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Tool chest
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Anyone know this CBR
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Yamaha YZ250F Heavy Clutch
by pandy
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Yesterday 10:45 PM
2016 Nifty Fifty
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Yesterday 10:43 PM
Dungdeal laughs
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Yesterday 10:23 PM
Bike 750+ 3-4k?
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Yesterday 09:50 PM
2nd spin in 6yrs.
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Yesterday 09:27 PM
CBR954 Bits
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Yesterday 08:46 PM
Hi..............
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Pics: Bike Pic of the Month...
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Tight spot in chain.
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Wiring new rear LED indicators
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Jc Motors, USA
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Aprilia rsv R
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Water Transfer
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Upright Commuter 1000cc
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buying parts
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******bikes for swap******
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Triumph Sprint Rs
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12th February 2016 11:12 PM
Foam off intercom mic WANTED
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12th February 2016 11:10 PM
XJR for sale across the pond
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12th February 2016 10:55 PM
kx 85 sw
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Mileage...
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12th February 2016 10:12 PM
Me new yoke
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12th February 2016 08:28 PM
helmet & leathers cover...
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12th February 2016 08:25 PM
zzr14 seat.
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12th February 2016 08:17 PM
Galway Cycle for DSI
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KTM Adventure 990R or not?
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12th February 2016 08:06 PM
Tank cover Pan 1100
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12th February 2016 08:01 PM
New To Site?
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12th February 2016 07:59 PM
Good painter and decal work in...
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Photorally 2016
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12th February 2016 07:58 PM
Motorbike trailer
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12th February 2016 07:55 PM
Rent - A - Bike
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12th February 2016 07:38 PM
the Irish Motorcyclist of the Year?
by acdc
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12th February 2016 05:50 PM
Rough ferry crossing..
by roryf
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12th February 2016 05:27 PM
Stopping Distance reference for...
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12th February 2016 05:11 PM
Helmet buying via post
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12th February 2016 04:15 PM
scooter hell.aprilia Atlantic!!!!
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12th February 2016 04:13 PM
My new Toy
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12th February 2016 03:55 PM
Foreigner Joining!
by PaulVL
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12th February 2016 03:54 PM
Hello There!!
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12th February 2016 03:16 PM
» Current Poll
Wet or Dry
Wet - 51.19%
43 Votes
Dry - 22.62%
19 Votes
Moist - 9.52%
8 Votes
Inclement - 16.67%
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Total Votes: 84
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» Buying with no logbook or reg
Feb 13, 2016 - 11:37 PM - by adam500
Seen a nice pheonix 125 goin cheap. Non runner, im thinkin battery or relay. Anyway looks decent but.....No log book , and No regplate.

Obviously i willcheck with motor tax office and guards about the bike, but will i need the logbook to tax it? Plus how would i go about registering it and getting number plates
3 Replies | 116 Views
» Tool chest
Feb 13, 2016 - 8:31 PM - by rhinos
Any decent tool chests out there around the 100 Mark?

Seen this in halfo rds earlier seemed like decent value. Wasn't properly put together in the shop couldn't get an idea how sturdy it'd be. Any one have one? Or other suggestions

http://www.halfords.ie/webapp/wcs/st...&storeId=11101
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» I didn't buy a gixxer 750......
Feb 13, 2016 - 8:31 PM - by Airmax is gay
I bought this instead......

Temptation got the better of me this morning. I texted the lad who owns it. Then for safetys sake I said I'd better ring him too. Then, in the interest of science I thought I'd take a look. It was then I realised I'd subconciously withdrawn a large sum of money from the "new house" fund....befor I even knew what happened I was doing highly illegal speeds in County Kerry on a mint 2006 Yamaha R1.......


Herself said its gonna be the worst Valentines day ever.....

... [Read More]
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» 2nd spin in 6yrs.
Feb 13, 2016 - 7:56 PM - by patz
Well all, got out today for a decent spin and getting to grips with the rsvr. Much happier feel on it today , not quite getting the knee down but much more comfortable.

All in all the one thing I realised today that I had forgotten about was the comradery among bikers and people who are bikers but are unfortunately stuck in a cage . The amount of acknowledgement from fellow bikers and those not fortunate to be on their bikes was mad .
It was a great to get a wave or a nod off total strangers.
Delighted with meself today ......A big happy spa when I got home
Ah the joys of it all... [Read More]
5 Replies | 202 Views
» Wiring new rear LED indicators
Feb 13, 2016 - 7:10 PM - by davcayman
Hi, complete newbie on making mods. Bought rear fender eliminator kit and replacement LED indicators. What's best approach to wiring? Snip off existing connectors of OEM indicators and license plate light or buy new connectors? Other alternatives is find a wiring harness to connect new indicator cables to. Where could I buy new connectors or a wiring harness in Dublin? Thanks
3 Replies | 77 Views
» Goodbye Deuville, Hello Blackbird
Feb 13, 2016 - 6:37 PM - by RODDY500
Thanks lads for all the suggestions for an upgrade. I put the Deuville on Dungdeal on tuesday morning and it was gone that night.
Brought home the new "Bird" today
Would post a pic if I new how to do it!
8 Replies | 244 Views
» Yamaha YZ250F Heavy Clutch
Feb 13, 2016 - 4:39 PM - by pandy
I have a 06 Yamaha YZ250F. The clutch is unbelievably hard in it. It operates perfectly just extremely tough to pull in.

I changed the clutch springs for new ones.
New clutch cable.

I pulled apart the casings and push rod assembly. No wear on any of the rods and not bent. Whole assmebly seems smooth and unhindered with the side casings off.

Any suggestions appreciated
8 Replies | 195 Views
» Tight spot in chain.
Feb 13, 2016 - 3:51 PM - by chrismon
Cleaning the chain there and noticed a tight spot.
Hit it with a bit of wd40 and tried again.
Not a mive move outa her.
Any tips to free it?
3 Replies | 258 Views
» Dungdeal laughs
Feb 13, 2016 - 1:08 PM - by patod02703
What did we do before we had the Deal of Dung to entertain us?

For example:

http://www.donedeal.ie/scooters-for...ooter/11530536

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I dunno about that- all these pics tell me is the headlight works....

And then there is this "classic" bike: I quote from the ad
"The motorbike is qualified old-timer in hungary,witch is an exam based on the requirements of fia (Federation Internationale De Lautomobile). It is regarded as a museal piece in all any country"
... [Read More]
12 Replies | 485 Views
» Slick new helmet cam package - looks better than GoPro and Drift Ghost S
Feb 13, 2016 - 10:43 AM - by davcayman
Check out Fusar, new helmet cam with Bluetooth head set and wrist/handlebar control. Looks to be a great alternative to the chunky GoPro.

MOBILE APP ALLOWS YOU TO TRACK AND SHARE YOUR RIDES, CHAT WITH FRIENDS VIA PUSH-TO-TALK (PTT) COMMS, ALERT LOVED ONES OF AN EMERGENCY, AND SHARE ORIGINAL PHOTO AND VIDEO CONTENT IN REAL TIME

Checkout http://twitter.com/davcayman/status/698455290098905089
2 Replies | 268 Views
» Water Transfer
Feb 13, 2016 - 12:12 AM - by doohanno1
Reading a few threads about water transfer..
Just wondering if a set of wheels were done with this process would it be possible to polish the rims without destroying the finish.?
3 Replies | 245 Views
» buying parts
Feb 12, 2016 - 10:10 PM - by thecube1
had a search and cant find anything.
i have bought a 2001 600 bandit with dodgy brakes and need seals, do i have to order off the net or can i order local?
i am in cork and would rather sp[end my money in Ireland.
4 Replies | 213 Views
» Classic superbike class question
Feb 12, 2016 - 9:42 PM - by Tommybyrne
Just a quick question to anyone who mite know . I have a 1994 vfr 750 lying up for the last 6 years and am gonna restore it and make a track day bike and was just wondering if it would be eligible for the classic superbike class . I know it won't be competitive but be good fun . Not sure what the rules for the class are so any info be very much appreciated. Thanks.
6 Replies | 282 Views
» Bimota Z
Feb 12, 2016 - 8:57 PM - by the landshark
Thinking of taking the plunge on this
What do ye think?
Click the image to open in full size.
http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C687011
25 Replies | 654 Views
» the Irish Motorcyclist of the Year?
Feb 12, 2016 - 5:50 PM - by acdc
got an email off cornmarket today, tis on tonight on setanta ireland at 10:30
if anyone is interested
0 Replies | 135 Views
» helmet & leathers cover ????????
Feb 12, 2016 - 4:41 PM - by rugernuger1991
is it worth getting helmet and leathers cover from carole nash ? just bought new gear few days ago and was thinking of getting them covered with c&n anyone else have it worth getting in the event of something happening easy to deal with in the event of a claim gear wasnt mad expensive but still cost nearly 900 so dont wanna be dishing out that kinda mula anytime soon for gear
5 Replies | 270 Views
» 2008 Ninja 250R Service Manual
Feb 12, 2016 - 1:39 PM - by chrismcg89
Hi All,

Finally managed to purchase me first bike, went for a 2008 Ninja 250

However, the first thing it needs is a bloody good service. I'd be handy enough with a set a spanners so want to give it a go meself.

I'm also a cheap c**t, so don't want to buy a service manual to guide me through.

Would anyone on here have a PDF version of the service manual or haynes manual that they would be willing to share?

Cheers,
Chris
4 Replies | 194 Views
» IOM TT - Michael Dunlop to ride Hawk Racing BMW Superbike at TT 2016
Feb 12, 2016 - 1:20 PM - by Admin
Leicestershire based Hawk Racing has confirmed that Michael Dunlop will race for the team at the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy. The team made the announcement in London at the MCN Motorcycle show at Excel today.

Click the image to open in full size.

Eleven-time TT Race winner Dunlop, 26, will again ride the BMW S1000 RR Superbike on which he dominated the 2014 TT Races, which included a Superbike and Senior TT double.

Dunlop’s 2015 TT campaign... [Read More]
9 Replies | 507 Views
» Rent - A - Bike
Feb 12, 2016 - 12:30 PM - by Snurger
Howye lads,

I have a bit of a dillema.

I am currently bikeless and have been for the last 6 months. I had to sell the last bike I had to free up some cash as I have been working for myself for the last 8/9 months and I basically needed the cash to invest into my new business.

So here it is, last week I was offered a new job with a great company in town that I just couldnt refuse so I accepted it. I am starting at the beginning of March and Im over the bleedin moon

My dillema is that getting to this place is an absolute pain in the gee and im desperate to pick myself up a bike to get me in every day. Due to lack of funds at... [Read More]
8 Replies | 533 Views
» Advice on buying a new touring bike
Feb 12, 2016 - 11:16 AM - by Rebecca85
Hi there
I currently own an old goldwing that I purchased two years ago and I wasn't sure if I'd like a bike of this size. But I love it and I am now thinking of buying a new touring bike and would love a new goldwing but its out of my price range. So I was thinking along the lines of the baby goldwing ctx 1300, or the bmw k1600 gtl/GT. I'd love to hear from anyone who owned one of these as well as anyone who has had or knows of good feed back on another make of tourer. I travel 1200km per week 90% on motorway and the rest on secondary roads. My main must have is protection from the Irish weather, radio, top box and saddlebags & possibly a bike that can pull a trailer. Iv had a Harley in the past and don't think I'd buy another one. This choice of bike will be new and the last... [Read More]
38 Replies | 1,057 Views
» My new Toy
Feb 12, 2016 - 12:56 AM - by docjonty
Lovely old SRAD 600 , in rude health.

Needs a bit of a cosmetic tidy , but the important bits are all in fine fettle.
Nicely firm and damped forks (recently serviced) and new (old) shock
Decent brakes and all straight.

Looking forward to getting back out on track and "easing" myself in with a 600 after crashing last year.
In the meantime, my GSXR1000 will live again....just a few wee jobs left to do.

Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
3 Replies | 388 Views
» scooter hell.aprilia Atlantic!!!!
Feb 11, 2016 - 10:37 PM - by collyzxr
Hi lads,right I have this thing in my garage for front end rebuild.the forks are pitted and leaking oil.anyway so I have it all apart bar the spring it still inside the crome stanchion.it has a plastic cap at the top witch I cant get out and have no idea how it come out.please help.
5 Replies | 297 Views
» Me new yoke
Feb 11, 2016 - 9:56 PM - by tigger
Got my new MT-09 Tracer today,
Only got about an hours spin today in the dry rest was pissing down very enjoyable though.
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45 Replies | 874 Views
» BSB Moto 3 Calling for young Irish rider!!
Feb 11, 2016 - 9:39 PM - by Baylon McCaughey
1 Reply | 202 Views
» Bonneville Street Twin launch
Feb 11, 2016 - 8:18 PM - by Erolek
Just back from the launch of the new Bonneville Street Twin in Dublin Triumph.

Tea, coffee, cupcakes and the concealed silhouettes:
Click the image to open in full size.

After a brief promo talk the new Bonnies were unveiled. There were 3 models to play around with - cranberry red, silver and matt black. Silver could be started and messed around a bit (no driving though).

Quick comparison with current Bonneville - much comfier seat, tank seems to be a little bit higher, very clean looking... [Read More]
28 Replies | 771 Views
» Importing from U.K
Feb 11, 2016 - 7:31 PM - by adam500
Contemplating importing a bike from the U.K , completely new to this, just wondering if anyone can tell me what documents i will need to bring it on the ferry? Also what the seller would need to do? Thanks in advance
11 Replies | 299 Views
» Touch up paint
Feb 11, 2016 - 6:41 PM - by r1 sean
Where would I get touch up paint for black wheels ?
5 Replies | 207 Views
» Rough ferry crossing..
Feb 11, 2016 - 6:40 PM - by roryf
Glad I wasn't on board for this one - check your insurance if buying abroad..

http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0211/767303-irish-ferries/
14 Replies | 656 Views
» Good painter and decal work in Dublin?
Feb 11, 2016 - 5:04 PM - by Japcati
As above,looking for a good quality painter who can spray paint and do some decals for me on the R1.
Can anyone recommend a good person to do it,has to be top quality workmanship.

Contacted Dream Machine paint in the UK over my bike.
They told me that the front oem screen was painted,so its not a sticker or decal.
They told me about 8 weeks waiting time to spray the new double screen.Id need to send the nosecone of the bike over to them too,so thats not an option.

Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
16 Replies | 501 Views
» Foam off intercom mic WANTED
Feb 11, 2016 - 4:36 PM - by Nareik
As title lads. The foam has gone missing off my Chinese buyee bluetooth mic piece. Would anyone have an old one lying around I can have please??
9 Replies | 290 Views
» Powder coasting in Tallagh
Feb 11, 2016 - 1:58 PM - by livefastrideslow
can anyone recommend a place to me?
Somewhere that does small bits for small prices
18 Replies | 468 Views
» XJR for sale across the pond
Feb 11, 2016 - 1:38 PM - by Bon Scott
Savage. Couple of nice yolks in there stock.

http://www.sargentsofsussex.co.uk/29...l-2003-03-reg/
16 Replies | 407 Views

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