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» Help needed - Bearing/bush press
Dec 19, 2014 - 5:30 PM - by Magown3
Hi All,
Im in the middle of replacing bearings on the motor. Thought I'd be able to botch it to get them back in but I'm having no luck.

The price of a press doesn't justify it's one use so I'm looking for someone to let me use theirs for 10 mins.

It's Christmas time, come on :-)

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Few cans in it for ye
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» Horn issues
Dec 19, 2014 - 11:33 AM - by RobZZR
Morning all,

Bike: GSXR K6 1000

Horn stopped working, so I

a) removed horn and connected directly to battery and its worked.
b) Tested the switch to continuity tester and it worked

When I reconnected the horn to block it doesn't work.

What else can I check?
15 Replies | 258 Views
» Please turn on your headlights!
Dec 19, 2014 - 9:59 AM - by positron
With low sun blinding cagers who are already under pressure to sort out Christmas money/dinner/presents, please remember to turn on your headlights when you are out on the bike.

There was a Fazer behind me on M1 this morning with just 'stand by' lights on, and when I look back on the rear view mirror for him, against a backdrop of cage headlights, he might as well be wearing an invisibility cloak. Predictably enough, a number of cages pulled out in front of him right after I overtook them.

Obviously this biker forgot to turn on the lights this morning, which is clearly out of the ordinary, as all Fazer owners are always high IQ people with impeccable taste and style. ... [Read More]
6 Replies | 254 Views
» Dublin to Monaghan
Dec 19, 2014 - 8:02 AM - by jimmer123
Have to spin up to Monaghan later google maps is saying M1 to Ardee N33 then N2. Is that the best way
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» how cool is this for design
Dec 19, 2014 - 1:38 AM - by fzr.rider

im not sure how to make it appear in the player so just throwing up the link.... [Read More]
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» Can-am Spyder
Dec 18, 2014 - 10:50 PM - by pflatout
Any 1 got a Can-am Spyder,are they any good.
19 Replies | 453 Views
» Voting: Bike Pic of the Month December 2014
Dec 18, 2014 - 7:41 PM - by Bruce
Small entry this month so just vote for your 3 favourite pics and list them like so:
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Do not vote for your own pic

http://picasaweb.google.com/11169430...62178437616770

This month's winner will again receive a surprise goodie bag kindly donated by Puff, the Magic Dragon at ... [Read More]
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» Fine morning for a roll down the road
Dec 18, 2014 - 11:40 AM - by Frisco
7am this morning mud on a corner and I'm doing cartwheels from 50mph. Nothing in the way to hit thank fuck.

What a fantastic way to start the day. Be careful out there!
32 Replies | 948 Views
» brake lever protector question ?
Dec 18, 2014 - 12:24 AM - by gerry64
regards brake lever protector for race bike ,does it have to be a certain make to pass scrutineering,1s on ebay with post & packaging for 38 euro ,good 30 or so euro cheaper than some sites selling them, p.s on another note anyone having trouble trying access biker .ie tru tapatalk cant seem to access it at all since format was changed on it about a month ago,
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» Paris
Dec 17, 2014 - 10:48 PM - by bryang
Heading to Paris for a few days and thinking of picking up a few bits, anyone know a good bike gear shop in the city?
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» Bought a nother yoke, I know, I know......
Dec 17, 2014 - 8:19 PM - by Airmax is gay
I felt like I done the SMT a disservice by doing it, but traded it in today for this...

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The SMT is a cracker, dont take any notice of my whims! Just was... [Read More]
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» Shark helmets
Dec 17, 2014 - 8:06 PM - by younger06
Is there an official Shark stockist in Ireland. I want to try and hopefully buy a Shark Vision R lid but I can't find one anywhere.
Can anyone help??
29 Replies | 576 Views
» No cats eyes around here
Dec 17, 2014 - 1:55 PM - by yam sandwich
wet and wild mountain ride:
6 Replies | 338 Views
» Phantom air leak
Dec 17, 2014 - 12:29 PM - by Austy T
Heading over M fiddy last week at a "brisk pace" last week I noticed the oul Pan a bit "Giddy" I put it down to the breeze at Balinteer exit cause its always a bit wild. A week on and I said I must check tire pressure. was way down on the back. I went mad with washing liquid and brush cant find the bastard, rims valve and side walls fine. Maybe chain leaning on valve while locked leaked a bit of air? has me stumped. Ill keep it watched or drop it to eminent bike gynaecologist Dr. Branno in G.P
But it also got me to thinking, I must be a bad oul pilot flying around with soft tire all week and only noticed pushing on along the motorway last week and... [Read More]
8 Replies | 335 Views
» zxr 250 rear shock?
Dec 17, 2014 - 11:01 AM - by Dimitri046
How lads! Can anybody give me advice on what to do with the back shock on my 89 zxr 250? Don't know whether to get a replacement(which seems impossible to find) or get it refurbished totally.

note: the spring is pretty much whats left with regards the shock.

and where abouts in cork could i get it refurbished?

cheers
10 Replies | 225 Views
» Michael Laverty to Tyco BMW for BSB '15
Dec 17, 2014 - 7:41 AM - by Admin
Michael Laverty is to ride for the Tyco BMW team in the 2015 British Superbike Championship, while Alastair Seeley will compete in the British Superstock series and the North West 200 in May.

Both Northern Ireland riders have ridden previously for the TAS team run by Hector Neill and his son Philip.

Seeley will have a full stable of machinery for the North West, with Guy Martin and William Dunlop also riding.

Martin and Dunlop have been retained by TAS for the entire road racing season.

Their schedule will again include the other international road races, the Isle of Man TT and Ulster Grand Prix, plus selected national races.

The Moneymore-based outfit recently ended their 14-year association with Suzuki to team up with the... [Read More]
0 Replies | 200 Views
» Any Aussie bikers on here??
Dec 17, 2014 - 12:25 AM - by colmh
G'day mates!! Long time no chat!

Been quiet on here for the last while. Sold the 650GS and the cage and hopped on a boat to Australia! Ive joined an Aussie biker forum, but it just isnt the same craic you get here! I never thought I would say it, but you would miss the rules sometimes. Theres people saying cage all over the shop and not a drop of punishment for it. It just isnt right!!

Anywho, I was just wondering are there any other lads or lassies on here that are based in the Sydney/NSW area? Looks like im picking up a CBR600RR this weekend so mad to get out for a few spins!! ... [Read More]
20 Replies | 652 Views
» Bike stolen / recovered
Dec 16, 2014 - 10:16 PM - by attila
Hi all,
My bike was stolen and (luckily) found by the Guarda before I knew it. They (the thieves) couldn't start it because of the immobilizer so just dumped her, not too far from my house. This happened in a busy well situated house estate between 5 and 10pm, after I got home from work on the bike, while we were in the house, and the bike was parked practically under the window (not chained - my fault). I only have third party insurance so everything is on me..
Anyway, just for heads up, keep an eye on the locks and keys, I didnt think this could happen to me, and feels awful, I use the bike everyday gave her everything she deserved and she have never let me down.
I will have to collect her tomorrow and not sure what to expect, could she be drivable or cables... [Read More]
14 Replies | 711 Views
» Wheret to store bike during Hollidays
Dec 16, 2014 - 7:03 PM - by csati83
Guys, Does anyone know a good,secure place to store a bike in Dublin? I know Bikeworld they can store 100E/month, I only need place for 10 days. Thanks
25 Replies | 873 Views
» RIP Tom hanrahan
Dec 16, 2014 - 5:45 PM - by studebaker
Sadly tom was killed in an accident on Sunday last, a true gentleman and great bike builder, you will be sadly missed. RIP
59 Replies | 2,084 Views
» rider to pillion intercom
Dec 16, 2014 - 5:38 PM - by hooch
Looking for one a these for bringing herself on spins. It will allow us to argue while on the move budget is under €200 for two headsets. What iv read of the reviews of the Bluetooth headsets in that price range isn't good, so I was half considering a simple 2 way radio set up. Some a the bike specific ones seem ok. Any suggestions appreciated
15 Replies | 409 Views
» Pirelli Rosso Corsas Wet Grip?
Dec 16, 2014 - 4:00 PM - by Airmax is gay
Any good for wet grip? I know they wont be PR4s but if there some bit ok? looking at a yoke with a very good Corsa on the font but rear will need changing. Wont be doing a massive amount of wet miles but I'd like to know that i wont be on me arse on em either. Save me buying a new set anyway
24 Replies | 583 Views
» yMAHA 250F Front Shock
Dec 16, 2014 - 2:46 PM - by pandy
Does anyone know where in cork i could buy the 49mm spanner to undo the front shocks. A socket is too wide.

Thnaks
3 Replies | 118 Views
» Pointless Dent Removal
Dec 16, 2014 - 2:15 PM - by Blanka
Anyone had a go at it?



The tool seems fairly basic you could probably make one yourself. Looks like a rod with a few... [Read More]
10 Replies | 426 Views
» CBF600 sa6 speedo sensor??
Dec 16, 2014 - 1:34 PM - by The Windy City Rumbler
Hey guys just wondering where the best place to get a cbf600s carbed speedo sensor.
I have seen 1 or 2 for the newer injected version wondering if they fit??

Would the speedo sensor off a hornet 600 fit as the engine block is the same and most parts off them would be similar.

Chopper your guidance would be appreciated
2 Replies | 78 Views
» Ian lowry's whereabouts?
Dec 16, 2014 - 1:26 PM - by ciaranek9
Does anyone know why Ian Lowry isn't racing in BSB the past few seasons? Is he racing in Spain or what is he doing? Unbelievable talent!!?
4 Replies | 476 Views
» we need more off these
Dec 16, 2014 - 1:03 AM - by i'm telling mammy
44 Replies | 1,357 Views
» Garage space for rent in cork
Dec 15, 2014 - 10:37 PM - by TCjnr
Any one looking to rent a garage?
I know of a large garage up for rent near cork city. I was meant to move into it with a mate but he pulled out last minute. I need at least one other person to move in with me to help cover the rent.
There's loads of space in there. It's not too expensive. My mate rents next door, it's safe and well out of the way. Perfect spot for a man cave.
If any one here is interested let me know.
8 Replies | 480 Views
» FJ1200 Owners
Dec 15, 2014 - 10:01 PM - by Hightower
Any FJ1200 owners out there ???

Have seen quite a few fine examples online, and was thinking would it fit someone of my stature? Those that dont know me, i stand about 6' 8"

Would love to get another Kawasaki ZR7 or My love a Bandit 1200
7 Replies | 273 Views
» Can anyone here do this ?
Dec 15, 2014 - 5:51 PM - by GreenRex
Click the image to open in full size.

Not I

Pictures or it didn't happen
23 Replies | 1,123 Views
» Dnepr / Ural sidecar on DD...
Dec 15, 2014 - 3:40 PM - by ridelikeaturtle
I don't know this bike, but it is undervalued, even with no market in Ireland for it?

Could be a fun project, & sell in the UK... if I only had a garage.

http://www.donedeal.ie/motorbikes-fo...outfit/8275001

Click the image to open in full size.
21 Replies | 580 Views

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