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» Honda bits from 60`s (English breakers)..may be of interest to somone (?)
Nov 01, 2014 - 1:12 PM - by Triumph3
MIGHT be of interest to someone...got link on fb..they are in england;dont know much about place but they do parts for bikes from 60`s....as said could be useful

www.johnoldfield.co.uk
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» Triumph Sprint 1050 ST - Opinions please
Oct 31, 2014 - 11:48 PM - by scudster
I've been playing with the idea of upgrading the 600f at some stage shortly. I was thinking of something that is a little more capable and a little more comfortable for a few days 2-up touring with herself every now and again while still being quick and agile enough when riding solo.
While the initial thoughts go straight to the obvious choices like the blackbird, vfr800, busa, etc., I then began to look at the 1050ST.
Lots of positive reviews online but what do you guys and gals think?
Do they live up to the reviews? Reliability, handling and the like pretty good?
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» Sunflower pics.
Oct 31, 2014 - 9:50 PM - by Robin Hugh Gibb
A few pics I took at the sunflower.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/385884...7646706191223/
1 Reply | 84 Views
» Washing leathers
Oct 31, 2014 - 5:11 PM - by empeehaitch
Has anyone washed their leathers at home, and if so how did you go about it. Any advice on what to use\ do's and don'ts etc.
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» Honda SFA Concept
Oct 31, 2014 - 12:24 PM - by Duke RR
Shown at indonesian bike show this week, the Honda SFA Concept.

Single swinger, LED lights, 150 or 250 cc para twin engine ?

Probably not for the european market, but why not. Who knows.


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» World Superbike Season Finale In Qatar - WSBK
Oct 31, 2014 - 11:49 AM - by Duke RR
Be a great racing this weekend

Sykes 204 points

Guintoli 185 points


I think Davies has done a sterling job in his first year.

Lets hope Aprilia dont give Melandri a bike with "gremlins" inside, the'd never, would they ?






Sykes on WSBK showdown: ‘We have the advantage…’
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» GSXR 750 Calliper Bolts
Oct 31, 2014 - 11:34 AM - by LORENZO99
Can anybody tell me where I can get 4 new calliper bolts for GSXR 750 K4-5 please?

In Dublin would be great.
Thanks
1 Reply | 106 Views
» motorbike dealers
Oct 31, 2014 - 9:28 AM - by dellboy77
hi anyone know Hourigan's Motorcycles in cork,are they good to deal with.if buying motorbike,from thanks
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» Customs Checkpoint Enfield
Oct 31, 2014 - 8:32 AM - by Officer Dangleberry
Just outside Enfield on the mullingar side. Stopping along the straight after the roundabout.

Good few yokes pulled in......no Harleys as yet
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» Dielectric Grease - Cork
Oct 31, 2014 - 8:28 AM - by godofbiomechanics
Ran out. Any ideas where? Dont want to get it online. Not interested in the spray gear in maplins, looking for a tube or tub of it.
Thanks.
Puff, you should stock this, tried a heap of places, no joy.
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» Narrow beam spots, any good
Oct 31, 2014 - 7:52 AM - by cb400sf
Any of ye have any experience with these spots. They look well priced but are they any good. Looking to installing them oin a V Strom 650.
Thanks.


http://www.bykebitz.co.uk/motorcycle...row-angle.html
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» Kawasaki 1995 klx250 info/opinions.
Oct 31, 2014 - 12:08 AM - by johnny b
Anyone ever own a mid 90s Klx?
What are they like?
Reliable?
Parts?
Scum bag magnets? (I know the answer)

Looking for something to green lane, needs to be light and reliable.
Prefer water cooled yokes.
I wanted a Drz400 but they are mad fucking prices and thin on the ground.

Any owner experience?
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» bleeding clutch fj1200
Oct 30, 2014 - 7:35 PM - by skikman
hi all.lost all pressure on clutch and was getting bubbles in master cylinder.it was suggested that it was more than likely the slave seals so i replaced them.with the master cleaned and empty i tried to back bleed from nipple with syringe.i could only push so much in then it would start seeping out off nipple threads[pushing hard].no fluid in master.i tried then the filling master and pumping,releasing nipple and so on[no pressure]then i tried sucking out through nipple.was just getting air and fluid[none from master] when i pump master now im not getting bubbles.im confused. yamaha fj1200
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» New Machine...Just a little one!
Oct 30, 2014 - 6:25 PM - by Officer Dangleberry
Decided to treat myself, its been a rough year so needed something to put a smile on my face

2002 Suzuki TL-1000R

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» top yoke
Oct 30, 2014 - 3:23 PM - by bigfella
hi guys recently bought a 92 tenere 750. took the top yoke off to get powder coated and had to strip the bushings out that the risers go into, search internet and cant find them, anybody on here have a link as to where i can get them or if i can get them here in dublin. cheers mick
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» Ok......who was it???
Oct 30, 2014 - 12:14 PM - by VTWIN
I'd say he is looking forward to his court date!!!!!
Attached Files
File Type: jpg byebye.jpg (89.3 KB)
48 Replies | 2,732 Views
» Vertical motorcycle plate
Oct 30, 2014 - 11:49 AM - by Siprowx
Hey there,

This topic might have already been covered many times but I failed to find them.

Anyone got any experience with vertical motorcycle plate? Are they allowed in Ireland? Or considered as "altered"? Would they be tolerate by the police? Thanks!

Example: http://i.imgur.com/XD0wKSG.jpg

Cheers.
6 Replies | 369 Views
» v-strom
Oct 30, 2014 - 10:56 AM - by hooch
Thinking of picking up a v-strom 1000 next week. I'm somewhere between sendin a man and van over to the UK to pick one up or this

http://photos2.donedeal.ie/motorbike.../33470592.jpeg

any body know anything about the shop or bike?? Anything to be aware of with the strom? Think it's the pre 06 models had issues with power drain on the electrics was this sorted from 06 on?
15 Replies | 448 Views
» Qatar WSBK: Laverty looking to ‘go out with a high side’
Oct 30, 2014 - 10:40 AM - by Admin
Voltcom Suzuki’s Eugene Laverty is hoping to leave the World Superbike Championship in a blaze of glory in Qatar this weekend before he heads off to Valencia to start his MotoGP career.

Click the image to open in full size.

The Monegasque will test his Aspar Honda for the first time after the last round of the season but first has a brace of WSBK races in the desert and under floodlights - something Laverty has experienced before.

“The final round of the season will be an incredible... [Read More]
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» A2 Insurance?
Oct 30, 2014 - 10:28 AM - by Big Bob
Right lads , I'm stuck in the mud so to speak. I've just finished my stage 5 IBT for the a2 license.I'm 18 with 1 years ncb and a lvl 3 assessment. I've been trying to get insured on a zxr 250 which to my understanding is perfectly fitted to the a2 category? But liberty seem to be saying I have to be 20 years of age to drive it and they don't give any option for an a2 license. They only have A1 or A. Is there anything I can do to get insurance because I'm thinking i've just spent 300 euro upwards for IBT i didn't need? Adelaide and mce are the same with regards the age thing. Any advice is greatly appreciated cheers.
11 Replies | 303 Views
» Who was the poor chap pulled on N4 in bus lane this am? Green Ninja
Oct 30, 2014 - 10:25 AM - by ajhampto
Was heading up the N4 into town (just at Liffey Valley) and was in the miggle lane this morning at 8am. I had been in the bus lane but changed. Then this green ninja rolls by in the bus lane and a garda car behind. Traffic cop was behind him for about 200 yards and the bike didnt pull over to let him pass, so cops lit him up. Feel bad for the dude I couldnt give him the heads up.
17 Replies | 1,025 Views
» CBF600 Tank removal
Oct 30, 2014 - 10:14 AM - by CBR400Shay
Lads how the fk do I lift the tank on the CBF600. I have removed the front fairings. It looks as if its on a pivot but I cant see any screws holding the front.
3 Replies | 122 Views
» Lidl version of GoPro
Oct 30, 2014 - 9:43 AM - by Burt_Munro
On sale today. No money myself to buy one of these but it seems pretty good to me. http://www.lidl.ie/en/Offers.htm?act...etail&id=14878
Click the image to open in full size.
Also some neck stuff and ski ware to keep out the cold.
http://www.lidl.ie/en/Offers.htm?id=318
... [Read More]
20 Replies | 845 Views
» Mondello loyalty track day october 13th advanced group
Oct 29, 2014 - 10:37 PM - by gerry64
Mondello loyalty track day october 13th advanced group :hope you enjoy the video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0Hp_ByxJEg
15 Replies | 371 Views
» Photos : Sunflower Trophy Races
Oct 29, 2014 - 9:29 PM - by smahon
It was my first venture up to Bishopscourt last Saturday, for the Sunflower races and I have to say I was impressed with the meeting, the racing, the track and the sizable crowd. I was particularly impressed with the big name racers (BSB superbike, superstock and supersport) - not an ego in sight. They gave their time willingly to have photos taken, sign autographs, chat with strangers time-and-time again. They also managed to squeeze in some great racing in between
I had a blast and I hope it shows in some of the images I captured.
As usual, thanks for looking and there's plenty more on ... [Read More]
13 Replies | 285 Views
» Slovakia Ring
Oct 29, 2014 - 1:47 PM - by Duke RR
....looks good, doesnt it

30 clicks from Bratislava Nice town

... [Read More]
9 Replies | 457 Views
» stolen b king
Oct 29, 2014 - 11:54 AM - by silverado
reg 09mh15178 if anyone sees it call me on 0871944529 taken from kilmainham it is black have no photos but they are very noticable it was immobilized and disc locked and covered had to be taken in a van she has a set of leo vincis instead of regular and a lot of carbon fibre
36 Replies | 1,423 Views
» Mega Motorcycle Store Sale
Oct 29, 2014 - 9:20 AM - by Goodlad
Hey lads,

Just wanted to share this. Few good bargains on the list.
Got a few bits myself last year.

http://public.motocom.co.uk/mega_explosive/
14 Replies | 720 Views
» General Engine Oil Leak Repair & Gaskets/O-Ring Questions
Oct 29, 2014 - 12:31 AM - by King Kenny
Have my Ex-Racebike GSXR1000 K8 back on road duty now & have noticed numerous minor engine oil leaks from it. The oil cooler appears to be pinched & oozing oil slowly & both the engine covers are weeping oil somewhere near the bottom of the cover. Needless to say I want to put this right ASAP.

I have another oil cooler to fit so that's no problem but my questions are more about the gaskets really. Are the gaskets the normal main point of weakness for an oil leak where the cases seem intake (case protectors have been fitted) or can a case cover generally be split & leaking without any visible damage? The plan is to replace both engine cover gaskets & fit the other oil cooler at the same time obviously whilst doing a general oil/filter so want to get it... [Read More]
2 Replies | 205 Views
» Bike Service Cork Advice ?.
Oct 28, 2014 - 11:17 PM - by breathnach
Hi All
Back on a bike after a few years off and looking for a service and Valve Clearance. Used to use a gent by the Lough but have lost his number. Is he still in business ?.
Other options Lee and Noel Quinn ?.
Regards
Peter
21 Replies | 629 Views
» New boots?
Oct 28, 2014 - 9:04 PM - by chrismon
Looking for a new pair of boots.
Im using the bike to tip into college so need something I can wear all day.
I was looking at something like these.
http://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/moto...ent_prod/95911
Are short boots like these still safe to use on the bike
Any recommendations?
21 Replies | 596 Views
» Blue Smoke from CBR1000RR 2005
Oct 28, 2014 - 8:56 PM - by gwhizz
Hi lads, looking for some help. Have a cbr 1000rr 05 that has started having blue smoke from the exhaust. It started three weeks ago with the tick over becoming slightly erratic. The bike will start but cuts out and is not rideable. I changed the plugs and there was quite a bit of carbon so replaced them. Put vacuum gauges on throttle bodies and only small adjustment was necessary, this was all done before it became a big problem. Checked reg/rectifier and got readings to say all is ok there. Same with alternator. Am lost here now so any help or suggestions would be much appreciated.
28 Replies | 1,309 Views

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