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Which alarm ????????????
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» Just an update about KTM on donedeal.. dont waste your time unless you wanna lemon
Apr 24, 2014 - 11:24 PM - by BiGed
well short story...

me located in dublin
calling guy in Donegal.. about his KTM
http://www.donedeal.ie/motorbikes-for-sale/bike/6830452

he described the bike mint, needs nothing, absolutely spotless...perfect and just serviced.

so i decided to go there and take his word for it.. bigest mistake...

he came out with white piece glued to battery with some stuff written.. not stamp, not anything.. and he is saying thats the proof bike is in 110% condition. anyway.. raelity...

it was pitty i coudlnt take pics..
bike abused, right side was after crash, head gasket roten!! right side of the engine was replaced (the... [Read More]
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» Stebel Nautilus Horn ..
Apr 24, 2014 - 11:06 PM - by FlatOut
Beep Beeeeep ..

Looking to buy another one of these but can't seem to find one in Dublin . Anyone seen 'em around ?
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» Honda nice...
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» loose chain? this could happen
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» Where to get torsion seat springs?
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Ideally around the midlands.
Or anyone have a pair they would be willing to sell?

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» ISAM entry forms for 24/25 may
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» kidney belt needed limerick area
Apr 24, 2014 - 2:13 PM - by pajomad88
Well lads, I had an op in my midsection recently and need something to keep that area from jiggling around too much.I've tried the local mc shops and they don't have them,so if anyone knows of one that's not being used or up for sale let me know.
Thanks
Pa
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» Duke Engines
Apr 24, 2014 - 11:47 AM - by kwackquack
No not Ducatis

Looks kinda cool, you reckon it could work in a bike ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c19kn3drdFU
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» Elmo ruined my lid!!
Apr 24, 2014 - 11:35 AM - by Irish ek
Well not quite.....! Herself got me an elmo cover for my lid for charity runs for a laugh and I wore it in the cork and ballincollig paddys day parades with Blood Bike South. had a good laugh with it and the kids loved it.

But when i took it off at home the bastard dye is after running and turning parts of the lid PINK!!! helmet is a white arai RX7 gp.... any ideas what i can use to get it back white? ive tried claying and super resin polish but didnt work. tried meguiars scratch remover and its taken a bit off but its taking ages.

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» Assen WSBK: ‘Ankle better every day’ - Kennedy
Apr 24, 2014 - 10:40 AM - by Admin
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CIA Honda’s Jack Kennedy is in confident mood ahead of this weekend’s World Supersport clash at Assen and says the ankle he broke at Phillip Island is getting better every day.

The Irishman had a tough time of it at Motorland Aragon but expects better in Holland and is counting on a lot of support from the huge British contingent of spectators.

"It hasn't been the ideal start to the season but the ankle I injured in Australia is improving with... [Read More]
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» My achey breaky KTM ;(
Apr 24, 2014 - 10:24 AM - by oroura25
Lads, my poor KTM 690 is clicking worse than an elephant with arthritis she had a dealer service with the tappets checked just 2000 miles ago and yet its gone extreeeeeeemely rattly, to the point that I've her parked up for some rehab!

I rang Phillip McCallen and was pleasantly surprised to get through to him personally! He reckoned that its UNLIKELY TO BE THE TAPPETS and that it could be the CAM CHAIN TENSIONER that is causing my woes!

Any of you fellers have any experience of a clicky KTM? They are the most reliable bikes on the road without a shadow of a doubt so maybe you haven't...... ... [Read More]
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» Anyone any Cable management tips?
Apr 23, 2014 - 11:44 PM - by scudster
Been trying to tidy up and hide the cables and plugs on the front of the Husky after fitting a round headlight from a Suzuki DR125. The headlight leaves it a bit cramped for all the cables and hard to tidy them up without over flexing or stressing them. Anyone got any tips for keeping the reasonably neat while still allowing sufficent movement for the steering?
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» finally got it!!!
Apr 23, 2014 - 11:28 PM - by pointbiker
After trying to sell my zed for 18 months i finally got a buyer very sad day, but it opens garage door for this, (l've known and helped service this bike since the day it was bought! - most pampered bike in Ireland) 14 years old but only 5200 miles! Very happy today!!
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» Fuel tap diaphragm GSXR750
Apr 23, 2014 - 10:23 PM - by ALBERTONE
Looking for the diaphragm in the fuel tap of a 1996 gsxr750,any ideas where I would pick one up for the weekend?And is it special to suzuki or a generic part?
Thanks
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» Laverty to ride Pedrosa in 2015 ?
Apr 23, 2014 - 10:21 PM - by Blade RR
I aint been watching the motogp ( or will be ) this year.

Reading on one of the Spanish mags, Dani Pedrosa has been linked with a possible move Suzuki for their gp outfit in 2015. Suzuki already have the backing of dorna, so its a question of money, well almost. Will HRC sign him again next year, I doubt it myself, 9 yrs a HRC rider and no disco, he aint getting any younger either.

Way I see it, Suzuki have Laverty in WSBK with his wild card gp rides this year, & DePuniet who's been testing the bike for the last 2 yrs or thereabouts. Then you have Pedrosa...who can bring big sponsorship.

I realise its early days but Laverty will be under big pressure (more then ever), unless he has been assured a seat on their gp bike already which i... [Read More]
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» Wheel bearings
Apr 23, 2014 - 10:03 PM - by Liam977
Noticed the front wheel bearings on the bike have a bit of play in them and ar a little rough , I'm planing on doing both front and back while I'm at it , the thing is would you get genuine wheel bearings or would spurious ones be ok for bike ,
I never had any problem fitting the spurious bearings in cages before , just taught I'd get second opinion for using them
On the bike
17 Replies | 312 Views
» Oil Cooler for K2 VStrom
Apr 23, 2014 - 9:21 PM - by ardag
Greetings .... long time since I was last here!

Now have a 2002 DL2000 Vstrom ... which has a leaky Oil cooler... bleedin typical ... just over a week to the rev-up

Anyways ... will a TL1000 oil cooler fit? ... or what about a SV1000 one?

Problem is that Priory want €576 for a new one! ... and I am not about to part with that sort of yoyos!

Thanks!
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» 'Fast Bikes' nifty fifty at Mondello
Apr 23, 2014 - 9:08 PM - by PADDYOT
Not sure if this was posted before but published date is April 22nd......

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMGA...QohmZxAC8j1e9A
0 Replies | 116 Views
» Bellisimo Sabre 500cc
Apr 23, 2014 - 8:37 PM - by Dub Duke
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» Regret selling bike looking for a new one
Apr 23, 2014 - 7:46 PM - by fireblade 2008
Hi
So I used to have a GSXR 1000 in worx cressent colours with loads of extras which i sold because I was upgrading. I have since started racing(very unscussfully may I add) but my upgrade has turned into a downgrade. Ive about 6g to spend which is ever decreasing. I am looking for a 1000 sport bike Ive looked at a few bikes but cant find anything that tickles my fancy. Anyone any Ideas.

There was a RC8 for sale in the red bull colours it was a bit more but I would pay a bit more fot the right bike(a RC8)

Hope my last bike is being looked after
9 Replies | 459 Views
» Mondello 24/25 Entry Form
Apr 23, 2014 - 7:24 PM - by derek a
As above,looking for the entry form the 24/25 may if it is out yet...thanks
1 Reply | 94 Views
» Wheres the cheapest place to buy knee sliders ???
Apr 23, 2014 - 6:32 PM - by Chris Gray
Knee sliders this time of year with weather we've had over last week won't last long.. wheres the cheapest place to buy them..
5 Replies | 251 Views
» Honda Fireblade SP ABS 2014
Apr 23, 2014 - 5:58 PM - by The Road Runner
These are in short supply , i know of one shop, with one only for sale....absolutely gorgeous......anyone lookin for one ?


















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» Is this doable?
Apr 23, 2014 - 5:17 PM - by redout
Looking for some advice. Contemplating Cherbourg - Barcelona in one go. Google is saying 1,368km and 16hrs of driving if you avoid the tolls. If you use the toll roads apparently it will cost just over €70 to reach the Spanish border but be about 4hrs quicker. By the time you got off the ferry it would be about 4pm. Funds are tight so would rather avoid the night in b&b/hotel. Most of the driving would be through the night so not much traffic and should arrive in Barcelona next morning or am I being overly optimistic? Not planning on doing any proper touring until I hit Spain which is why I would just rather do a straight run.

I reckon short breaks every 3 hrs, presuming there is plenty 24hr petrol stations along the way?

Toll/Avoid toll/Stop... [Read More]
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» Watching sky Eurosport BT Sport etc via streaming sites on Big TV via android apps
Apr 23, 2014 - 4:24 PM - by The Boss
If you have a good wifi then get a Google Chromecast Stick provided you have a HDMI Input to your tv you can watch anything on a big TV that you have on a computer screen

http://cricfree.tv/bt-sport-2.php is another good one but on EI it comes with crapware which is easy to get rid of if your carefull on each of the pannels that tell you to download Abobe video etc there isn a small X hidden amongst the type click on all of them I think there are 3 and once got rid off they wont come back if you click else where the screen will change to 2php just exit and comence getting rid of the other bits. Try it first if on an android device if you get good reception go for the chrome caster there are a load of other... [Read More]
2 Replies | 151 Views
» ITV 4 if you can get it tonight 21.00
Apr 23, 2014 - 2:27 PM - by The Boss
Rainey...Schwantz...Lawson....Doohan....et all...Savage, evil mannered, spit you off rocketship, airbourne GP 500 2 strokes !!! TONIGHT ITV4 @ 21.00. Made by GREENLIGHT TV. An entertaining...enlightening..inside view of the GP scene, who nicked AGO,s riders AND money, WELL WORTH VIEWING
13 Replies | 366 Views
» Peregrine motorcycles
Apr 23, 2014 - 2:20 PM - by Dub Duke
Starting at £20k sounds ridiculous, but if you had the wedge to throw around, you'd have to get one!



http://www.peregrinemotorcycles.co.u...ty-and-contact

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» Track day footage
Apr 23, 2014 - 1:44 PM - by pawel_7
Hi lads/ladies

Footage from my last track day (20 april). Had a great day!!!
With only four track days completed felt a little bit out of my league in advanced but there was no spaces left in the other groups. Some quick lads there Good experience to drive with the pros with inspired me to brush up the lines and tight the corners.
Still lots to learn... any advices, positive criticism very much appreciated, thanks.

... [Read More]
16 Replies | 599 Views
» Zxr750l
Apr 23, 2014 - 1:21 PM - by HEATZ
anyone know if a ZXR750J engine will fit/work in a L model bike

im fairly sure it will but dont want to sell an engine that wont suite the lad that needs it
5 Replies | 159 Views
» 0 Mile RS250 Cup-Offers?????????
Apr 23, 2014 - 12:35 PM - by Airmax is gay
NOW this is a keeper! How rare is this? Crated 0 mile RS250 Cup near London. Spotted on visor down this morning. I'd have it in a heartbeat-what an investment!

http://www.visordown.com/cool-motorc...cup/24340.html

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13 Replies | 372 Views
» Is a race mask road legal in daytime hours?
Apr 23, 2014 - 12:26 PM - by buddie b
as above i am looking at heading to the odd track day this year,
as i have no van and will be on the bike,can i ride daytime only with a race mask?
Do not want to risk my headlamp if i don't have to!

Any help on this legal type question is greatly appreciated!

BB
9 Replies | 566 Views
» Josh Elliott smashes lap record on way to his first British Championship podium!
Apr 23, 2014 - 10:53 AM - by Sandy
Local bike racer Josh Elliott (19 yrs) had a fantastic first round of the British National Superstock Championship at Brands Hatch in Kent aboard the GA/ Homer Racing Alzhemier’s Society, Socialites Kawasaki.

Off the back of a very successful test in Spain in late March, the teenager hit the ground running with his newly merged team, remaining in the top three on the time sheets all weekend. This returned him his first front row start in the series with a time below the existing lap record.

Elliott made a decent start off the line in the race but being on the inside against the steepest line up the hill towards turn one hurt him, as he lost some places. He recovered into 5th on lap one and immediately started to make further progress.

Josh... [Read More]
3 Replies | 147 Views

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