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» Alternatives to my K4 750
Jul 01, 2016 - 11:59 PM - by Orderofchaos
Thinking about changing bike. Looking for something with similar but a bit more power and a bit more comfort that won't cost a whole lot more to insure and run. Be looking at spending about 2k plus what I'd get for my own. Has gotten very little use the last 2 years due to stuff but hope to get a couple of miles under my belt again soon. Thinking about a Z1000 or something similar. Any suggestions?
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» L.E.D Driving lights
Jul 01, 2016 - 6:10 PM - by Hondapanfan
I'm after been looking at spotlights on line and found ones that are cheap and have 1200lm I know this means Lumins. Is 1200 Bright does anyone know?
Also am driving a pan 1300 so am at a loss trying to figure where would be a good point to fix to a pan without it looking shite?
Or would you leave well enough alone, the mirrors clip on and off, and my right hand one is not strong enough to hang off.
Has anyone LED to pan?
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» Motorcycle Storage in Dublin for a few weeks
Jul 01, 2016 - 3:31 PM - by JCDom
Hello Guys

I was wondering if anyone knows of a place in Dublin where i could storage my motorcycle for a couple of weeks.

I'm going to take some summer holidays with the family and i don't want to leave my bike parked outside of the house.

So i was wondering if anyone knows of a place where i could leave it during this 2 weeks, any storage or something that could recommend me?
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» Good Touring Helmet
Jul 01, 2016 - 1:56 PM - by scunnin17
Heading off next week to Swtizerland/Italy and looking for a good touring helmet that will comfortably fit a sena Bluetooth headset. Any recommendations?
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» 400 km/t ( indicated )
Jul 01, 2016 - 11:11 AM - by kwackquack
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» Walderstown recommended arrival time
Jul 01, 2016 - 9:05 AM - by lenihan01
Thinking of going to Walderstown on July 10th. The roads are supposed to closed at 8AM. Would people recommend getting there before this time or is it OK to turn up later? Not sure how the road closures affect parking etc.

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» Dominator End Cans
Jun 30, 2016 - 9:14 PM - by cb400sf
Lads, was thinking of changing my end can on the V Strom 650. Saw thess Dominator end cans on ebay. They are very well priced. Anyone on here used them before?
Thanks lads.
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» Disc lock/chain
Jun 30, 2016 - 8:14 PM - by Karlosdelteq
Alright lads. Any suggestions on a decent disc lock? I realise they are just a deterrent but would like one because fuck it. I've seen some suspiciously cheap ones which have alarms.
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» Ear Plugs
Jun 30, 2016 - 7:37 PM - by hedges
Anyone ever use Spec Savers for a set of moulded ear plugs ??? They seem to be reasonable priced. I'm starting to get feed up with using disposable ones. Or any better place that makes them? Any suggestions welcome.


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» Skerries Saturday
Jun 30, 2016 - 11:49 AM - by Hondapanfan
Hey yiz.
Can anyone tell me start and finish time of Skerries on Saturday and how much for bike and pillion?
I found site but I didn't find this info Im sure its there maybe.
Im hoping to get out with the kiddo but have appointment at 11.
Thanks in advance.
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» Braces
Jun 30, 2016 - 9:09 AM - by 2shea
Anyone use braces to keep your leather trousers / T e x tile trousers up when they won't connect to the jacket
13 Replies | 446 Views
» Suspension Rebuilding / Servicing
Jun 29, 2016 - 8:53 PM - by Officer Dangleberry
Need the suspension on my TLR looked at

Top brass screw on left fork just spins freely and bottom adjuster is seized

Any recommendations?
8 Replies | 382 Views
» Roadsmart 3 - opinions
Jun 29, 2016 - 5:48 PM - by RubaDub
Any body tried them yet?
11 Replies | 477 Views
» Import charges on bike from EU country VRT VAT
Jun 29, 2016 - 3:19 PM - by Cnut the Great
Well lads, wondering what the deal is with importing a bike from another Eu country France/Germany.
Apart from the obvious logistics what charges apply?

Vrt I know but I don't know rates. For example my 2010 S1000rr was cleared last year for approx 430euro.
If I had a 2015 HP4/R1/Panigale are they all the same price or how does it work??

One last thing VAT. I've heard that if the bike has less than 6000kms it's considered new so coming into Ireland you are charged a lot of VAT?
So assuming a fella bought a bike with 8,10,12,000km's the vat would all be the same and roughly how much??

Thanks very much.
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» New Ducati 1299S spied
Jun 29, 2016 - 3:08 PM - by batman_oh
Live out your World Superbike fantasies. All you need is a Chaz Davies haircut
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» rainrainrain
Jun 29, 2016 - 2:01 PM - by Skippy KillaKanga
Allright.....I'm a patient man BUT who the fuck is responsible for all this cunting rain and where do I lodge my complaint
29 Replies | 953 Views
» Strange engine issue
Jun 29, 2016 - 1:11 PM - by Yahooo
Hi All, hoping someone can help shine a light on what this issue could be.
Was riding home on the M50 recently when suddenly the bike (2010 blade) lost all power, like the fuel was running out. Manage to get it home and looking at it the next day it would start and run but wouldn’t run right. Anyway couldn’t deal with it myself so left it into Honda. They ran a compression test and it failed on one of the cylinders with the others also below par. 140 instead of 180.
Looking into the inlets the top of the valves are all coked up and black. Currently I’m being informed that it will require engine out, head off and clean and a rebuild or replacement of the valves costing an eye watering amount which I do not have. So currently I’m in a right bind, no bike, Honda's solution is... [Read More]
17 Replies | 738 Views
» Tyre Pressure
Jun 29, 2016 - 12:37 PM - by LORENZO99
Can anybody tell me what Tyre pressure I should use for the road on a cbr 600rr 2003 with Michelin Pilot Power?
I had them feeling good then dropped them for a track day and cant remember what they were at.

Any ideas?
2 Replies | 228 Views
» Sean Hurley article
Jun 29, 2016 - 12:26 PM - by marktspud
Didn't know him but I remember hearing about it at the time. He was a brother of the RTE presenter in this article -
2 Replies | 319 Views
» Tailbags
Jun 29, 2016 - 11:33 AM - by dd1985
Hi folks,

Looking at getting a tail-bag for the Hornet, so I don't always have to have a backpack on - any recommendations? Looking for something that I can easily remove and take with me.

I've been considering a top box, but it aesthetically just doesn't look right on a hornet.

Anyone else with a hornet making use of any sort of luggage?

17 Replies | 456 Views
» Where to buy new bike boots?
Jun 28, 2016 - 7:19 PM - by Mark of the Assassin
Used my bike boots while working over at Glastonbury last week. They got fairly ruined, velcro had stopped working, zips were broken etc. and I've had them for years so I left them behind over there.

Need to get some new ones. Thoughts on where to buy from? Anyone any good experiences to share?

13 Replies | 586 Views
» Gpz900 gearbox fit zzr1100
Jun 28, 2016 - 7:07 PM - by blue plugs clan
Would a gpz 900 gearbox fit a zzr1100 3rd gear is bollixed when 3rd engaged she starts slpiping under acceleration but not slowing down she's OK what could it be any ideas welcome .
Did the 1000 kilometres rally with the Dublin touring club and 3rd went on me but every other gear OK any thoughts welcome
2 Replies | 221 Views
» Vtr/vfr front wheel
Jun 28, 2016 - 6:47 PM - by Susan The Oxygen Thief
Lads quick question, would a vfr front wheel fit a vtr firestorm?, thanks
5 Replies | 176 Views
» John Robinson books
Jun 28, 2016 - 6:43 PM - by zuendapp
Hello everybody,

i´m searching for the John Robinsons Motorcycle books in pdf
I have some other books in exchange!

Thank you
Greetings from Germany!
0 Replies | 97 Views
» Suzuki gp 100 vin number help
Jun 28, 2016 - 5:55 PM - by William 013
Hey guys, this is my first post in here and I really ned some help. I was recently givin a Suzuki gp 100 that has been lying up for 22 odd years and is in need of a complete restoration. However the bike has been left to rot for so long that the log book has been chucked away and there is no reg plates on it. The only thing I can just about make out on the bike is the frame number. The surface rust is so bad that it is barely visible. How could I go about checking the year of the bike and also getting a new book because otherwise there's no point in restoring it. Any help would be very much appreciated.
4 Replies | 184 Views
» derestricting a Deuaville
Jun 28, 2016 - 4:57 PM - by Donegal Mike
My Deauville is a 2002 model. When I bought it I was told it was restricted but no paperwork. Having plenty of miles up now I want to see if I can derestrict it. Are there sites that will show me how to do this myself.
4 Replies | 267 Views
» Be careful cleaning your chain..
Jun 28, 2016 - 4:30 PM - by PADDYOT
So I decided to clean and lube the chain today, done it plenty of times.
Chain cleaner and a nailbrush, no bother, brand new.

Click the image to open in full size.

Found this under the bike as i was tidying up......

... [Read More]
32 Replies | 1,823 Views
» carry around chain
Jun 28, 2016 - 10:17 AM - by ShuckTheFootUp

I'm sure you've a pain in your bollixes with lads asking about chains, but I've been through the old threads and they're about as clear as mud.

I know a good almax or pragmasis chain is great for locking the bike up at home, but they're heavy as fook!

I will have to park the bike up at James' Hospital every 4 weeks or so (platelets donor) and since the place is a through way for dodgey fooks I'm looking for ideas on how to secure the bike.

I've already got a disk lock so at the very least I could park the bike right at the door and put that on. I'm thinking of getting a chain though so I can lock it to something as well. Do lads seriously carry those almax chains around with them...and if so, how? Aren't they the best... [Read More]
25 Replies | 780 Views
» BMW mechanic wanted Cork
Jun 28, 2016 - 8:13 AM - by St1300a8
Hi all, I have got a K1600GT SE can anyone recommend a good mechanic don't want to bring it to Kearys, I want to get an annual service
13 Replies | 559 Views
» Petrol creep!
Jun 27, 2016 - 9:31 PM - by gcos
Doing a bit of carb cleaning on a CB400t, 1986.
Took off the carbs and cleaned out the bowls, all is now nice and shiny. So just to ensure no leak in the standpipes, with the bowls off the carb and level, I filled to within 10mm of the mating surface, and kept an eye on the drain screw and drain outlet. No leaks. But after about 15mins petrol is dripping from what seems the drain screw and outlet. After more check of rubber on drain screw, and seat of taper, I discovered that the petrol somehow works its way up the inside of the float bowl, up across the mating surface, and down the outside - that's the leak.
I can't believe that petrol could climb the walls of the bowl so much, definitely 10mm before the lip. I know capilliary action affects liquids in container, but this... [Read More]
3 Replies | 319 Views
» exhaust snapped in half
Jun 27, 2016 - 6:35 PM - by knightrider
Click the image to open in full size.

Lads exhaust snapped clean off on the way home from work right at the mid pipe. It was a bit rusty but didn't know it would snap off the fook. Anyway I cut up a tin of beans and clipped it on to join it together and get me around tomorrow. Anyone got a pipe lying around or any ideas? I'm thinking city spares after work. Happy Monday
7 Replies | 333 Views
» Photos : Trackday Mondello 27/6/16
Jun 27, 2016 - 5:32 PM - by sidewaysgt4
First of all, haven't been on here in years and its been about 4 years since i turned the camera on let alone point it at a track so bear with me they're not great because i'm rusty!
There's a good few more there so shout and ill check if i have you, i know i missed plenty also though as the novices were all bunched up very tight behind instructors and then the SD card corrupted and the camera wouldn't stay on because of it so had to stop about 3pm!
Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
7 Replies | 495 Views
» Irishman Eugene Laverty races to 7th at Assen MotoGP
Jun 27, 2016 - 3:47 PM - by Admin
Eugene Laverty secured an impressive seventh-placed finish in a rain-affected MotoGP race at Assen.

The Toomebridge rider overcame slippery conditions on his Aspar Ducati to secure nine points at the Netherlands circuit.

Click the image to open in full size.

Laverty has moved up one place to 10th in the championship standings on 48 points.

He came in 22 seconds behind surprise winner Jack Miller, with the Australian a 750-1 outsider with... [Read More]
10 Replies | 343 Views


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