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Hutchy:miracle man
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Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere
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Photorally 2016
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Yet another Insurance Post
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Just bought a classic
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IOM TT on demand
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1957 Norton Domiracer
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Aer Lingus Lids Policy
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Honda deauville 700
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Battery draining, any ideas?
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2008 Suzuki V Strom DL1000
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Arronmore island
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Bmw r1150rt 2004
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Gas gas 4stroke
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Radio TT Starts Monday 30th May
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newbie from mayo
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more comfortable bike seats
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Isle of Man TT Races 2016
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View of Kildare from Wicklow...
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Disc cleaner
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» Current Poll
Who do you think will win the Senior [multiple choice] ;
John McGuinness - 32.65%
32 Votes
Ian Hutchinson - 51.02%
50 Votes
Michael Dunlop - 35.71%
35 Votes
Bruce Anstey - 26.53%
26 Votes
Michael Rutter - 2.04%
2 Votes
William Dunlop - 5.10%
5 Votes
Connor Cummins - 7.14%
7 Votes
Peter Hickman - 8.16%
8 Votes
James Hillier - 0%
0 Votes
Gary Johnson - 1.02%
1 Vote
Derek McGee - 1.02%
1 Vote
Cameron Donald - 1.02%
1 Vote
Total Votes: 98
You may not vote on this poll.
» Thumbs up for the local autofactors
May 31, 2016 - 12:11 AM - by Blanka
I needed a battery and plugs and didn't fancy waiting for postage so I decided to pay the bit extra and get them in my local autofactors. He didn't have the battery on the shelf but he ordered it in from his supplier and it was there waiting for me the same day a few hours after I called. He also matched the internet price on the battery and the plugs were a few euro cheaper than the internet price. Can't do better than that. I'd be guilty of going to [email protected] or using online shops for the convenience of it. Mostly Irish online shops but still. The local lad down the road is worth trying. They might surprise you
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» Honda deauville 700
May 30, 2016 - 9:32 PM - by clinton
Hi guys , just wondering if anyone has experience of excessive noise coming from the gearbox or drive train of the honda deauville 700 and a way to remedy the problem , thanks in advance
0 Replies | 52 Views
» Crash repair Wicklow / South Dublin
May 30, 2016 - 8:50 PM - by T111bbo

I am relevaly new to Co. Wicklow (well last summer) and I am looking for a trust worthy and cost efficient place / person to repair my 06 Speed Four.

Back in Feb a car pulled out from a side road on the road from Kilmac to Roundwood and by taking evasive action I ended up in the ditch.

Luckily the bike wasn't too bad as I got my speed down before binning it, but my broken hand has stopped me looking at repairing the bike until recently.

I have either ordered or got most the replacement parts, but when I started stripping it down I have notice either the bar or front wheel isn't straight.

To say I am not a mechanic is an understatement and I have decided to just bite the bullet and get it sorted on the old... [Read More]
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» Anyone going to Mondello track day June 5th
May 30, 2016 - 7:38 PM - by Tazmanina
Hi to all
Just wondering if anyone going to the track day on June 5th with a van or trailer I have it booked but no insurance and if anyone going that way would you have room for another bike I'll gladly help towards fuel for car or van on the day.
I'm booked for the full day so any help would be great. I don't have pm but leave me a message and I'll get back to you

Thanks in advance
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» Urgent help needed-Ducati 848
May 30, 2016 - 7:37 PM - by Brendanmc
Hi all,I'm in serious need of a rear tail light for a Ducati 848 2008
Must be integrated with indicators and all I'm travelling tomorrow Eve to the Isle of man for the TT and my rear led light decided to crumble up inside.
No rear lights = highly frowned upon
Anybody kno where I could get my hands on one tomorrow somewhere or kno someone that knows someone I'd really appreciate some help, ferry to the Isle of Man tomorrow night so in need of a rear light,
Thanks in advance for any help,
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» Hutchy:miracle man
May 30, 2016 - 7:16 PM - by SVSean
ITV 4 @9:00 tonight, should be good.
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» Arronmore island
May 30, 2016 - 6:39 PM - by deltel
Hey guys just like to give a big shout out to these guys, Dublin family who gave up their lives to live the dream of opening up a hotel on the island of aranmore they couldn't have done more to make us 6 boisterous lads welcome this was our 2nd time back in 3 years if your looking for something different to do on your bike tour this year lads this is it
spectacular views the camera doesn't do this place justice
Here's the link to their website

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» Battery draining, any ideas?
May 30, 2016 - 5:38 PM - by jellikit
Not using the bike much at the moment so when I leave it a few days the battery is down. Not totally dead, the fuel pump switches on, and I have lights, just not enough power to start. A few hours on the optimate and its grand, fires right up and if I start it every 2nd day its fine. Charge in the battery drops after 3 or 4 days. I've been over the bike twice, can't find anything. The battery is new, reg/rec is working fine. The only thing I can think of is the pcb. It packed in a while back. I've no display at all on the clocks but would it still be drawing power or more power than it normally would than for just the time clock which is usually on? Bike is a VFR 800 fi, btw. Ta, J
11 Replies | 208 Views
» Gas gas 4stroke
May 30, 2016 - 5:31 PM - by Doc tattoo
Hey how's it goin. Recently bought a 2004 gas gas fse400 supermoto. Has electric and kick start. The electric start won't start the bike. Turning over but sounds like not sparkin. Can start on kick. Just wondering if anyone on here knows anyone that wud have a look at fixing the electric start for me. Cheers. I'm in the Dublin area but am will to drop it to Somone that can fix them. Thanks again. Doc
0 Replies | 62 Views
» Crush washer for banjo bolt brake lines
May 30, 2016 - 4:58 PM - by myfirstyamaha
Brake line bolt...
Anyone know the size of the crush washers on the front caliper for a gsxr 750 Srad?
Is it an m10?
12 Replies | 153 Views
» IOM TT on demand
May 30, 2016 - 3:30 PM - by dd1985

May be of interest to a few people - an online option to view, if like me you struggle to get itv4
5 Replies | 200 Views
» Aer Lingus Lids Policy
May 30, 2016 - 1:30 PM - by SVSean
Afternoon chaps and chapesses.
My other half is flying over to the TT and wants to bring her lid on the plane. She has been told that it will have to go in as checked luggage at at cost of €50 (the robbin' bastards). Does anyone have any experience taking a lid on board an aer lingus flight or any idea how to get around the problem.
Thanks in advance.
24 Replies | 636 Views
» more comfortable bike seats
May 30, 2016 - 1:19 PM - by Sam Faull
so i bought a bike there in galway (gsxr 600)

rode it back and after about 40 minutes my arse was screamin.

had to take a few breaks but made it in the end.

ive no experience with buying custom seats so im here for some advice.

are there any irish companies that can make my seat or a new seat for my bike that youd recommend? dont really want to order online without knowing it'l be good

thanks in advance
9 Replies | 299 Views
» Trip to Assen, what gear to wear
May 30, 2016 - 12:57 PM - by cb400sf
All right Lads,
Heading over to the Moto GP in Assen at the end of June. I am wondering what gear to wear. I have a choice of RST gimps with removable winter liner, a 2 Piece Richa Leathers or a new 1 Piece Richa Leathers. I have a set of Richa rain warrior over jacket and pants as wet gear. My RST gear is a good few years old and are a bit leaky now so will have to bring the wet over jacket and pants whether I wear leathers or gimps.
So what would you suggest - gimps or Leathers (one or two piece?
4 Replies | 140 Views
» Roof desmo
May 30, 2016 - 12:55 PM - by menapia dude
well folks im thinking about buying a roof desmo or similar any of ye here got one and what are they like, and anyone got similar ?
2 Replies | 140 Views
» View of Kildare from Wicklow Mountains?
May 30, 2016 - 12:38 PM - by mullins07
I am looking for a good accessible viewing point anywhere on the Wicklow (or Dublin) mountains for a view / photos of Kildare.

The top of Kippure looks good but I see there is a barrier preventing access to the mast at the top. You can hardly get around it on a bike?

Also, Three Rock Mountain would be good but seems to be a hike up to it. Not sure if you can see Kildare from there either.

Surely there is some mountain on the western side of the range with a good viewing point westwards that I don't have to leave the bike and go walking?

Doesn't have to be a main road. An oul lane or anything will do me as long as it's drivable.
2 Replies | 201 Views
» waterproof pod filters or covers
May 30, 2016 - 12:19 PM - by sharpbikes
anyone know where id get waterproof pod filters for bandit 1200 carbs? or even covers for pod filters?

thanks in advance
2 Replies | 109 Views
» And yet another Insurance query - who's good for adding a Vintage/Classic ?
May 30, 2016 - 12:01 PM - by -alan-
Sorry for the proliferation of insurance posts lads, but I've got to renew and try to add a 2nd bike to the policy - a '72 Vintage machine.

I'm with Carole Nash, and got the familiar 'advance notice/reminder we'll automatically renew if we don't hear from you call on Friday'.

Before I start ringing round haggling, any pointers for companies who'll look favourably on adding a classic - or should I just get prices for the two separately to avoid being shafted altogether ?
4 Replies | 132 Views
» Yet another Insurance Post
May 30, 2016 - 11:17 AM - by ehonda
Just renewed so thought I would share my outcome for people with renewal dates up.

2 Bikes, Bros and a VFR400. No NCB, Full licence only a couple months.

Was in a pinch as was going on a spin and realised my insurance was expired the night before.

Rang Adelaide, quoted 620 fully comp for both bikes with an open drive with the poxy caveat that It will only cover bikes of the same cc or less.

Rang Carole Nash who I have a soon to be ending policy with. Very nice to deal with but did have to go through all the details of both bikes for him to say he will have to ring me back the systems are down (when they finally got back to... [Read More]
11 Replies | 323 Views
» She melted all over my pipe and now she's stuck there!
May 30, 2016 - 9:10 AM - by dsob80
Lads, another problem with the bike. As the title suggests, my supposedly heat proof motorbike cover has melted onto the exhaust of the new (to-me) bike. I've used this same cover for years and have always put it on the bike straight after a spin but it has stuck to the exhaust pipe of the new bike. Any tips for removing melted stuff from a shiny chrome exhaust end can?
7 Replies | 321 Views
» Wanted : Loan of a GoPro
May 30, 2016 - 6:38 AM - by Cnut the Great
Is there anyone that has a GoPro they aren't using and wouldn't mind giving me a loan of it? Want it for race week at TT. I have a mount on helmet and SD card.
If ANY damage whatsoever happens up buy it.
Thanks in advance Frank
3 Replies | 315 Views
» 50k foe an electric bike!
May 29, 2016 - 6:32 PM - by Simba
3 Replies | 221 Views
» We can't slag the Harley heads anymore......
May 29, 2016 - 1:49 PM - by My First Suzuki
There really IS a Massey bike

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... [Read More]
11 Replies | 574 Views
» Anyone out west have an impact wrench?
May 29, 2016 - 1:04 PM - by eirehead
Hi guys. Having a lovely day here trying to get my front sprocket off. Biggest problem is that the rear brake is too weak to hold the wheel, needs another rebuild i think. Does anyone from Galway to Limerick have an impact wrench I could borrow? Cheers.
18 Replies | 428 Views
» Feds over The Gap
May 29, 2016 - 11:58 AM - by cracker boy
Beware, there is an unmarked 131D Silver Ford Focus saloon patrolling the Hollywood to Laragh road.
Occupants in plain clothes but deffo feds looking for mischief.
44 Replies | 1,857 Views
» Radio TT Starts Monday 30th May
May 29, 2016 - 10:43 AM - by VJMC
FYI, its a good station and one can listen to live racing if one wishes to do so etc.... enjoy

And then there is the website also for yizzers with all sorts of info

Should be good
7 Replies | 218 Views
» Irish bike licence for a French
May 29, 2016 - 10:10 AM - by Bertrand

I'm French I'm 27 years old, living to France currently and I will come to Ireland to August for my work (for 2 years minimum). I have the driver licence for cars in France and I would like pass the bike driver licence now but in France it's so long ... I haven't the time in 2 mounths.

If someone can help me... please my questions are :

- What is the process to Ireland for a foreigner ?

- How is the test ? (theoric part ? exam ? ect ...)

- And the approximate price ?

I'm sorry my English is not perfect maybe there are lot of mistakes.

Bike is a dream for me, could you... [Read More]
11 Replies | 347 Views
» quest channels bike morning
May 29, 2016 - 8:56 AM - by Hondapanfan
For anyone not out spinning, quest Chanel had twist the throttle spotlight on R1
Then another and a ultimate biker challenge at twelve.
Goof Sunday mornings chowdown
3 Replies | 164 Views
» Disc cleaner
May 28, 2016 - 9:56 PM - by jimd10
Well lads
My front rim is off being painted and I would like to clean up the two discs.
They are off a 99 pan (dont know if they are original ones) but they are fairly manky.What do you guys use to clean the crap off brake discs?
14 Replies | 378 Views
» NCB lapsed
May 28, 2016 - 9:10 PM - by marky
So I've been a lazy / busy f*cker for a couple of years and the Gixxer has been sitting up gathering dust. I know, I know. . .

Decided to get back on it and called Adelaide. I had been insured with them for a few years before taking the break. Nice guy named Ryan told me I was 2 years and 18 days uninsured and that my 4 years NCB lapsed after 2 years...he said he'd go talk to RSA to see if they'd insure me.

He said that without the NCB there was no way they'd insure me on a GSXR 1000. He called back to say RSA were happy to cover me. He'd already quoted me a nice price for fully comp so we did the deal.

Is the 2 years NCB lapsing thing standard, yeah? I hadn't been clued into it at all.
4 Replies | 317 Views
» TT game to be launched 2017!!!!
May 28, 2016 - 8:53 PM - by N11 EXPRESS
It's about time!

The Isle of Man Government Department of Economic Development has reached an agreement with leading French based publisher Bigben Interactive to exclusively produce, under global licence, a new motorbike video game dedicated to the TT Races, titled ‘TT Isle Of Man – Ride on the Edge.’

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... [Read More]
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» Brake Discs Warped?
May 28, 2016 - 8:41 PM - by Biker Joe
Hoping someone on here might be able to help me,

I have a 07 VFR800 VTEC with combined braking and I'll be honest and admit I'm a bit of a fair weather biker.

Anyway a few weeks ago I went for a spin up the country for a night after the bike had been sitting in a shed/garage for the winter ( in my defence I did take it out the odd day but never a lengthy spin).

After about 25mins I was coming into a roundabout at a fair rate of knots and when I started braking I felt a shudder through the bars and at the same time I was braking I was going down through the gearbox, when I changed down to 3rd I felt what was like an extra shudder and a screech noise? It happened again that day and on my way home the next day happened again!

Went... [Read More]
5 Replies | 301 Views
» Live timing board for TT
May 28, 2016 - 6:59 PM - by mayobiker It needs your email address and your name to log on....Its up and running now
1 Reply | 159 Views


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