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» Ducati = Wet Farts
Nov 22, 2014 - 11:54 PM - by Gainzz
I've always wondered why Ducatis are considered premium bikes when they sound so agricultural.

Anyone else think they sound like tractors?
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» my forks seem to be higher than in the service manual
Nov 22, 2014 - 7:19 PM - by galway86
looking at my fazer 600 up close and looking at the service manual it seems my forks are 20mm higher than the handlebar the book they are flush ? and also in the book it shows how to adjust the rear shock but mine has no adjustment notches just a red spring with a fairly heavy nut that can be adjusted up or down ,but the thread is nearly the whole length of the damper,could this be an aftermarket shock? sorry for all the questions but im lost when it comes to bikes,,,was thinking of completely stripping the bike down and painting the frame, engine wheels etc
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» bike lift wanted
Nov 22, 2014 - 7:14 PM - by allsorts&oddjobs
ok lads been thinking about getting one of the bike lifts for a while now and with xmas on the way i reckon i can get a donation towards one from herself and put the rest together myself, - so,

what are my options?

what would ye recomend ?

bear in mind that i have a couple of heavy bikes in the harley and the pan so it needs to be fairly sturdy, i'd prefer something wide so it wont topple over easily and with a wheel chock/clamp plus removable plate for the rear wheel etc., money is not endless so i want to spend UP TO 500euro if possible.

if anyone here is selling a second hand one twould do me fine but i've seen adds for new at 500ish so thats what im thinking, theres a couple on dungdeal at the minute, one in tralee and one... [Read More]
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» Yamaha WR400 as a commuter?
Nov 22, 2014 - 1:05 PM - by Blanka
Anyone have one? How are they as a day to day bike. Have never ridden a motocross style bike but I'm tempted
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» oil m6 jn19 slip rd west
Nov 22, 2014 - 12:21 PM - by Bigcoont
Watch out for sump dripped oil folks. You'd be on top of the crap last 30m on the slip road left side.
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» Where to get Beta rr50/rr80 parts
Nov 22, 2014 - 12:05 PM - by scudster
Anyone know who supplies Beta parts?
My mates young lad has a little Beta supermoto that the clutch is knackered on and he wants me to fix it. I'm not even sure which model it is. Any info Ive found seems to suggest its 50cc but he reckons its 80cc.
I'll stick up a photo and see if any of ŷe can identify it. I also have the vin if that helps. Click the image to open in full size.
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» Claiming Import Tax back, help needed?
Nov 22, 2014 - 11:56 AM - by IronArse
Hey folks, does anyone know the ways and means of reclaiming tax and duty paid on an imported motorbike please?
I shipped my bike back 4 years ago from the US, and although I had owned it for about 8 months I got charged VAT and all that on it. They hit me for around 3 grand or thereabouts. At the time I thought I had no way to claim it back, but I've heard otherwise since. Now I have about a month or so to claim it back before the 4 year mark runs out, so in a bit of a panic.
Could anyone tell me the way to go about it please? Or even a company that does it for a fee or anything?
Any and all help is appreciated!
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» Sat Nav's
Nov 22, 2014 - 10:10 AM - by More Than A Number In My Little Red Book
Santy said the fucker would bring me one of these this year

Anyone got any recommendations on which one to ask the fooker for ?

Gamin dildo seems to be the name that keeps popping up?
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» water to antifreeze/coolant
Nov 21, 2014 - 11:16 PM - by blade893
Well folks just got myself a new track bike for next year, question is it was racing this year so it had water in it and just wondering can you just empty the water and fill with coolant seen as cold snap coming and the shed ain't too warm cheers in advance
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» VengeCycle - I really hope they make a motorbike version.
Nov 21, 2014 - 10:38 PM - by Interceptor
I've thought of it but I never imagined anyone would actually make an explosive theft deterrent.

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» selling van fer racing ??
Nov 21, 2014 - 9:43 PM - by 2strokey
lads selling the racing matt black van , have a look ,

anyone doing trackdays in mondello would know the van

straight up lads , this van needs welding underneath for a doe , if ye cant assess the work yourself theres no point in lookin , youd havto know what your at , or have a mate , who will look / do the work .

i knew the welding was to be done before carrying out all the other work , a welder mate agreed to take it on , but got a full time job and other commitments , now cant do it ... [Read More]
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» do ye always have bike licence in wallet.
Nov 21, 2014 - 9:31 PM - by duckeyboy
not me got a bolliking today from local F. B. I:
22 Replies | 693 Views
» Bike Bizz Ballina
Nov 21, 2014 - 8:43 PM - by black400
Can any one tell me if Bike Bizz in Ballina , Mayo is still in buisness, i have tried ringing and sent a email with no look, or where can i get Caberg helmets
need to try them on ??????
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» anyone know this bandit 6??
Nov 21, 2014 - 6:47 PM - by myfirstyamaha
On the market for new bike.

Anyone know this?
8 Replies | 276 Views
» post from hongkong to ireland
Nov 21, 2014 - 3:50 PM - by bobdiver
hi folks.orderded some stuff online from long does it fecking take to get hear on average???normally i just get stuff hear or will be vintage by the time it arrives
21 Replies | 474 Views
» Engineering Cert For insurance
Nov 21, 2014 - 3:11 PM - by sharpbikes
Have recently done a few upgrades on the bandit to the extent that i fealt it necessary to tell the insurance company
Unlike normally they told me that i needed to get an engineering cert signed by the garage that installed the parts, in this case the rear shock.

Is it now the end of the days where you can do your own work without being questioned as to the safety of the work?
17 Replies | 448 Views
» What's the difference between tire reference numbers?
Nov 21, 2014 - 1:45 PM - by ajhampto
Checking cotters / crossans for michelin pilot road 3's.

Whats the difference between:


Tires are rears and the same size, but 4 euro in the difference. Should you always just go with the slightly more expensive one?

Crossans are cheaper for a full set for the VFR by €20 compared to Cotters.
4 Replies | 256 Views
» New aqua honda
Nov 21, 2014 - 12:43 PM - by parmst
1 Reply | 112 Views
» Girl on a motorcycle against debris
Nov 21, 2014 - 10:30 AM - by Sakas
I would love to meet this girl!!
17 Replies | 705 Views
» confusion over documents
Nov 21, 2014 - 3:20 AM - by fzr.rider
hello, firstly i would like to apologize for starting a new thread but after reading through as many threads as i could find on several boards i couldnt come up with a definite answer, so i was looking for some clarification.

i am in the process of completely restoring a 1991 3HE FZR 600, all of which is going to plan.. that is apart from the paperwork, which i never enjoyed.

as it stands i have 2 frames to choose from, one fairly rusty one with a V5 without the previous owners signature (payed for an online search and its not reported stolen) OR a recently painted frame without any log book or reg plate, but does have the frame number.

so here are my questions:
-with the frame with no documents, will i have to pay vrt?

... [Read More]
5 Replies | 296 Views
» Radiator service
Nov 20, 2014 - 11:49 PM - by FireBladeRR
Hey lads. Did a search and only found info on and gave them a ring but they said they don't work on curved rads. Anyone out there can help me out?! Need to get this cleaned out and recore only if needed. Willing to travel to the right person. Or is the rad to far gone. Anything before having to replace it.
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» Ducking the law
Nov 20, 2014 - 10:30 PM - by allsorts&oddjobs
I was in the petrol station earlier today filling up with maxols finest when a squad cage pulled into the pump across the way from me and the boyos got out, prob to go get their donuts.
I watched them out of the corner of my eye while keeping my head down and averted, trying to make myself as inconspicuous as possible ( not easy with my gut ) avoided eye contact and attempted to look respectable, i then worried about going in to pay for the petrol, would they clock me?, could i get in and out without being spotted?

What the fuck am i doing !!!,

i'm fully fookin legal, got me licence, insurance, tax, decent tyres, lights , mirrors, every flaming thing, for fooks sake, talk about habitual behaviour, when i was a young chancer i had to... [Read More]
21 Replies | 1,051 Views
» Daytona boots
Nov 20, 2014 - 9:56 PM - by 2shea
Which website has them at the best price? I remember seeing a German site the had them cheaper then most others but can't find it now.
13 Replies | 426 Views
» Warning...Skerries road into Rush in shit
Nov 20, 2014 - 9:20 PM - by markd
the Skerries road into Rush at the Palmer Road junction has muck all over it.
There's an entrance into a field on a bend. ...tractors pulled the muck out of the field onto the road.
Take it easy.
1 Reply | 105 Views
» 192mph Ducati Panigale 1199 shootout
Nov 20, 2014 - 9:11 PM - by Admin
20 Replies | 714 Views
» Keeping it for the track...
Nov 20, 2014 - 8:17 PM - by benomac32
Put my bike away into storage for the winter up north this week, but not before taking it for one last blast. Long story short involving a blind bend and a cage driver doing 3mph, I shouldnt be still here today if im honest.

So I've decided I'm not gonna put the bike back on the road again because between my constant need to push too hard and the amount of idiot cage drivers, I am gonna get caught out sooner or later. So with that epiphany I'm gonna keep my thrills for the track... + my licence is probably gonna be gone soon if ye have read a few of my threads

Was just wondering would I be better to sell up my 07 zx6r and buying a trackbike with a complete... [Read More]
13 Replies | 569 Views
» Ninja biker
Nov 20, 2014 - 8:07 PM - by I polished one off to a dude
6 Replies | 274 Views
» Heli coil/timesert (munster)
Nov 20, 2014 - 3:47 PM - by trd
Any one know a place that does either in Kerry/Cork? tried torc engineering in Killarney , no joy. Want to go back to original thread which is UNC.

Any help be great, Thanks.
6 Replies | 220 Views
» Brings a tear to the eye
Nov 20, 2014 - 3:37 PM - by GreenRex
Scumbags broke into the man's garage, stole shit did not try to steal the bike just torched the garage.
Click the image to open in full size.

They did catch the little teenage scumbags and being this is the states the little scummers are going to be someone's bitches before to long

One of the lads on the ZRX forum hear bought it and is bringing it back , it had some nice stuff on it Ohlins front end some kind of after... [Read More]
14 Replies | 671 Views
» Honda CB650F vs Quack ER6N
Nov 20, 2014 - 3:12 PM - by BigDiggity

Anybody bought or had a spin on a Honda CB650F? thinking about buying one of them or an ER6N in the new year, any input appreciated.

Going for a spin on an ER6N next week.


34 Replies | 431 Views
» West Cork MCC Championship 2015
Nov 20, 2014 - 1:25 PM - by benny13
The West Cork MCC are running a new and exciting championship for 2015. Top points from 3 out of our 5 planned Road & Dirt events, to win the championship including price money. There’s a meeting next Thursday night the 27th November to regulate the championship at The Ash Tree Bar Bandon at 8.30pm. Input from contenders would be greatly appreciated
1 Reply | 189 Views
» Supermoto action
Nov 20, 2014 - 1:21 PM - by Baylon McCaughey
Few photos from final rounds of SUPERMOTO NI Winter series at Nutts Corner

Click the image to open in full size.
... [Read More]
3 Replies | 194 Views
» Blade and the z13?
Nov 20, 2014 - 12:04 PM - by Bigcoont
Any update on the zed13 rebuild project?
2 Replies | 168 Views


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