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» Biker Tidy.... Anyone have one?
Mar 31, 2015 - 10:37 PM - by Rh4000
Anybody ever used them, they any good, looking for something along these lines for all my gear and my ocd Is there an Irish alternative or the likes, they look the job???
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» New Insurance Company
Mar 31, 2015 - 10:14 PM - by Spanky
This year seen the arrival of a new insurance company called Principal Insurance Ireland and along with they have offered a discount code for every member of The discount code is Biker.ie15 and will give you €20 off you policy.

Principal Insurance Ireland will also be main sponsor of 2015 Walderstown Road Races which is great to see and give a much needed boost to the race.

Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
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» Best mobile phone Gps
Mar 31, 2015 - 9:36 PM - by Frankkilty
I'm looking and I'm at the point of frustration with Google. It's hard to export a route done on Google maps to a non 3/4 g based platform like copilot etc but seems easier with a garmin gps. I'm still searching for a good setup but I came across this and thought I'd share
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» Photos : Irish Championship Mondello 29/03/15
Mar 31, 2015 - 9:21 PM - by smahon
With a icy wind that would have a polar bear looking for shelter, the 1st round of the Irish Championship races took place at Mondello on Sunday.
The weather was very changeable throughout the day and the rain seemed determined to fall each time the Superbikes were coming out, so it was "steady as she goes" for the main part. I think it was Brian McCormack that said it's only the start of a long season, so it wasn't a day for heroics.
With that said, there were a few trips to the gravel and a few offs, as far as I know none too serious, but "get well soon" to anyone who was injured.

But most importantly - We're underway for 2015!
... [Read More]
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» Seat recovering / repair
Mar 31, 2015 - 9:20 PM - by tomo1991
Who's doing this sort of work at a reasonable price these days lads? I got a quote of 180 quid for recovery the seat race bike which has a small rip after I binned it. I thought that was absolutely extortionate! An I way off or is there someone more reasonable around?
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» Side gate for the house
Mar 31, 2015 - 8:44 PM - by geese
Hey guys and gals, I my trying to get my bike down the side of the house but it is very tight.

Actually at the posts of the side gate I can't manuveure the bars in at all

Therefore this side gate must go. Has anyone had the same sort of problem before? Does anyone know what sort of hinges I could use to give me MAX room to get the fat bars in?
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» Easter Monday
Mar 31, 2015 - 8:25 PM - by yvo6
Easter Monday Irish Short Circuit Championship Races 6th April 2015

Press Release: 25/03/15 (For immediate release)

The heat is on as the top flight field revs up for Easter’s “BIG THRILL” battles.

The Irish Short Circuit Championship rolls on from Bishopscourt on Easter Saturday, across Strangford Lough to Kirkistown Race Circuit.

Once again the Belfast and District Motor Club will promote the traditional and one of the most popular Short Circuit events on the racing calendar at the Ards Peninsula circuit.

They will host the next two rounds of the Irish Short Circuit Championship on Easter Monday, the 6th April at the ever popular Co Down venue, Kirkistown Race Circuit.

With over two hundred race... [Read More]
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» Finish for decals
Mar 31, 2015 - 6:13 PM - by scoffey
Got a set of decals for the new hugger on the Priller. What sort of finish goes on top??
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» Ohlins TTX Recall
Mar 31, 2015 - 6:01 PM - by rdryder
Check this out if you have one
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» chain riviting tool
Mar 31, 2015 - 5:37 PM - by rfn
Any body on the southside of the city can lend me a riveting tool kit,for about 1 hour?
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» charging system question
Mar 31, 2015 - 2:38 PM - by fzr.rider
hi everyone. im just after putting a new regulator rectifier onto the FZR and have a small question. for the moment i have the bike starting off a 12v battery pack so obviously i dont want the bike to try to charge it so im trying to do these tests without the positive of the reg/rec connected.

its a new style reg/rec im using so there was a small bit of modifying to do. as it stands with the 3 AC wires in and the neutral connected i am getting about 0.8v or so from the positive to ground at idle. does there have to be an actual load on the reg/rec for it to actually start working? i measured the stator resistances and they are between 4-5 ohm, checked with an old engine and its the same.

btw the reg/rec is off a gsxr 750 k6, i also connected up the original... [Read More]
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» ebc clutch questions
Mar 31, 2015 - 9:02 AM - by corkgsxr
If your doing a clutch is it much better to go springs too or if your doing the clutch before it starts slipping are they likely to be ok?

Is it worth spending a tad more on the src Kevlar or is the ck basic set perfect
8 Replies | 213 Views
» Bringing bike discs in hand luggage???
Mar 31, 2015 - 8:14 AM - by shamrocks
Hi all, currently living in England and I have bought a pair of discs for the bike in Ireland.
I am going back to the old sod this weekend to fit them there.
Has anyone ever brought discs in their hand luggage? Would they be classed as a potential weapon?
I obviously don't want them to get taken off me in security.

Thanks buds
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» Tyres in Galway??
Mar 30, 2015 - 9:08 PM - by scoffey
With Eliosha gone, who's next best bet for a PR3 rear, anyone know??
17 Replies | 428 Views
» cbr 400 or sv650
Mar 30, 2015 - 8:22 PM - by caddy89
Hi folks, as the title says cbr 400 or sv 650. I'm looking at getting a bike again. i was using my dads transalp 650 last year but haven't been up on a bike since then so looking to purchase again. whats the thoughts on the two bikes? reliability, insurance etc! cheers!
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» ITV4 8pm motogp
Mar 30, 2015 - 6:36 PM - by The red mist
For all us mere mortals who don't have them fancy channels...
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» xr 400 or dr 650?
Mar 30, 2015 - 6:33 PM - by Dimitri046
Hi lads , been looking for an xr 400 for awhile now and had my heart set on one but can't seem to find any for sale.

then i came across this 93' dr 650 :

Anybody know if these bikes are any way good or would i be better off waiting for an xr?
11 Replies | 245 Views
» hotels for Le Mans Motogp?
Mar 30, 2015 - 5:06 PM - by schlonger
Anyone reccommend a hotel close enough to the track?Heading over for the race in mid may n bringing the bike.Dont fancy camping,i likes my luxuries and the hoors dont like tents.
8 Replies | 197 Views
» anyone spot her in bishopscourt?
Mar 30, 2015 - 4:49 PM - by oretom
2 Replies | 444 Views
» honda nsr 150 sp
Mar 30, 2015 - 4:38 PM - by i'm telling mammy
these are mad wee bike's never see any for sale, price is mad but she only has 3662km on it anyone ever drive one?
12 Replies | 474 Views
» what else is there similar to a vfr 800 fi in the 2k bracket
Mar 30, 2015 - 4:20 PM - by st205hunter
well im looking around at bikes and undecided what to get next, i loved my blade but after a half hour i couldnt wait to take a break my knees were stiff and sore so i sold it on so now im looking at 98-01 honda vfr 800 fi but what else is there in that class/style of bike,
i looked at a few cruisers but i like the sportier look, but iv ruled out a cbr1100 i do like them but not what im looking for
17 Replies | 475 Views
» Atlantic Challenge Charity Event
Mar 30, 2015 - 2:39 PM - by Brads
Just a brief note of appreciation to Ultan and the NorthClareBikers and to Kevin Cooper and his Bikemarshals for their support on Saturday at the Stephen Roche Atlantic Challenge charity event. About 15 bikers turned up to marshal an 80km route on wet and windy roads with over 1000 cyclists. The feedback we received was very positive in respect of the organization and you guys played a major part in that. Thank you
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» Mondello yesterday
Mar 30, 2015 - 12:46 PM - by cargo
Huge thanks to the Fingal club for all their efforts yesterday. Despite the weather and all the crashers they did a great job keeping the day running.

Really guys so many crashers and so much lovely new paintwork destroyed what were you all thinking ?????

Anyway I thoroughly enjoyed myself and that one box ticked off in my battle to get back to the MGP

Pics anyone...............fat old guy yellow ZXR #96 ????
15 Replies | 848 Views
» 06 k6 1000 vs 08 Blade
Mar 30, 2015 - 12:33 PM - by Chidori
I may be in a position to buy one of these bikes but I'm a little unsure which to go for!

-Heart says Blade-great colours a couple of useful mods-pricey
-Wallet says K6-always liked them but would prefer with twin pipes-insurance is cheaper

Both are pretty much standard low ish mileage-good condition so what would be the pros and cons for both?

What should I be looking out for? Common issues? Best for every day riding etc etc

Any advice is much appreciated!
38 Replies | 1,081 Views
» what Compressor ?
Mar 30, 2015 - 12:24 PM - by red line
i need to buy a Compressor for painting as I am going to paint the outside of the house

I saw lidl had them a while ago but someone said they not pwerfull enough for painting.

what spec would you recommend in HP and liters for painting and other attachments?
12 Replies | 378 Views
» £20 Heated Grips
Mar 30, 2015 - 11:18 AM - by cb400sf
I got a set of these guys when they were on sale for £20 last time around.
Fitted them there on Sat. Worked well on the way to work this morning, in fact they are nearly too hot on the High setting. Cheap enough solution to the cold hands!
3 Replies | 230 Views
» Tyre Prices
Mar 30, 2015 - 10:18 AM - by Snurger
Hey lads,

Mate of mine has a 97 blade for sale that Im thinking about putting a deposit on in the next few days.

Bike seems to be in overall very good condition but the tyres are due to be replaced.

What kind of money would you pay for a decent set of tyres for a Fireblade.

Based in Dubland so if anyone could recommend somewhere local that would be great.


12 Replies | 460 Views
» Some nice Daryll Young bike build creations for Johnny Rea and Foggy
Mar 30, 2015 - 9:14 AM - by Don_Juan
Decent video by a good friend of mine Johnny Carr. (top video clip on the page) so great to see guys like Jonathan Rea Official utilize the talents bike builder Daryll Young to create something so beautiful, simple, understated and synonymous with the craft that bikes were in days past….and what about Foggys Steve McQueen inspiration
0 Replies | 101 Views
» Sachsenring MotoGP advice?
Mar 30, 2015 - 8:47 AM - by BigDiggity
Lads I'm thinking of heading to the German MotoGP . Anyone been to the Sachsenring that can advise me which stand to get tickets for?

Main Grandstand on the straight, first bend or any other recommendations?

Also any idea if camping is suitable?

6 Replies | 201 Views
» 4th puncture. Mobile tyre replacement or transport to garage required.
Mar 30, 2015 - 7:50 AM - by ram666
Hey all,
Is there someone who does mobile tyre replacement, so to say "on the spot"? If not, do you guys know anyone who could bring my bike to some garage who does Pirellis or Michelins around D15 area.
Now just to moan a bit.. As per topic, this is my 4th puncture in like 6 months. Originally, I had some old crappy tyres on my bike. Got puncture, replaced tyres to Angel GTs. 2 weeks, rear got puncture. Couldn't repair, bought PR4. 3 months - another puncture. Repaired. 3 weeks down the line - puncture again. Luckily close'ish to my house as I was going the M50 few mins earlyer.. Now bike with flat tyre at my apartment.. So started to think.. Is this just pure unluky situation, or I am doing something wrong? I know, not to ride close to kerb etc., but quite... [Read More]
10 Replies | 381 Views
» leather maintenance.
Mar 29, 2015 - 10:39 PM - by bandit0
I've a set of touring leathers I've used reliably for years. The jacket is getting faded and looking a bit neglected. Just looking for some advice or tips on products or maintenance options.

14 Replies | 375 Views
» Laverty 18th on MotoGP debut ride
Mar 29, 2015 - 9:50 PM - by Admin
Click the image to open in full size.

Eugene Laverty finishes 18th on MotoGP debut ride in Qatar

Toomebridge rider Eugene Laverty finished 18th for the Aspar Honda team on his MotoGP debut ride in Qatar.

The Monaco-based racer was 46.570 seconds behind Yamaha-mounted winner Valentino Rossi, from Italy.

The nine-time world champion saw off Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso for the win, with Andrea Iannone in third.

Reigning world champion Marc Marquez ran off... [Read More]
0 Replies | 136 Views


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