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» Trackday or Off Road training Europe?
Oct 20, 2017 - 9:32 AM - by BigDiggity
How's it going lads?

I've a week off in November and thank god the missus doesn't... so looking at sneaking off and doing a bit of trackday or off road training incl bike rental.

I've no experience on track, a little adv off road experience.

Redtread in Spain seem to be the best or most popular for off road training/tours? Anyone been out here??

Couldn't really find anywhere that does trackday training tho?

Any suggestions?
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» 2018 Honda 50 launched
Oct 19, 2017 - 7:35 PM - by Admin
HONDA has revealed a redesigned Super Cub 110 and Super Cub 50 and simultaneously announced that production passed the 100 million mark this month.

Click the image to open in full size.

That figure is simply astounding, and confirms the Super Cub as by far the most popular bike ever to be built. What’s more, its popularity seems to be increasing. Introduced in 1958 as the SC100, it took until 2005 for Honda to build 50 million of them. Now it’s doubled that number in... [Read More]
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» AGV pinlock
Oct 19, 2017 - 6:45 PM - by addicted to rage
Hey lads wonder if anyone else has had this issue. Have a k5 for good while now happy out good lid. However the fuggin pinlock is useless . The pinlock itself fogs up drives me mad , anyone else have this issue ?
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» bike lift recommendations
Oct 19, 2017 - 5:39 PM - by robbiec
Right new 12 by 8 foot workshop on the way to completion next week, so need a good full table lift. The 1000lbs ones that jebtools.ie do https://jebbtools.ie/products/1000lb...otorcycle-lift are slightly too long cos the entrance door goes into the 8 foot side. The 1000lbs one is 7.2 foot long and would have have some throw to it when liftin the bike up aswell.
Theres 800lbs one on ebay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FoxHunter-...53.m1438.l2649 for cheaper and is about the right... [Read More]
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» Fuel Bars Flashing on st13
Oct 19, 2017 - 1:42 PM - by Hondapanfan
I come seeking enlightenment......
Last night leaving gym turned on ignition (04 pan)
the full fuel bar flashed on and off continually.
I turned off and on again and seemed fine till today done same.
I have tried google this and ended up on some owners forum where mostly
scientists and micro engineers seem to hang out.
So Im wondering anyone else come accross this and what fixed it if anything/?
Bike starting and driving fine.
Just curios had anyone come accross same issue
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» Crash advice
Oct 19, 2017 - 8:21 AM - by marcusmatthewd
Hi all,

Long time lurker but first time posting - sorry it's a question!

A car drove into my path the other day, I had a green light, going straight on at a junction, she was coming in the opposite direction and turning right.

She drove right into out in front of me and I went into the side of her. She's at fault as I had the right of way.

However, I was driving in the bus lane - does this change the liability of the accident?

Was looking online for some answers but found nothing.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
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» Lithium Battery on a plane??
Oct 18, 2017 - 11:26 PM - by Japcati
No problem.
As long as its under 150 Wh.

Scared the shit out of the lady sat beside me tonight though.
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» Starting issues, drz400
Oct 18, 2017 - 10:39 PM - by johnny b
Im not having much luck in the garage with fixing shit latley!

Between the Cbr250 clutch acting the bollix and the Drz not starting Im nearly thinking of becoming an alchoholic coz it may be cheaper and easier...

The Drz started acting up at the paddy dakar.
It started fine until half way through the day then it would just click when hitting the starter. Electric start only.

So I push started it most of the day.
It would also start if put it in gear, pushed it forward then hit the starter like it was unsticking the starter.

Got it home, the starter bushes were fairly worn so replaced them.

Now here is... [Read More]
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» Cx 500 parts
Oct 18, 2017 - 6:59 PM - by Batman162
Hi does any1 know if there might be buried in a box somewhere a pair of collars for 1980 cx 500 custom tank bolts ???
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» Injected sv dying at 49 / 50 degrees C
Oct 18, 2017 - 2:30 PM - by frozen
2003 fuel injected sv650s with around 25k miles
like clockwork 3 times in a row, it runs fine and then when it reaches 49 going on 50 degrees it'll just die from idling. Revving when its this hot feels vibey and power is way down and if you open the throttle fully on the road you feel pulsing power like traction control and no real acceleration at all. You can keep it from dying at 49 degrees by giving revs but sometimes they just drop anyway and you have to give it loads more throttle to keep going

rolling off throttle while it's hot the engine just dies while riding, caught me out a couple of times yesterday on the road and it was dangerous

when it's cold it fires up on the first turn over of the engine and sounds and runs perfectly till it gets... [Read More]
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» VRT question
Oct 17, 2017 - 2:22 PM - by VTWIN
Lads looking in UK to buy a bike. Currently 2 that I have picked. Both 2016 models with less than 6000km. 4000km to be precise. Will I be caught for higher than normal vat even though bike is 1.5 years old. Thanks
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» Moving on from a 98 Pan ST 1100
Oct 17, 2017 - 1:44 PM - by Officer Dangleberry
After having the 98 ST1100 Pan for over a year now I am looking for something newer. I will be looking at something for 5-7k and will be looking for a Touring or Adventure bike.

Below is a quick list of what I have been looking at ( Covers Nearly All bikes )


Pan ST (Newer Model than my current)
Yamaha FJR 1300
BMW GS 1200
BMW R / K Models
Triumph Tiger
Suzuki V-Strom
Honda Varadero
Kawasaki Versys (Fairly new entry?)

Private or Dealer.........still deciding
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» Pipeworx Slash Cut end 'can' on the R6
Oct 17, 2017 - 12:35 PM - by Motomong
Searched for Pipeworx on here and only came up with one mention, so thought I'd share the latest thing I changed on the R6. I commute on this in Dublin every day and wanted a bit of noise, to try reduce the amount of gobshites that pull out in front of me. Came across these simple bits of pipe and said fuck it, we'll give that a go. They're about 110 after postage etc. Yeah you could DIY it but I don't have the tools for that, and it's nice and clean.

Noise-wise the bike still has the cat for now, and I'm only on it a month or two so I don't need a full exhaust yet. It's marginally louder and bassier than the stock can, but not so much that it'll have the guards tailing you, and it's very satisfying at full chat.

The dent in the swingarm was well hidden by... [Read More]
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» Lockwire in Dublin?
Oct 17, 2017 - 12:19 PM - by Japcati
Do any of the motorbike shops stainless sell lock wire?
Im looking for 0.5 or 0.7mm wire.

Thanks.
3 Replies | 371 Views
» Metal shards in oil tank
Oct 16, 2017 - 9:48 PM - by killer
Hi,
looking for a bit of advice, have a dry sum scrambler. The frame was blasted and powder coated, but the guys never blocked the oil tank built into the frame.

Its not full of filings.. any good ideas on how to clean it out.. bear in mind it is the frame..!!

thanks
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» Buying Triumph Daytona 600 2003 Model?
Oct 16, 2017 - 8:03 PM - by JJNC-35
Hi has anybody any experience with the daytona 600 2003,is there anything specific I should keep an eye out for whilst inspecting?
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» Irish Classic Superbike racing series info.
Oct 16, 2017 - 7:05 PM - by robh
Hi there, I'm new to the forum but I thought there would be peeps out there who might be interested in the Classic Superbike Racing at Mondello (and thanks Chopper for giving this shoutout an OK)
If your currently racing or thinking of starting racing you might want to consider joining this class for next year. It has been running for the past few years and has become a feature at the Masters and the Irish championship at Mondello.
Anyone is eligible , theres no age limit. The bikes are up to 1993 or equivalent model if they remained unchanged after that year. four strokes and 2 strokes up to 1010cc ( max allowed on track in Ireland, but not sure anyone is checking too hard) That means zxr750's, fzr/yzf750-1000, gsxr's, Fj1100, ducati 851/888, honda rs250's, honda... [Read More]
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» Tax book
Oct 16, 2017 - 4:13 PM - by Brosbiker
Might be a silly question lads but I need an answe nonetheless if anybody can help. I recently bought a bike and have been let down on the logbook as it's now been a number of weeks and the previous owner is dodging calls. I was just wondering if it's possible to do anything about getting a new one. As far as I'm aware you can claim it's lost to receive a new one but I'm pretty sure it had to be in my name and possession in the first place in order to do that ? Any help Is appreciated.
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» Where d'yall buy ye're helmets?
Oct 16, 2017 - 3:08 PM - by bloke
Cotters seem to have a huge range and good prices, but with the ol Republic of VAT there should be better deals on the web. I came across fc-moto.de just on a google search and cripes but they seem to have ever helmet under the sun and some savage deals on some race-rep designs in limited sizes.

Has anyone else used them and would recommend, or... where do ye go for lids?
13 Replies | 750 Views
» Your BIKE COVER Makes a great SAIL
Oct 16, 2017 - 1:43 PM - by The Road Runner
Just a heads up, bikes outdoors with a bike cover are at a high risk of being blown over today or tonight, happens every year someone comes on saying that their bike was damaged in the fall, and it can be expensive, a bike on its side stand has a better chance than a main stand, I have just lashed my yoke to a (railing or anything secure) on the sidestand side in gear, I have done this for years now without ever having an issue. good luck....
5 Replies | 406 Views
» MotoGP Valencia
Oct 16, 2017 - 1:05 PM - by Brads
Lads Im thinking of heading down to Spain for the last MotoGP on the bike. Was looking at the options and with the winter ferry schedule its three days at least to get down and a fair bit of hassle. is anyone else heading or has anyone done the trip on the bike in the last few years ? Basically I want to know is it worth it ? Cheers
12 Replies | 415 Views
» Best reason not to buy a steel shed...
Oct 16, 2017 - 12:34 PM - by eirehead
...is you don't have to spend days like this watching it flex and groan in the wind hoping it doesn't drop on your bike.
9 Replies | 748 Views
» Anyone out on bike.
Oct 16, 2017 - 10:19 AM - by Hondapanfan
Anyone out on bike today?
I saw a courier passing the reporter on the news.
44 Replies | 1,688 Views
» Off Road Ride near Como, Colorado today
Oct 16, 2017 - 4:17 AM - by Earache
Great day for dirt spin here today. Sunny and not a cloud in the sky. Bit chilly over 11,000' at 30F - just a tick below freezing. But the sun kept us warm enough,

A few pics... https://imgur.com/a/r9mmh
14 Replies | 393 Views
» Motorcycle chariot racing.
Oct 16, 2017 - 1:32 AM - by RobbieBeGood
3 Replies | 219 Views
» Found (kinda) tax disc Raheny Dublin
Oct 15, 2017 - 9:53 PM - by Elsie
Spotted a bike tax disc on the ground on Sybil Hill Raheny today at lunchtime but was in moving traffic and couldn't stop.

Lying on the ground 10m through the lights heading for Clontarf. It may still be there or handed into Raheny or Clontarf Garda Station.

Expired 7/18.
4 Replies | 331 Views
» sv1000 rear brake master cylinder seized
Oct 15, 2017 - 7:31 PM - by dave5
Any one know how to get seized piston from a rear brake master cylinder I had taken out plunger expecting spring to push out piston but is stuck at bottom ,only decided to strip as there was no fluid when bleeding ,,,any ideas
8 Replies | 307 Views
» Reg Plates
Oct 15, 2017 - 6:44 PM - by cracker boy
Anybody know where to get a reg plate made in metal to a specific size ??
6 Replies | 308 Views
» Progressive access quite complicated
Oct 15, 2017 - 4:15 PM - by redking
Was just looking at the RSA chart for the progressive access licenses, it's awful hard to understand exactly.
I'm currently on an A1 learners permit as I'm 17, I'm looking at getting the A2 right away when I'm 18. To my knowledge, the chart seems to show that progressive access from A1 to A2 is the same as just going for direct access A2.
I'm not quite sure if it works like this but from what I can see I'd be able to just apply for the A2 learner once I'm 18 and then do module 5 of the lgbt and then I can ride on an A2. Any chance I'm wrong here? Do I need to do the A1 test before applying for an A2 or does it become disregarded once I reach 18?
2 Replies | 290 Views
» First Bike advice
Oct 15, 2017 - 9:14 AM - by haz619
Hi all, iv been thinking about it for years but I think I'm going to do it. I want to get a bike on the road.

I have my Theory test done
I'm going to book the lgbt next month.

The father has a Nighthawk 750 and I love it, so its that kind of bike I'm looking for, the original single headlight and not too much plastic type.

I have narrowed it down I think to either a
Honda Hornet 2003-2006
Suzuki Bandit 2005-2006

Id love to get some more suggestions

I'm 31 and 5ft 9'

What do you reckon insurance would be like?
And what do you think of the bikes?

Thanks in advance
Harry
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» Honda VFR1200 Crosstourer DCT
Oct 14, 2017 - 2:54 PM - by Duke RR
Just looking for opinions from owners.

Ive missed out on two 1200 Super Tenere's in the UK ( ) , which im a staunch advocate of. Superb bike.


A DCT xtourer is not a bike id ever considered, but kinda been offered an ok deal from UK dealer who ive been chatting with. Using a maxi scooter yam has me swaying to the dct auto.

Anyone here own one, how top heavy are they? The v4 engine is a peach but how thirsty is it? Whats your tank range on average ?

It will be used for two up & single rider applications.

( New africa twin ive rode, so not considering it ).

Thanks.
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» I may have a replacement for my ZRX
Oct 13, 2017 - 2:44 PM - by GreenRex
We shall see
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/n...wasaki-z900rs/

Of course the old girl won't be going any where , just turned 80,000 mi, still running strong but nice to have another one in the stable .


If this has been posted already apologees
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