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» Kirky Garage Share this weekend
Sep 02, 2015 - 3:17 PM - by topcat_bie
anyone up for a garage share at Kirky this weekend ??

£100 per half garage,. appearently takes 4 with plenty of room

£100 Div X2 £50 each
£100 Div X3 £33 each
£100 Div X4 £25 each

let me know ASAP to get sorted
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» off road decleration tax shite
Sep 02, 2015 - 3:11 PM - by HEATZ
so im out of the country for a few weeks get home yesterday to 4 letters for the 4 bikes ive listed as off the road sayin i have till the 31st of august to re declare em but now im over the time limit i gota tax em all for 6 months just so i can declare they are off the road again

bollix to em
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» dodgy petrol symptoms?
Sep 02, 2015 - 12:04 PM - by sharpbikes
well i took the bandit for a long spin round to dublin and back to limerick yesterday down the motorway, on the way up all as grand, bike running well as ever, upon filling up and heading home i stopped again to fill up in birdhill and as i pulled off the motorway the bike began to splutter and misfire at low revs and die, and when i say die i mean while still moving, not the usual clutch in and die. now i keep the bike in very good order mechanically, carbs are spotless inside and out!

now when i got off the motorway in limerick i slowed again and same happened, at low speeds it coughed and spluttered and misfired, but above 50km it runs perfectly not an issue. it idles smoothly and only coughs during pulling off/moving from low speed at junctions. i tried running it in a... [Read More]
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» Taxed bikes in Ireland
Sep 02, 2015 - 9:38 AM - by ENGLISH
jfyi

Currently there are 36,573 motorcycles taxed in this country.
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» Need new boots
Sep 01, 2015 - 11:14 PM - by R.M
and don't have big budget. Came across the below for under €150.
Anyone have either of these or which would you pick

http://www.motorcycleshop.ie/richa-t...ite-2885-p.asp

http://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/moto...ent_prod/63696
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» Resurfacing works Kiltiernan/Eniskerry rd
Sep 01, 2015 - 10:08 PM - by Yuppie
Take it very handy on the road between the kilternan hotel and the texaco station. They're doing that shite resurfacing where they pour on tar then dump heaps of chippings on top and let the cars clear it off. it's not very well signposted for the severity of the surface and how quickly it comes up. I.e. 80kms down to 30 very suddenly.

http://www.google.ie/maps/dir/53.22...-6.1770825,14z
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» Spot lights
Sep 01, 2015 - 9:43 PM - by 2shea
I'm looking for some spots to put on the crash bars on the strom. Can anyone recommend a good set that don't cost an arm and a leg, maybe even good ebay ones...
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» I need a window removed and the hole blocked up
Sep 01, 2015 - 8:04 PM - by mikeH
As per title, need a 1000x1200 window removed, it blocked up and insulated, no need plaster inside, ply will do.....drogheda area.......anyone interested or recommend anyone? Need done fairly soon(like in the next week)
mike
pm pls
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» Race fuel help
Sep 01, 2015 - 8:01 PM - by fazerjohn
Hi guys anyone know where i can get sunoco or elf race fuel need 25 litres. Thanks
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» Battery?
Sep 01, 2015 - 6:50 PM - by r1 sean
How long should a battery last?I am having a bit of trouble now and it's only around 12 months .
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» Which helmet to go for?
Sep 01, 2015 - 5:53 PM - by MallardontheMagna
I'm looking to buy a new helmet, I commute daily from Wexford to Dublin and am looking for one that is nice and quiet but at the same time not too expensive. Are Schubert the only way to go?
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» El 250 clutch hub nut direction?
Sep 01, 2015 - 3:57 PM - by rg80ls
Could anyone tell me the direction of the clutch hub nut to open it?
It's a kawasski el 250
Also looking for a left hand side fairing cover
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» GP Motos LTD Finglas
Sep 01, 2015 - 3:36 PM - by jonoliver28
Hi Guys and Gals, looking to get my Fork Seals done on the ole Blackbird, but got quoted a really good price from the above named, i have a garage that usually does mine bikes but money is really tight and in a tight corner, has anyone ever used them and if so whats the work like, i can see on their gaydar page some good reviews but i just want to be sure, any info would be great

Sorry if this was submitted in the wrong section
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» Kirkistown Sept 13th Track Day
Sep 01, 2015 - 2:22 PM - by GoTilUBlow
Due to work I'll have to miss Cotters day on Monday 14th, thinking of heading up Saturday and staying. Be interesting for a change. Anyone else going up, is it worth the spin?
5 Replies | 144 Views
» PhotoGP MotoGP Entries
Sep 01, 2015 - 1:03 PM - by Duke RR
The Photogp results will take place in Rimini this Sept at the San Marino GP.

See below, some of the entries from the togs.

Amazing shots you have to agree...


See the full list of photos here:
http://www.f anclub.Tyrion.Lannister.com/riminiracingshot

Click the image to open in full size.

... [Read More]
11 Replies | 347 Views
» Excess insurance for a rental bikes
Sep 01, 2015 - 12:06 PM - by KTKenny
Going on a trip to the Alps next week with the father.

Renting a couple of GS bikes.

Bikes comes with basic insurance only.

Is there any companies that will insure the hefty 3000 excess incase the worst happens?

Easy to get for the car, but not for the bike as far as I can see.
2 Replies | 209 Views
» Stupid Traffic Corps
Sep 01, 2015 - 12:05 PM - by silva123
I got pulled over on the 18th, for crossing a cycling lane. Anyway, I got pulled over with no L bib. I was wrong and was willing to accept my points.

Today I get a letter in the post, as I am underage I'm receiving a JLO for not wearing the bib!!!! It's a fucking joke! so 2 points and a fine isnt enough? I have never heard of a JLO for a minot traffic offense. Cunts
40 Replies | 2,094 Views
» Plastic repair Cork
Sep 01, 2015 - 9:15 AM - by fraser2
Need to get a cracked piece of black plastic trim repaired. Any recommendations as to who I could use in Cork? Thanks!
3 Replies | 176 Views
» Bought a new yoke....again....
Sep 01, 2015 - 8:53 AM - by Airmax is gay

Came in from the UK yesterday, '13 Multi Strada S Touring......spent a few hours on it yesterday and had great fun. Must try and get the suspension sorted today, lovely and comfy in urban mode (Skyhook semi active suspenders) but reduced to 100hp, Sport mode is lovely in full fat 150hp but suspension is too hard so gonna combine the two soon and see what happens...
Lovely riding position and I'm spoiled with heated grips, panniers, traction, cornering ABS, etc. Even has a fuel guage, think its my first bike in years with one lol. Gonna change the tires alright, Rosso 2 on the... [Read More]
48 Replies | 1,147 Views
» Dunlop wins Formula 1 Classic TT
Sep 01, 2015 - 8:50 AM - by Admin
Isle of Man Classic TT: Michael Dunlop wins Formula 1 on Suzuki

Click the image to open in full size.

Michael Dunlop broke his own race record from 2013 by over a minute as he won the delayed Formula 1 Classic TT.

Riding a Team Classic Suzuki, Dunlop posted a fastest lap of 125.050mph on his final circuit, to come home ahead of Bruce Anstey and Ryan Farquhar.

Dunlop and Anstey had been battling for the lead throughout but the Kiwi's challenge for the win ended when he was... [Read More]
2 Replies | 201 Views
» road trip starts today ...
Sep 01, 2015 - 7:14 AM - by TonySX
off on a road trip today - some info posted here: http://2015roadtrip.wordpress.com/2...-starts-today/
5 Replies | 243 Views
» tiles as security option?
Aug 31, 2015 - 11:19 PM - by chopper
wonder would putting these on bikes help locate some if stolen ? ,of course it would depend on enough people using them .
http://www.thetileapp.com/

the video says it can locate through other users phones .
13 Replies | 593 Views
» Tyre shelf life?
Aug 31, 2015 - 8:18 PM - by R.M
Would it be o.k to store a set of tyre for 12 months without affecting them negatively.
Thinking of buying a set of Maxxis from Cotters as they seem to be getting good reviews & the 190/55 is only €60. (front & rear €145)

Currently running Bridgestones & rear will need replacing in about 1k smiles.
I will stick on another rear Bridgestone & when that goes the pair will need replacing.

What ye think?
8 Replies | 407 Views
» New Tyre.
Aug 31, 2015 - 4:43 PM - by Gav600
Need a rear tyre for my GSXR K6 1000 any recommendations??
Only drive weekends and evenings street no track.
5 Replies | 303 Views
» The Fear
Aug 31, 2015 - 12:19 PM - by Southern Rider
Has this happened anybody, it surely must have. I like to think I am personally safe when on the bike, so moments of madness when I think it's ok. Was always a bit of a risk taker, plenty broken bones and scars to prove my follies.

However every new biking year, I get just a little bit more uncomfortable with the risk of biking, it normally wears off as we get into the swing of the season.

Just this year, since the birth of mini-me, It's been in my mind. My father came off on the way home from Skerries(lives on a real country road, tipped wet grass in the middle) and recently some of ye will know the lad killed outside Mitchelstown by the Corbett Court. I didn't know him, but I pass the spot everyday.

Yesterday myself and my father went for a... [Read More]
104 Replies | 3,715 Views
» Aux light turning self on??? Gremlin!!!
Aug 31, 2015 - 9:00 AM - by Nareik
Wired up aux/spot lights using a switch and relay loom. Wired straight to battery and relay trigger is wired to headlights.

Works as should but looking at bike this morning and they had come on by themselves. Switch was in on position.

Went out turned key on and turned switch off. They go off. Looking out window and they come on again by themselves with no ignition and switch in off position.

The trigger switch feed is powered when the key is turned on and off when key is off with a delay of 30 seconds.

Why????...lol.....
14 Replies | 350 Views
» Jurby Festival 2015
Aug 30, 2015 - 11:18 PM - by Baylon McCaughey
Another brilliant day at Jurby,Medritearan waether in IOM to day!

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... [Read More]
9 Replies | 332 Views
» Stolen 1989 Yamaha 125 Serow
Aug 30, 2015 - 9:31 PM - by featherduster
Friend of mine had her 1989 Yamaha 225 Serow stolen while at The Manx GP on Isle of Man its Mainly white with a blue seat and frame . Asked her was plod much help but there were a few deaths there today (Sunday) so they had other things on their mind Understandably . Know its a long shot but its like photo attached
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» Speedo problems
Aug 30, 2015 - 7:46 PM - by silva123
So the speedo cable on my baby vara went today, everything else works, rev counter etc. I read somewhere that to replace the speedo cable you must remove the fairings and the petrol tank as it goes into one main connection under the tank.

Would it be a big problem to just leave it? I really dont have the time, nor the skill to spend 2 hours fixing something so simple. And I recon a mechanic would be too expensive since its such a fussy job
12 Replies | 212 Views
» goodridge 90 degree banjo fitting
Aug 30, 2015 - 7:37 PM - by Aidanm
Anybody know where i might get a pair of 90 degree banjo fitting for the end of goodridge braided lines?
like this one...
Amazon Amazon

I've checked ebay etc and most places are in the states, was hoping to... [Read More]
3 Replies | 132 Views
» The collection/fleet
Aug 30, 2015 - 4:35 PM - by Jofass
Taking them out to give them a good clean... Very happy with my current collection of bikes!

Can't bring myself to sell the r1 as initially planned, might try again after Christmas !
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25 Replies | 979 Views
» F800 Restrictor
Aug 30, 2015 - 3:59 PM - by DampBoots
Hello,

Does anyone out there have a 35kw restrictor for a F800s/st for sale. Don't really want to pay FI or BMW 150 Euros for one.
4 Replies | 173 Views
» Transalp losing power
Aug 30, 2015 - 3:22 PM - by stevo52
Just about to set off from the Gambia tomorrow on the second leg of my Africa tour but started having problems yesterday.

Six or seven times in the space of 20 kms, the bike started losing power to the point where I could only drive at about 20 kms per hour.

Sometimes it kicked back into action after 5 - 15 seconds while driving and sometimes I pulled over, left it in neutral and it came back to life after 5 - 30 seconds. It only cut out once entirely, and again, started after leaving it for a minute.

There's a Nigerian mechanic here familiar with big bikes but it's possible he's not entirely trustworthy (Nigerians are famous for being scam artists all through west Africa, and there has been a domino effect of of problems since he fixed a... [Read More]
18 Replies | 529 Views

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