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» V8 2stroke
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Oct 24, 2014 - 5:35 PM - by odd leg
Anyone know if Clonroche track is open saturdays or have a number for it..?
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» Tinted visors?
Oct 24, 2014 - 3:30 PM - by blacknosugar
Hey lads what's the deal with tinted visors over here law wise?
I know they're not legal over next door in Brit-land.
I presume over here it's just a case of 'Ah sure you'll be grand!'?
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» dr650 engine swap to ccm
Oct 24, 2014 - 2:25 PM - by rugernuger1991
I'm thinking of swapping out my dr650 kick start engine to a ccm electric start, my questions are do I need the whole wiring loom 2 and will I be able to use my Dr carb and will I need to swap or be able to use other bits off my Dr on the ccm engine like the magnito?
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» dublin traffic to increase by 50,000 journeys a day in next 9 years
Oct 24, 2014 - 1:41 PM - by keep 'er lit
http://www.joe.ie/news/bad-news-if-y...traffic/472880

According to dept of transport. See alot more bikes on the road so or lot more blow ins elsewhere lol
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» Lost tax disc on the way to test centre..
Oct 24, 2014 - 8:11 AM - by ram666
Lads,

Just wasn't my day yesterday..:
I lost my tax disc on the way to do my test..
Chainguard metal piece broke..
Lost my home keys..
Lost givi box screw..

Yes, all in one day.. Even half of a day I could say.. I am glad I made it home in one piece after all this.
In any case. My question, I will be going into motortax office to get a new disc. What do I need? Do I need to go into garda first or right into motortax office?
Also, need to weld this chainguard holder metal thing back to the arm so anyone could know where I could do that quick and handy in dubland area?

Thanks all.
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» Glove tightening
Oct 23, 2014 - 8:31 PM - by allsorts&oddjobs
Hi lads, went for a bit of a spin today and when i was getting petrol i noticed that i dont ever tighten the strap on my gloves, just pull them on and off, ive read in loads of magazines about how we're supposed to tighten the glove to prevent it coming off in an accident, i just wonder how many actually do it or do most of us not bother, my gloves are tightish to pull on and off anyway so i wonder is that enough ?
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» New Break disks advice on 03 zxr 636
Oct 23, 2014 - 8:11 PM - by breathnach
Hi All
Back on a bike after a long break thanks to the generosity of the brother giving me his 03 Kawasaki zxr 636. (a model i think). Bike will be stored for the winter but i need to get a few things done to it before the summer when cash allows (valve clearance, repair small fairing crack and a good clean and polish). It is due new break disks (Jan according to the brother) on the front and when i price them on Buster they are about £153 pounds each. While i wait on Lee Honda to get to me on a price is there any point trying to source these part second hand ?.
Many thanks
Peter
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» sunflower races
Oct 23, 2014 - 7:00 PM - by dabber041
anyone know what price in on sat .
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» McConnell and Irwin eye NW200 debuts
Oct 23, 2014 - 6:50 PM - by Admin
Australian star Billy McConnell hopes to make his debut at the North-West 200 road races next May.

The recently-crowned British Supersport champion was at last year's North-West as a mechanic to Gary Johnson and Michael Rutter.

McConnell has spoken with race director Mervyn Whyte who recently visited Silverstone to sign up new riders.

Glenn Irwin from Carrickfergus, fourth behind McConnell in the Supersport series, will be competing at the NW200.

He made his road racing debut at the 2014 Ulster Grand Prix - and now wants to follow in his famous dad Alan Irwin's footsteps and compete on the north coast.

Aussie McConnell, 27, said: "I was at the North-West this year and it is a well-run meeting.

"It... [Read More]
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» Money no object.
Oct 23, 2014 - 5:16 PM - by bushman
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» xt660 ?
Oct 23, 2014 - 3:30 PM - by Gitzy
Been offered a 2010 model with Leo Vince exhaust and a set of different (I'm guessing upgraded) wheels for 2800
it's from an auction overstock place I usually buy bits and bobs for the bars from.

What are they like to live with?
I've only had a very quick spin on it and everything is as it should be
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» Three years
Oct 23, 2014 - 11:33 AM - by bushman
Ciao Marco. images.jpg
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» Bike Stolen
Oct 23, 2014 - 9:43 AM - by kenneddp
Hi Lads,

Bike was stolen this morning.

99 Yamaha R1 - Reg 99 LK 7412

I'll put up some photos now.

Since the photos the bike has had the original round exhaust can put on it.

Keep an eye out and cheers!

Click the image to open in full size.

Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
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» Wheelie Sprocket kit for me 600F2
Oct 22, 2014 - 9:36 PM - by Johnny mc
Want to start wheelies
Anyone know a good site ?






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» Kilkenny bike breakers aka Sand d motorcycles???any info??
Oct 22, 2014 - 9:04 PM - by Triumph3
Hey all just wondering does anyone know this place? The brother wants to drop down and look for a winter fixer upper. Bit wary of breakers after reading some old posts on here about certain places so want to check first.

AM NOT SAYING THIS PLACE IS SAME AS ONES IN OTHER THREADS.
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» Wanted VFR Givi Rack
Oct 22, 2014 - 5:24 PM - by Southpaw54
Anyone looking to sell a Givi pannier rack to fit VFR 800fi?
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» Speed van phibsboro rd
Oct 22, 2014 - 2:09 PM - by custom900
South bound, just opposite the fire station.
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» 2015 Nifty Fifty, Sat 21st of Feb, Mondello Park.
Oct 22, 2014 - 1:03 PM - by Sykes
2015 Nifty Fifty Update:

The first ten teams on the list have been sent their paperwork! I will be sending it out in batches of ten. Once this first lot have been fully signed up and have sent everything back the next ten will be contacted.

First Ten Teams are:

Team Cider
Waterford Honda
Peg Scrapers
Imemuri Racing
Crash Test Dummies
Sharknado Grrrrr
Team Big Test Icicles
Epic Failure
Team Homebrew
The Wildcards

Team to beat is looking like Ed Manly's again. Ed, Guy Martin, Cody Nally and James Kelly.

Ed will be setting up an autograph booth during the day, "no fat chicks" he says and James Kelly & Cody Nally will be hosting a... [Read More]
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» Suzuki GSX-R750 and 1000 recalled for defective chain adjuster
Oct 22, 2014 - 12:55 PM - by RosieJoe
Just in case you missed this:
SUZUKI is recalling certain model year GSX-R750s and GSX-R1000s over a defective chain adjuster which could cause the chain to fall off.

Recalled bikes include certain 2011-2014 GSX-R750s and 2009-2014 GSX-R1000 motorcycles, affecting 23,000 bikes in the US and 3,752 in the UK.

The Japanese firm’s summary of the recall says: ‘If a gear is missed while upshifting, the strain applied to the drive chain after the next shift may cause the rear axle to move, damaging the left-side drive chain adjuster.

‘If the drive chain adjuster gets damaged, the drive chain may come off causing
... [Read More]
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» Mondello trackday 13th october....
Oct 22, 2014 - 10:42 AM - by greengoblin
Hi lads just wondering did anyone take photos the last trackday of the season.....
3 Replies | 215 Views
» Lisburn-based Mar-Training Racing sign Yamaha roads deal
Oct 22, 2014 - 10:23 AM - by marktspud
from the beeb...

Lisburn-based Mar-Training Racing sign Yamaha roads deal
Mar-Training Racing have signed a two-year deal to become the official Yamaha UK Road Race team.

The Lisburn-based team has pulled out of the British Supersport championship, where Alastair Seeley raced their YZF-R6 Yamaha to second place this year.

Mar-Train will compete at the North West 200, Isle of Man TT, Ulster GP and selected national road races.

The team will consist of one rider and will campaign in the Supersport, Superstock and Superbike classes.

Mar-Train said they they expect to announce the name of the rider in the coming weeks.

The local team enjoyed three consecutive seasons in the British... [Read More]
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» Rossi ‘still motivated for first loser’ in MotoGP title battle
Oct 22, 2014 - 9:20 AM - by Admin
Movistar Yamaha’s Valentino Rossi is still motivated to fend off team-mate Jorge Lorenzo in the fight for second place in this year’s MotoGP title chase especially after pipping him to the post at Phillip Island last weekend.

Click the image to open in full size.
rossi, before he caught the gay

The nine-time world champion has an eight-point lead over Lorenzo with two races left to run while Dani Pedrosa is now left hoping for a Marc Marquez style mistake from the Yamaha duo... [Read More]
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» Good Samaritan on M50
Oct 22, 2014 - 8:40 AM - by DMG
Fait play to the biker who stopped on M50 this morning, southbound between Tallaght and Firhouse to help Male cager with a puncture.

All the rubbernecks slowed traffic to a crawl
12 Replies | 450 Views
» MV Dragster 800 RR
Oct 22, 2014 - 5:02 AM - by scorpy
Love it or hate it, you have to admit it's a brave design. What do you think?

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/Ne...led/?id=145251
6 Replies | 205 Views
» Where sells 5 litre cans of degreaser?
Oct 21, 2014 - 10:56 PM - by Dave_S
As above, Jizer or anything else good, bike is fecking manky, somewhere around Dublin city centre or Dundrum/Sandyford area
4 Replies | 279 Views
» Bike leathers buy before winter or hold on??
Oct 21, 2014 - 10:33 PM - by Kregiel
Hi Guys,

I've been thinking of getting a set of leathers a jacket and pants that could be zipped together for weekend blast and maybe daily commuting. I have gear I use daily so this would be in addition.

I made my mind on dainese set.

I am not in a rush or anything and my question is is it better to get something now or in 1-2 months time bearing in mind there would not be used that much or wait till new season? Dainese haev fixed prices so prices would probably ne similar etc??

Any thoughts?
Thanks
Paul
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» done it again
Oct 21, 2014 - 8:57 PM - by allsorts&oddjobs
fook me i just cant help myself, put a nice shiny bike in front of me with a for sale sign and im poking in the depths of the wallet for a few sheckles............





the cuz was selling this yoke that he just got in on a trade, 1993 pan euro with only 24,000 miles, yup 24000mls, tis very nearly mint and i dont mean dungdeal mint, i mean really nearly mint, one mark on the front mudguard and a scuff on the rightside mirror casing - thats it !!, i couldnt resist it, dont like green normally but this was too good to pass up, rides like a new bike, traded in the old pan and gave a few yoyos with it and am fookin delira, pity the weather is shite at the minute, not really getting a chance for a long spin.
cant wait for a sunny day ... [Read More]
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» Muff Vs Heated Grips
Oct 21, 2014 - 6:19 PM - by Gainzz
Handlebar muffs vs heated grips

Which is better at keeping your hands warm?
20 Replies | 606 Views
» Pit Bike Racing
Oct 21, 2014 - 5:33 PM - by Sykes
Whats all the recent fuss about Pit Bike Racing? I know its pretty bike in the States and Spain etc.

I see its starting to get big here too with some pretty big names taking part in it.

Anyone have the inside line?
15 Replies | 519 Views
» Photos : Rich-T Racing
Oct 21, 2014 - 3:45 PM - by Rambo#15
Des Mackessy (Supersport Cup #54) and I ( Pre Injection #15) plan on doing a full season in 2015 at all Irish Championship and Adelaide Masters rounds, North and South.

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... [Read More]
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» anyone ever order anything from webike?
Oct 21, 2014 - 2:55 PM - by N11 EXPRESS
Always found myself drooling over stuff on this site. Somethings can be very pricey but spotted a bargain that I want to order but have never heard of anyone ordering from it.
So hoping someone here has some good reviews.
tissues at the ready folks

http://japan.webike.net/
10 Replies | 461 Views
» Enduro riding Kerry/cork
Oct 21, 2014 - 12:03 PM - by Cnut the Great
I think I remember lads talking about enduro riding for miles
Somewhere around ballyvourney.
Any info on it? As a few of us might go for a different spin the weekend
1 Reply | 176 Views

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