. However Ive two lads at Uni in Rennes who dont know whether they can go or not. My question is can I buy general admission tickets on the day and if so are they priced excessively ? Im getting my two at the moment for €65 each. Thanks in advance
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» Stonechips Repair ?
Jan 23, 2017 - 4:54 PM - by Duke RR
Looking at a bike abroad....the ones here are in short supply or none, and are missing a key or a manual or no svs history or all 3 !...usual irish ownership, nice one

anyway..............



Stone chips, are they handy fix, its something that would bug me. Yoke im looking at is clean low mls but some small marks.


ta
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» Tyres for Pan European
Jan 23, 2017 - 3:41 PM - by Officer Dangleberry
Would a set of Michelin Pilot Road 3 suit the weight and riding style of a Pan?

I will be commuting and also a trip to Mainland Europe is on the list
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» Biker T Shirts & Biker Shorts
Jan 23, 2017 - 8:52 AM - by TonySX
Fed up with the cold and Looking forward to Spring and better weather promoted me to write this ...

https://1894tony.wordpress.com/2017/...-biker-shorts/

Cheers

Tony
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» Close up of the lean angle on a track
Jan 23, 2017 - 8:36 AM - by irishtwin
Hello Lads

nice gif here to show a close up of the lean angle on a track

https://www.reddit.com/r/gifs/commen...N5&sh=0df044a6
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» Starting Offroad/Enduro
Jan 22, 2017 - 9:27 PM - by Don180
I'm thinking of buying an enduro bike and doing some events this year.Complete beginner.

Looking at bikes for sale,there's not many enduro bikes on donedeal so is there any motocross bikes that could be used or are easily converted, like a 250sxf or crf250?
I'd rather not have to go that route,just seeing what the options are but to be able to go on the odd motocross day could be good too.

Also does the bike need to be road registered or taxed?

Bike budget probably up to 2.5k ish
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» Thunderbird sport
Jan 22, 2017 - 8:58 PM - by patmck
Picked this up while back been getting it sorted since.starting to look the part if anyone has a mirror lying about that would fit gimme shout
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» another barn find , it's really bleedin' ugly
Jan 22, 2017 - 7:43 PM - by choppermann
picked up this 74 CB750 chopper.
Not sure why I bought it but it's so fucking ugly
it's kinda cool in a very weird way.
The big question is would you be seen dead on the jaysus thing.Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
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» Any other company like Overlanders ??
Jan 22, 2017 - 7:41 PM - by gl1100
Overlanders are not going to Nice this year
is there any other company in Ireland that
provides a similar service ????
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» Riding the Sister
Jan 22, 2017 - 3:26 PM - by Skippy KillaKanga
As per the title, just enquiring if any members here are riding the Sister, considering the changeover and looking for first-hand experiences good and bad
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» Misleading or what
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» Scot Gps mount project
Jan 21, 2017 - 11:04 PM - by iano
Needed a mount for my gps so made this up



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» Driving in FRost between 00:00 & 02:30 hrs with grit
Jan 21, 2017 - 9:10 PM - by Darith
Live a couple miles away from Mullingar on the N4. Roads are usually gritted before 11pm. No issues commuting to Dublin to work thank god. Thinking of going into Mullingar tonight and leave maybe sometime after midnight. The roads should be gritted before i leave. Would it be safe? I don't know really, it seems colder that time of the night than say before 0800. Would the grit have taken affect at the stage been on the road for only an hour or so?
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» Motocross in Cork
Jan 21, 2017 - 8:49 PM - by Error52
I'm toying with idea of buying a motocross bike to play around with. Another biking box to tick.
How easy is it to get out and practice in the Cork area?
I don't have a field to tear up and I dont know anyone who does it that I could talk to.
I have seen the track near kartword and it doesn't look too scary but im wondering how often I could get out not just there but anywhere and is it relatively easy for a newbie to join in

I don't want to race and I'm not keen on joining a club unless its more of a low key social aspect

Has anyone here taken it up recenlty and or care to give some advice? Cheers 🍻
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» Bike change time again.
Jan 21, 2017 - 8:03 PM - by corkyoshi
After nearly a year with a Cbr1000rr 2008 i've gone back to the Gsxr family with this 1000 k9. What a great bike

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» Decals
Jan 20, 2017 - 10:38 PM - by Budthewiser
Lads, anyone on here who makes decals.
14 Replies | 598 Views
» Standard number plate sizes ?
Jan 20, 2017 - 12:05 PM - by pudzey
Hi anyone know the legal plate sizes ? have my test Tuesday and need standerd plates . The ones on it are microscopic
7 Replies | 440 Views
» WSBK : Brookes secures 2015 BSB R1 for WorldSBK wildcard
Jan 20, 2017 - 10:58 AM - by Duke RR



Great opportunity, once Brookes stuffs up Lowes & VDMark in the official Yamaha team, i would consider that a job done, anything else will be a bonus




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» Note to self: Don't piss off the Denver Police Dept
Jan 20, 2017 - 1:21 AM - by Earache
Impounded a stunter's bike and chopped it on half...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHRXMgJe-Yo

I'm no fan of stunters, but it;s abit over the top.
11 Replies | 764 Views
» Inside the passion.JohnMcG
Jan 19, 2017 - 10:27 PM - by bushman
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» Honda Dominator top end rattle
Jan 19, 2017 - 5:33 PM - by nightster1
I have an NX650 from 1993, its high enough milage at 50K miles. There is a rattle from the top end, sounds like a cam chain and not tappets. Seems that these chains don't have adjustment, unless that i'm mistaken. Anyone know if its a big job, like engine out to check?
4 Replies | 398 Views
» IOMTT 2017 - Flights booked, travelling solo, never been! Am terrified!
Jan 19, 2017 - 4:19 PM - by ajhampto
Hi Folks,

I just made a spur of the moment flight booking (170 euro) for the tt there as I didnt realise Aer Lingus went there. Cheap enough for decent flight times.

Going from 31st May to 5th June.

Trying to book accommodation now so any tips / contacts would be greatly appreciated.

One key question is how do I get around the island (is there a bus service, how expensive are taxis). Is Port Erin or places like that too far to stay in to get to good vantage points?

Apologies for all the questions. Am a little bit terrified now I'm committed, haven't done anything like this in years!!!

Thanks,

Alex
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» Insurance: Anyone else to ring?
Jan 19, 2017 - 1:27 PM - by spray____
I called the big 6 that I know of:

- Carole Nash
- Liberty
- Axa
- Principle
- MCE
- Adelade (Cornmarket)

Not sure if there is anyone else to get a quote from, but I thought I'd ask before I get my wallet out.
20 Replies | 905 Views
» Video: Rewind of the 2016 Oliver’s Mount action
Jan 19, 2017 - 10:30 AM - by Admin
Taking a look back at the action from Oliver’s Mount in 2016


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IB78H69PB9c
2 Replies | 184 Views
» MZ (MuZ)
Jan 19, 2017 - 9:48 AM - by Ardennes1944
Hi all,

is there anyone here on the forum who has an MZ possibly?

Looking to see if there are parts shops in Europe or whatever that Im not finding for good selections of parts.
I have a MZ RT 125.

Thanks in advance.
3 Replies | 313 Views
» Brake Pads
Jan 18, 2017 - 8:32 PM - by adasiva
Hi All.
Looking to buy front break pads for Yamaha FZS600 2002 Anybody knows a good site?

Cheers

ads
8 Replies | 356 Views
» Anyone interested in spectating or going racing....
Jan 18, 2017 - 6:26 PM - by robbiec
Bit of help needed folks. I've set up a face.book page on behalf of the Fingal Motor Club, can we all give it a like to get it going? I plan on putting up unofficial points tables for the different classes and championships as the season goes on, also rider profiles/interviews, entry forms for the fingal round at mondello, helping out newcomers aswell as trying to promote the sport/motorbikes in general. Just search for fingal motor club in the search banner of face.book thanks
16 Replies | 797 Views

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