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Help with aftermarket Gear...
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Buell XB9SX
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loan of chain riveting tool
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GP 500 Mondello.
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Zx10r 2009
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Conundrum. .....
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textile gear repairs
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Tiny number plate
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SV 650 Parts
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ZX10 or Z1000
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Bike trousers recommendation
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2010/11 Yamaha XTZ 1200 Super...
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bad road conditions reports
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Fine day for it
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Suzuki GSX-R K6 750cc
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Vroom vroom or splish splash
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There is a bike show...again!
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fzr 250 project.
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Ducati 748 ride height link...
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Michelin Tyre cashback....
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Enthusiast biker from Brazil...
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No posting 'biker accidents',...
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1971 t100r restoration .
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NEC Bike show....
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» Current Poll
have you ever pulled a wheelie?
Yes - 65.96%
155 Votes
No - 34.04%
80 Votes

You may not vote on this poll.
» 10 Years ago tonight....
Sep 21, 2017 - 11:45 PM - by kennedydpk
I suppose a lot of new members on here wouldn't have known our Philip, however a lot of should I say, the more established members, would remember him and it was tonight 10 years ago that we lost him as a result of an accident.

Hasn't time flown?

Here's to you son, hopefully you're still keeping an eye on all of us, and it's about time you sent me the Euromillions numbers for the next triple rollover.
6 Replies | 210 Views
» GP 500 Mondello.
Sep 21, 2017 - 9:31 PM - by Dusty Rhodes

Seen this featured on an ole thread,,,,, does anyone know if there is a more up to date motorcycle sim out there that has the Mondello Park International Circuit??
0 Replies | 89 Views
» Main beam no working
Sep 21, 2017 - 7:41 PM - by efanton
Noticed that both my dipped headlights are not working last night. Hi beam works fine on both. Checked fuses for both hi beam and main beam and they are fine (both are 15 amp so I just swapped them around as a test)

So I'm left with a couple of scenarios

Both bulbs blew on the same day

switch on handle bar is faulty

there's a loose connection somewhere

or there's a relay blown somewhere.

Any one familiar with this problem? My bike is a GSX 600F

Will be picking up two new bulbs in Halfords Sunday (going to B&Q in Limerick anyhow), but it would be nice to know what the problem is before then as I commute on the bike 40 miles to and 40 miles from UCC... [Read More]
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» Just looking a couple answers from any mc members on here
Sep 21, 2017 - 6:28 PM - by Pikeybikey
Just here looking for a couple answers from a active mc member in the northwest,
I ride a lot, currently on a american import chopped shadow,
Just tryin to find out about any mc that i could see about pledging for, im 24.
Live in donegal but theres only a few mc i know of with chapters up this direction or somewat near,
Any ideas ?✌🤘
59 Replies | 1,405 Views
» Maxiss pro max tires
Sep 21, 2017 - 6:23 PM - by Katanasteve
Experience with the maxiss tires Lads any reviews good or bad there cheap but can't afford much better at the min
9 Replies | 168 Views
» Help with aftermarket Gear Indicator
Sep 21, 2017 - 5:19 PM - by dvgenius
I was on a shopping spree ordering upgrade bits and bobs for my K2 GSXR 600. Gear indicator arrived yesterday its meant to plug straight into the diagnostics port on the bike but I'm not quite sure exactly which one it is on the bike though ive googled all day and it seems it's one of these 2 (image below).

The plugs on the bike are different to the plug on the Gear indicator so i went back to see the ad description for the gear indicator and it seems its actually for a k4 not a k2

Is there a way i can still make this work? Anyone have the know-how? Any bit of guidance welcome i don't mind snipping the wire on the gear indicator and connecting them directly to the plug... [Read More]
12 Replies | 221 Views
» Cheap n fast way of getting your bike to the IOM TT?
Sep 21, 2017 - 2:43 PM - by Japcati
Simple really....
2 Replies | 217 Views
» Tyre Leader
Sep 21, 2017 - 1:40 PM - by jimd10
Well lads ,has anyone used this crowd ? Seem cheap enough , what ye think ?
2 Replies | 170 Views
» Anyone with dodgey LED indicator flashing......heres a solution.
Sep 21, 2017 - 12:16 PM - by Japcati
Get rid of the dangerous balast resistors and quick connectors.....if you have them on your bike.

Solder the joints,heat shrink them and fit an LED Flasher relay.
Makes a safe and secure LED indicator setup and no more loose connections and faulty indicator flashing.
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11 Replies | 252 Views
» Where to purchase an Almax Chain?
Sep 21, 2017 - 11:31 AM - by tonytoc11
After having my bike very nearly stolen recently I decided to invest in an Almax 19mm chain from their website. They payment went through but they refunded it saying that they don't post to Ireland or NI.

How do I go about purchasing an Almax chain and lock or is there an equivalent that I can purchase here?
19 Replies | 325 Views
» Conundrum. .....
Sep 21, 2017 - 8:10 AM - by iano
Dunno is it worth fitting an extender onto a gsxr

Click the image to open in full size.
15 Replies | 542 Views
» Bike shop near canal road for motul oil
Sep 21, 2017 - 5:20 AM - by padraic2271
I'm in Dublin today for work and want to pick up some motul oil, are there any bike shops along my route from M4 to Canal road that sell it?
3 Replies | 202 Views
» Bike Theft and recommendation for tracker.
Sep 20, 2017 - 10:26 PM - by TomPetty
Hi folks,
With all the Bikes being robbed recently including one robbed from our basement in Dublin City Centre today - Was just thinking of getting some kind of GPS tracker for my own Fazer so that I could see where it located, if its robbed.
Any recommendations ?

Thanks Folks ...

10 Replies | 403 Views
» loan of chain riveting tool
Sep 20, 2017 - 4:08 PM - by robh650
Hi I was wondering if anyone around the north cork has a lend of a chain riveting tool for an afternoon.
5 Replies | 227 Views
» Suspension
Sep 20, 2017 - 3:21 PM - by doohanno1
Anybody have a number for Colm Lynch who works on suspension.
3 Replies | 144 Views
» Tiny number plate
Sep 20, 2017 - 1:54 PM - by black pudding
Who makes the small number plates now?remember going into radiator services years ago to get one done but was wondering if there was anywhere closer to the north county and he was very dear if I remember right
12 Replies | 508 Views
» Michelin Tyre cashback....
Sep 20, 2017 - 12:07 PM - by evertel
Just a headsup that there's 35euro cashback on a set of Michelin Power RS or any of the Pilot Road 4's if you buy before the end of the month.
Got a set of PR4's last weekend in Cotters and was handed the flyer for the offer.
You have to give them your iban and bic numbers and a scan of the receipt, and then they'll lodge it to your account in a few weeks.
Big finicky and lets see if it actually arrives, but worth a try if youre in the market for a new set and those model's suit.
1 Reply | 208 Views
» textile gear repairs
Sep 20, 2017 - 12:02 PM - by red line
does anyone know where i can can get my textile gear repaired, need to get the Velcro replaced and two zips done too
4 Replies | 166 Views
» Rip frank (the tank ) Conlon clones co monaghan
Sep 20, 2017 - 8:29 AM - by diehard honda
Died Sunday 17 in cork doing what he loved a hillclimb thoughts are with his family and friends another man taken far too young he's surly gone through the pearly gates on the zx12 by now rip now friend
19 Replies | 867 Views
» Indicators not blinking
Sep 19, 2017 - 8:39 PM - by redking
Just getting into the biking business. The indicators on my honda cbf 125 are staying solid when turned on, no flashing. Any ideas?
12 Replies | 383 Views
» Bike trousers recommendation
Sep 19, 2017 - 5:49 PM - by redking
Hey there, I'm new enough to the biking scene, only had a few lessons so far. I just wanted some opinions on what to get for some protective trousers.
I wore kevlar jeans and they seemed fairly restrictive and not to my liking.
What would be a more freely moving and if possible waterproof solution?
13 Replies | 553 Views
» Vroom vroom or splish splash
Sep 19, 2017 - 12:33 PM - by Boots2008
This would give that new Kwakker a good run for its money!! Bit slow at coming back to the start line though!! :-)
4 Replies | 367 Views
» FI light
Sep 19, 2017 - 8:43 AM - by bandit blue
noticed this morning the fI light on my gsx1400 coming on turned bike off then on again light stayed off then when twist throttle light comes back on any ideas in work so can't have a root yet thanks
6 Replies | 337 Views
» Be careful, deer about!
Sep 18, 2017 - 10:24 PM - by hornethead
Hey all,

Just a heads up to be careful of the ol deer out and about at the moment, one jumped out on me last night in the 4 wheeler and well and truly made shit of it, never seen so many panels and lights damaged. Thankfully his hair was still on the unmentionble so they believed me it was a deer, as he ran off afterwards, those antlers do some damage!

Thing is, it was the N81 out towards blessington, a very popular biking road , one i use very weekend on the bike, just be careful and aware they are out and about.
16 Replies | 630 Views
» Different clutch issue
Sep 18, 2017 - 9:52 PM - by scorpy
Seems to be all the rage so....

Shovelhead with a hydraulic conversion for the clutch. Drags a bit sometimes and neutral is a bugger to find. I've heard that the hydraulic system is supposed to be self adjusting and I haven't messed with a HD clutch before.

Will a good cleaning of the plates help? Can I actually adjust anything?

She's due an oil change. I have no idea if the primary oil and the transmission are separate or joined on this particular shovel but with the dry clutch, that wouldn't seem to be an issue.
2 Replies | 170 Views
» Though hill climb
Sep 18, 2017 - 8:44 PM - by nednedned
2 Replies | 231 Views
» And we think the justice system is bad here
Sep 18, 2017 - 6:58 PM - by blk150
This lad got thrown into jail in the UK for pulling a few wheelies

Bit of overkill i think from the UK cops. They wouldn't be as quick to throw a cage driver in jail for using a mobile whilst driving which is obviously more dangerous.
28 Replies | 1,062 Views
» BSB Silverstone and Oulton Park.
Sep 18, 2017 - 1:03 PM - by Japcati
Just back from seeing both BSB events

Silverstone was ok,but Oulton Park.....what a track for the bikes.

Thanks to all for the advice on where to watch at both tracks.

Jack Kennedy.....last to 3rd yesterday...what a ride indeed.
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16 Replies | 325 Views
» Your thoughts on KTM 950 SM
Sep 18, 2017 - 10:40 AM - by The Road Runner
Looking to hear from owners, current or previous on the carbed 950 just looking for a fun bike not for touring etc..I have ridden one and liked would be second bike so not going to be putting up big mileage, that's what the dl 650 does very well.....also like the SMT 990...budget wise 950 would suit better...
18 Replies | 594 Views
» MX Linkage Grease?
Sep 18, 2017 - 10:27 AM - by gmaneire
Hi, Im going changing the bearings on the bottom linkage below the shock of my mx yzf250 2009. What grease is best to use for the bearings or does it matter too much?
8 Replies | 286 Views
» Production Twin Master Cylinders
Sep 18, 2017 - 9:57 AM - by Jimmy16v
Picked up an SV650 production twin last week. Hoping to start racing next season!
The bike I bought has an upgraded front brake master cylinder, the lad I bought it off said they updated the regs during the season to allow for this. Had a look online and can't see anything, is this the case? Just want to be sure everything is above board
2 Replies | 207 Views
» Clutch issue...
Sep 17, 2017 - 10:28 PM - by johnny b
Has anyone come across an issue like this before?

I have adjusted this clutch every which way between the main adjustment and at the lever but can not get it perfect.

So far I have changed the clutch friction plates and springs with new Ebc plates with no difference.

Basicaly if I adjust the clutch to bite earlier in on the lever releasing then I knock it into first it creeps forward and cant get nuetral until the engine is off.

If I adjust it to bite later in the lever the creeping in first disapears and I can select neutral no problem.
The difference is that the clutch slips at higher revs when adjusted this way.

The problem is I cant get it not to do both...
Its either creeping at low revs or... [Read More]
6 Replies | 441 Views
» L.e.d headlights
Sep 17, 2017 - 6:30 PM - by r1 sean
I see you can get led h7s ect that fit straight into the socket of the old stype bulbs ,has anyone converted and if so what are they like ?
10 Replies | 696 Views


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