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» Carole Nash Shame on YOU
Feb 19, 2017 - 8:53 AM - by uisce1969
Have not posted here in a while , Her good self has been disabled for the last two and a half years . Now using crutches Laid off work and Unemployed . Went to get insurance after a two year brake on A TRIKE . The representative at Carole Nash refused to quote insurance because off being Unemployed . Some body was verry pissed off indeed . No problem getting insured with other companys and have done since . But ehh what a shower off C-NTs they are .
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» Well holy God
Feb 19, 2017 - 8:12 AM - by iano
What a morning
Bring on the summer
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» Alpinestars Andes Drystar
Feb 18, 2017 - 10:04 PM - by KP100
Any one got one of these jackets?

Are they suitable for cold morning commutes here?

My Richa jacket is now past its best.
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» Motorcycle mechanics course cork
Feb 18, 2017 - 6:38 PM - by Zzr1100
Hi folks has anyone any info on the full time one year motorcycle mechanics course in St. John's in Cork, is it any good or what's da story with it
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» Err 5 grand for a cg125?
Feb 18, 2017 - 5:30 PM - by patod02703

Unless its got Soichiro Honda's signature on the petrol tank, does anyone else think that asking 5 grand is a bit...ambitious?
Its a CG125....! Nice little bike but 5 grand?
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» What are the bullet proof bikes of the future?
Feb 17, 2017 - 11:47 PM - by BigDiggity
What in everyone's opinion are the bullet proof bikes of the future.

I know most bikes are capable of reaching high mileage and it mostly depends on how they're looked after but we all know some bikes are much tougher and built to last more than others.

Looking at the current high mileage bikes of the 00's, 90's and 80's, the Honda CB's, CX's and Pan's some of the BMW RT's and GS's, Yam FJ's and XT's, Suzuki TL/SV/DL etc.

I'm wondering which models of the current generation/decade of bikes (2010+) will be bulletproof bikes in 10-20 years?

Suggestions from all bike categories welcome.
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» bike mag back issues
Feb 17, 2017 - 9:42 PM - by setter
hi lads,im looking for a couple of back orders of bike magazine.
the months i would like are oct/nov/dec and january.
thers a ladd travelling accross usa on hayabusa and i would like to read it, anyway i have been onto the publishers and can get digital print but just if any of you lads have them i can pay ye instead of paying the publishers
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» NI reg bike
Feb 17, 2017 - 8:34 PM - by pitbull
Good evening guys, could you advise me, what kind of papers need to fill if I buy a bike on NI reg plate? Thanks in advance.
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» headlight question ASAP
Feb 17, 2017 - 8:25 PM - by addicted to rage
Hey guys mate is in town and his headlights dont work . fuses seem ok used the spare . when u put the high beams on nothing but the blue light on the dash doesnt even come on . any idea ? its a gsxf
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» Petcocks (again...)
Feb 17, 2017 - 7:21 PM - by -alan-
I've nearly got the 450 back in working trim.

The seals in the petcock aren't the best. Qn: Can you replace them with std rubber O-rings, or do you need special fuel-resistant ones ?
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» Tyco 2017 BMW livery
Feb 17, 2017 - 4:14 PM - by oneninet
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I wouldn't be a fan of race reps me self but this is lovely. Hopefully they can afford a proper engine for Hutchy this year so he can take it to the K5.
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» Whats a man to do.
Feb 17, 2017 - 4:07 PM - by Hondapanfan
I just got delivery of my Shark visor kit. All in I paid 22euro, That's for the kit and 9 euro delivery from a German website.
Firstly it sickened me to pay 22 for a few small little screws and bit of plastic, but I was happy to get them I rang a certain unnamed bikeshop looking for them because someone had said Cotters stocks the Shark bits.
Yer man looked to see had he got them and said "yep 38euro"
So I got them off ze Germans. I believe in supporting local business and nothing on the unnamed shop in question. But its a bit sick that a the money has to go out of the country,I would rather support my own but when faced with such a difference for a small item I think of supporting meself.
Has anyone paid the extra to stay local and support local... [Read More]
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» Ohlins shock service
Feb 17, 2017 - 11:25 AM - by r1 sean
Is ndm recommend or will it be hit with the magic dust ?
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» Nifty 50 - Rider and team info needed!!
Feb 17, 2017 - 10:45 AM - by Big Man Andy
Hey folks,
Iím putting together team profiles for next Saturdayís legendary Nifty 50.

Ideally you can fill in the details below and mail them to me.

Iíll be using the information to commentate on the day from the tower in Mondello so the more you send me the better!

Otherwise, Iíll have to make it up and you donít want that.

Please share this with anyone you know that is competing in this prestigious charity event.

Team name:

Riders and other team members:

Where from:


Previous results:

Nominated charity:

Interesting team facts (Lies and gossip only... [Read More]
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» Guy Martin - Team Mugen -TT
Feb 16, 2017 - 10:05 PM - by ENGLISH
Japanese based Mugen, which has won the last three SES TT Zero Races, has confirmed a two strong rider line up for the 2017 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy.

M-TEC Company President, Mr Tomoyuki HASHIMOTO, confirmed that 23-time TT winner John McGuinness is back with TEAM MUGEN for 2017, and this year will be partnered by Guy Martin, who is also team-mate to McGuinness in the Honda Racing team at this yearís TT.

After missing out on a hat-trick of victories in 2016 with a freak incident that shut down his machine in the middle of the race through no fault of his own, McGuinness will undoubtedly return with even more determination to recapture the TT Zero crown in 2017.

After a one year sabbatical from the TT while he... [Read More]
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» Crazy Frog
Feb 16, 2017 - 9:54 PM - by skinny
Fair play to him. Pretty sure he's wearing Andy Quinns pants though.
2 Replies | 244 Views
» Hope they fix it before TT
Feb 16, 2017 - 9:18 PM - by biker.fakey
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» V/strom 650 lights
Feb 16, 2017 - 7:36 PM - by sean o caoimh
HI all
I want to get brighter indicator and headlights on my 2008 650 wee . Any advice ?
8 Replies | 225 Views
» finding old reg
Feb 16, 2017 - 1:14 PM - by ardri59
Is it possible to retrieve the reg of an old bike with the frame no.
its an old irish dt175 and i never had a log book and until recently i had the reg but have lost it since......
6 Replies | 419 Views
» Got a puncture on a new rear. Repair or replace?
Feb 15, 2017 - 11:51 PM - by RobbieBeGood
Got 2 smallish punctures on my pilot road 4 with only 500 miles on it. Repaired them both (about 2 inches between them and in the sipes on the tyre centre strip.) Used 'Stop and Go' mushroom plug kit. I'm thinking now to replace the tyre for peace of mind, but I had bought the kit due to good reviews regarding longevity and safety. Any experience with these type of repairs lads? Cheers!
23 Replies | 803 Views
» Daytona 200 bike build
Feb 15, 2017 - 9:58 PM - by hatchet
Hey guys
I'm doing the Daytona 200 on march 18 , I'd figure I show I few pics
of the build, I'm fully rebuilding my Ducati 749R since I can't run my 899 cause it's over cc.
I'll be flying the flag over here.
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» Exhaust pipes
Feb 15, 2017 - 8:39 PM - by Waynemcn
Hi guys, looking for a set of down pipes and collector box for a 1992 Pan st1100
was onto David Silvers and far to expensive, was hoping for second hand ones, I don't think the bike is worth spending to much money on, hope someone can help.
6 Replies | 363 Views
» Anyone heading to the London Bike Show?
Feb 15, 2017 - 8:02 PM - by hornethead
Evening all,
Anyone else heading over the London Bike Show? going over for it on Friday. Looks to be a good lineup of bikes and dealers.
12 Replies | 406 Views
» Plastics / Fairing Repair
Feb 15, 2017 - 1:08 PM - by Snurger
As per the title lads! Best place in Dublin to get fairings/plastics repaired. Mainly just a few small cracks and scratches. Somewhere that can touch up as well would be a bonus

Look forward to your replies

1 Reply | 253 Views
» ChaseOn2Wheels - Wrecked Bike Rebuild
Feb 15, 2017 - 1:01 PM - by spray____
Anyone watching this?

I know he's pretty popular, but I've always found him kind of painful to watch, mostly due to his ongoing struggle with the English language. I do, however, like watching bike build series' on YouTube, and when he started one I figured I'd give it a chance.


I'm no professional mechanic, but it's bad enough to make me cringe. In three episodes he's essentially replaced an engine cover, a battery, oil, and fuel. His most used tools have been channel lock pliers, vice grips, a Dremel tool, and an impact drill.
12 Replies | 574 Views
» A life behind bars
Feb 15, 2017 - 11:03 AM - by Admin
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» Rear ended someone on Valentines day
Feb 15, 2017 - 9:58 AM - by WillyWanka
Wasn't like that ......unfortunately some turnip in a cage stopped in front and I ran into the back of him, he claimed the car in front had stopped and I had no time to.......anyway he wants to go through insurance for a scratch on his I right in saying I'd be wasting my time contacting his insurance for running into him?
46 Replies | 1,587 Views
» Bike security
Feb 14, 2017 - 10:44 PM - by goose81
Question for yous and for anyone living in Donaghmede.

Im moving out of my gaf in Carrickmines (owner is selling) and contemplating moving in with a mate who owns a house in Donaghmede. I have no experience of the area whatsoever, from the opposite side of Dublin myself but suits work in town but my mate who owns the place says not a chance he would leave a bike in the garden around there.

Its a terraced gaf so it cant go anywhere but the front garden. I can block it in with a car 90% of the time but not always. How much stock would you lads place in those almax chains. Meant to buy on for my current place but held off when heard the guy was selling. Was thinking an almax and then get one of those anchors you bury in a few foot of concrete. I need the bike to... [Read More]
22 Replies | 804 Views
» new battery for a bmw 06 r1200rt
Feb 14, 2017 - 10:24 PM - by martell
rang kearys today bout a new battery for the beemer ,nearly had a cardiac they were looking for 240.00 euro and it wasnt even in stock.i need a good quality battery with maybe 20+ amp hr and good cranking power .any beemer heads out there who can give me the proper model battery and the best type .many thanks in advance
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» Iannone's leathers stolen !
Feb 14, 2017 - 6:48 PM - by Admin
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only being kept warm apparently..

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12 Replies | 966 Views
» Get a bracket made in Dublin
Feb 14, 2017 - 6:24 PM - by pillphil
Anyone know where I could get a small bracket made in Dublin?

I had to convert my sv to naked after it met a ditch a while back. I bought the bracket and clock backing from a naked bike thinking I could pick up a naked top yoke at some point, but I can't find one anywhere.

I need to get something made that would connect to the bike like this (or any other way):

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but it doesn't need to extend all the way behind the clocks as I have... [Read More]
8 Replies | 295 Views
» Making a Streetfighter. Electrics questions.
Feb 14, 2017 - 7:20 AM - by siam rider
I plan on making my 2010 CBR250 into a streetfighter as soon as I buy another, bigger bike for touring.

I won't need the speedo/odo/tacho or anything so plan on just getting a headlight and indicators for the front.

After taking off all the plastics and speedo, is it simply a matter of plugging in the headlight and indicator wires, and taping up the ones that went into the dash screen showing all the info etc?


So instead of looking like this:

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It would... [Read More]
22 Replies | 629 Views
» tour of the honda museum
Feb 14, 2017 - 2:49 AM - by chopper
you could lose a few minutes clicking on this :-)
12 Replies | 333 Views


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