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» Stunts Wheelie mass carnage
Oct 01, 2014 - 10:07 AM - by Barry Weiss
I know "accident" videos are somewhat frown apron, but looks like nobody got seriously hurt in the below vid.

A straight road and they still cannot do a wheelie without crashing into each other

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpq9h...youtu.be&t=22s
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» Just thinking this is about the best way to keep your bike secured
Oct 01, 2014 - 7:27 AM - by Barry Weiss
Looking for new house atm and I came across some adds in the greater castleknock area (not that I could afford a fecking house in castleknock) but I couldn't help but think that this (Picture) to my knowledge would be a real good way to keep the bike locked up.

Drive it in the little "garage" park the cage right in front of it, put a lock on it.


http://www.4pm.ie/cache/upload/image...g.900f8fd0.jpg
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» Garage space wanted for the masters please and thank you!!
Sep 30, 2014 - 8:27 PM - by Faster,man!!
As title says I'm looking for a space in a garage for this weekend.

As an incentive I can supply lots of red bull and snacks

0 eight five eight zero one nine six eight zero
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» stock twins regs
Sep 30, 2014 - 7:47 PM - by weecorey
Power commander or no power commander???
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» feet up ,road and few beers
Sep 30, 2014 - 6:58 PM - by pendy
One way to beat the Tuesday blues ! Tesco in manor have road in today for any Kerry heads
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» waterproof trousers any recommendations
Sep 30, 2014 - 6:43 PM - by 2strokey
looking to by good set of textile trousers for the bike ,

long lasting and breathable and waterproof ,

im sure rukka gear would do the job , but at about 600 euro there out of my league

i bought a pair of duchinni safari trousers , they worked ok for a short while , but now id say my leathers are more waterproof ,

i know 10 euro rubber yokes are the best , but not on a long trip ,, that shit stinks up all your gear if you wear it for any length of time ,

were coming into the season so i guess a lot of guys are... [Read More]
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» speed van Ballyvourney
Sep 30, 2014 - 6:10 PM - by custom900
Middle of the town, arse facing Kerry.
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» CBR 600 F4i Lacking Power
Sep 30, 2014 - 6:03 PM - by Whelo
Bought the CBR about 3 weeks ago and it was pulling strong. Few days after I bought it, it didn't feel like it was pulling the same. Changed the air filter, plugs and full service on it and it was only slightly better.

Overlooked one thing which I only noticed today when I was oiling the chain. There is a 42 teeth rear sprocket on the back, the standard afaik is 46. Had the chain changed the day after I bought it and never thought anything of it till now. Would -4 teeth on the back cause a decent loss of acceleration?
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» M50 Car Park
Sep 30, 2014 - 5:34 PM - by Inchiuvatu
I joined at Tallaght and followed an sv1000 for a while but I got off a lucan, Did anyone on here continue on past lucan towards Blanch? are you still there? were you aloud to turn around or were the exits open?... ill kick myself if the poxy exits were open and I could have just gone up the n3 and back down or even across to finglas.
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» Ninja H2 Videos
Sep 30, 2014 - 2:11 PM - by FlatOut
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» One for the North Cork heads
Sep 30, 2014 - 9:22 AM - by Airmax is gay
Lads have a chap calling tomorrow evening looking to buy the RC8, sounds like a nice lad, he's looking to trade in a 07 K7 GSXR 750 streetfighter, painted green and black, has a lot of extras too. Anyone know the bike? I havent seen it around that area?
Cheers Jay
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» Intermot 2014
Sep 30, 2014 - 8:14 AM - by Duke RR
What will be the bike of the show this yr ? Kawasaki's H2 is a front runner so far, by a lonnnng mile !



No doubt all manufacturers will have bikes we dont know about.

Probably the most anticipated is the new Triple MT from Yamaha tdm or new Fireblade, or R1 or Suzuki GSX-F1000. Is there a new GSXR ? Or the new Africa Twin ? An even bigger cc Panigale & Multi-strada... The new 650 VStrom Adventure too, spoked wheels and all....

Kawasaki's versys 650/1000 will get a more pointed profile, what about the BMW's ? New R1200 and s1000rr and their roadster....

The new Suzuki GSX-F1000 looks veery un-Suzuki as does the Versys.

We'll see em all today.
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» Kwacker H2
Sep 30, 2014 - 7:44 AM - by kenneddp
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» Front brake light switch help Hornet 250
Sep 30, 2014 - 12:15 AM - by lee96
hi lads, need some advice

the brake light is sticking on the hornet. but when the front brake is pulled the brake light goes off?

the switch looks okay ie. the little plunger thing is intact etc..

I currently have the front brake switch disconnected and relying on the rear

Any ideas? Much appreciated
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» 97 vfr help.
Sep 29, 2014 - 9:42 PM - by fanny thrasher!!!
Hey guys.is there anyone about with a 97 vfr.I have a givi rack here that I would like to see if it would fit one of these.I just want to compare the rack fittings to the bike.any help appreciated.Enfield/Dublin area.
8 Replies | 172 Views
» BMW k1200r
Sep 29, 2014 - 9:39 PM - by evil twin
Hi all
Was wondering what these are like?Big and heavy?Never seen one in the flesh!
im in the market for a bike and im thinking 06/07 fireblade .But now im getting a bit older and much more sensible im also looking for a level of comfort too,
At the same time im not ready to give up on the fun factor so i want something that is good for quick run and comfy enough for a long days riding too.
My last bike was an sp1, which i loved, great buzz on twisty roads but the riding position was starting to get my back,so i was thinking the blade would be a bit more comfy while still having the power handeling etc,
But is the k1200r a contender or would it... [Read More]
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» YAMAHA R1 4xv - R1 5jj
Sep 29, 2014 - 8:37 PM - by Derek Davis
Excuse my ignorance but, the difference between the two i've driven is mad.
I mean the feeling through the bars, the 99 4xv is loose and mental then the 01 5jj feels almost stiff not as involved as the first "Bull by the horns riding" style
Now i know they changed the set up for the 5jj but is it just the bike or my imagination.
Neither of the bikes have being damaged.
4 Replies | 225 Views
» Cheap Gopro
Sep 29, 2014 - 7:53 PM - by cbroar
Looks like gopro going to sell a cheap basic version probably to take on the cheap clones. Basic enough but probably all the features you'll ever use anyway.
http://shop.gopro.com/EMEA/cameras/h...HA-301-EU.html
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» Rd350 no spark
Sep 29, 2014 - 7:30 PM - by anto99d
Thanks to everyone that helped, I got the bike sparking, it was down to bad earths, now my plugs are fouled with water and fuel , when I had eng out it fell over I think the water that was in the pump somehow got into the pistons, could that happen if the eng was turned over, cos before I took it out the plugs were tan in colour, any help greatly app
16 Replies | 229 Views
» New Yammie XJR
Sep 29, 2014 - 5:02 PM - by evok
The good people of Yamaha are releasing a new version of the oul XJR

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-...led/25618.html

Don't like the black manifolds meself...but other than that.....
22 Replies | 328 Views
» Add a journey timer to a bike?
Sep 29, 2014 - 3:41 PM - by colly749
I know this may sound crazy, but I really want to fit a journey timer to my bike. On the radio in my cage, there is a little timer that starts counting when you turn on the iginition, so you can look down and know how long you have been driving for. It's handy for long journeys etc - but also even just to time different routes on your commute etc. Would be handy for easily timing how long a certain route on a spin takes etc. I really want one on my bike. I'm hoping I might be able to simply buy a little clock type unit, wire it into the ignition, and mount it beside the speedo.

I had a look online but cannot find anything. What I had in mind was something like this:
Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
9 Replies | 288 Views
» Remapping / power commander question
Sep 29, 2014 - 2:41 PM - by akkakkman
Hi Lads, couple of questions on remapping an FI bike.

I'm looking to get a new bike and there's one I'm interested in but it is a bit of a spin away. It has a aftermarket exhaust and yer man banged in a k&n filter.

He doesn't know if the bike was remapped before he bought it and he didn't do anything after he changed the air filter himself.

So is remapping essential when playing around with the exhaust and air filter?
I would have thought so

And secondly, is it possible to tell if something has been remapped?
Is something like a power commander the only way to do it ? (can you flash the ecu for the same effect?)... [Read More]
8 Replies | 266 Views
» Handlebar for suzuki gsf600 k5
Sep 29, 2014 - 2:20 PM - by mentaal
Hey guys,
I have a 05 suzuki gsf600s and I am need of a new handlebar and a rear right footpeg.

Is there somewhere in Limerick or Cork I could go to get these?

Thanks.
6 Replies | 124 Views
» Children's motorcycle gear
Sep 29, 2014 - 2:18 PM - by mentaal
Hi Guys,
I have a 9 year old daughter and I am trying to source some motorcycle gear for her so I can taker her out on it.

Can anyone suggest where I could go for this? On or offline?
I am currently living in Limerick but i don't mind traveling to get it.

Thanks
10 Replies | 237 Views
» Documentary 'Road' on Monday 6th Oct on BBC 1
Sep 29, 2014 - 1:10 PM - by Helen
Just saw on f acebook that 'Road' will be on BBC 1 on Monday 6th Oct at 8.30. Telling ya a week in advance because I will forget so set it to record!

19 Replies | 537 Views
» Help me pick a bike!
Sep 29, 2014 - 12:52 PM - by dukeboy2
A few months back, my Mille was nicked from outside my house.

http://www.biker.ie/forum/showthread.php?t=212109

Now that the insurance has paid out and I've had a chance to save a few quid, I'm in the market for a replacement sports bike (4 - 4.5k budget)

I want to try out a Japanese 1L sports bike. So far, my favourite is the 04-06 Yamaha R1 (black if I can find one). I've taken a look at a couple, but want a bit more info before I buy.

The 04-06 R1 should have a factory immobilizer, right? with a red key? Having lost one bike, I want to make sure anything I buy has a decent immobilizer.

I'll be buying a big ass chain too, don't worry... [Read More]
14 Replies | 460 Views
» Bike cleaner
Sep 29, 2014 - 11:20 AM - by Derek Davis
I was wondering what all you fellas with the sparkly clean bikes use to de-grease and remove the grime in all the usual spots- shock- swingarm pivot- down pipes etc.
Is there a general purpose brand out there.
33 Replies | 840 Views
» Jerez & Portimao ???
Sep 29, 2014 - 10:10 AM - by deef
Anyone fancy a trip to Jerez/portimao on a Trackday??? £550 for 3 days at Jerez and £640 for 3 days at portimao,or both for £940,portimao is 14/15/16 November and Jerez is 18/19/20 November,price is for track time,transport from/to uk,timing and race entry,it's thru Rehms Racedays,anyone interested needs to let me know ASAP as places are limited....

Hi guys thinking of doing this myself, Note its also possibly to just do one of the tracks to keep your costs down. We would need about 30 people willing to do this to make transport from Ireland possible.

More info ere.... http://www.rehmracedays.de/index.php?id=182&L=2
5 Replies | 308 Views
» Bike mechanic
Sep 29, 2014 - 9:39 AM - by darzey
Hi guys, first time posting on this so im not really sure if im posting this in the right place. Apologises if im not

Im looking for a new bike mechanic in dublin (mine pissed off to Oz). Ive a cb600f that im looking to get serviced (oil,brakes and plugs) and it sounds like it might need front wheel bairings.
Im also looking for someone to keep the bike overnight as im planning on painting it after the service and i wanna do the wheels first while the bikes being serviced.

Can anyone reccomend someone? thanks
30 Replies | 588 Views
» Paddy Dakar. 2014 pics.
Sep 29, 2014 - 7:36 AM - by ericxrv750
Had a brilliant weekend at the Paddy Dakar.

Looking forward to the Taffy in April.
Click the image to open in full size.Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
15 Replies | 543 Views
» stolen bike
Sep 28, 2014 - 10:33 PM - by suzukiste
Well had my motorbike robbed last Saturday Gardai know but what I'm wondering is anyone here had there bike recovered by finding it themselves in a yard or breakers or so on ?
15 Replies | 829 Views
» tyre
Sep 28, 2014 - 10:15 PM - by Truedream13
Any one know where to get a tyre put on in kildare area.I bought it loose
3 Replies | 154 Views

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