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Old 15th July 2017, 08:25 PM
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Default TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

I dont have a centre stand on my GSX 600F.
Would it be safe to use Tarbert Ferry?
do they provide straps to anchor the bike?

Brought the bike from the UK on the ferry with no problem, but then again its a big ship that probably doesn't bounce around as much as a small ferry and the bike was strapped down.

Thinking of doing loop head, Clare coast up as far as Ballyvaughan and back again to north Cork tomorrow. Ferry would save me a lot of time if I could use it.
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Old 15th July 2017, 08:35 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Originally Posted by efanton
I dont have a centre stand on my GSX 600F.
Would it be safe to use Tarbert Ferry?
do they provide straps to anchor the bike?

Brought the bike from the UK on the ferry with no problem, but then again its a big ship that probably doesn't bounce around as much as a small ferry and the bike was strapped down.

Thinking of doing loop head, Clare coast up as far as Ballyvaughan and back again to north Cork tomorrow. Ferry would save me a lot of time if I could use it.
don't need it, sidestand and leave it in first gear, ferry is very stable, hardly feel movement generally unless stormy conditions.
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Old 15th July 2017, 08:36 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Originally Posted by allsorts&oddjobs
don't need it, sidestand and leave it in first gear, ferry is very stable, hardly feel movement generally unless stormy conditions.
Thanks, wasnt sure so best to check.
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Old 15th July 2017, 08:57 PM
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No bother at all .
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Old 15th July 2017, 09:30 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Stay sitting on the bike - youll be grand.

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Old 15th July 2017, 10:23 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

its very smooth......no fear of it....i ve seen every kind of bike on that ferry.... no sports bike has a cente stand...
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Old 15th July 2017, 10:45 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Have had at least 8 bikes on that boat and never used a centre stand even if I had it..🖒
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Old 15th July 2017, 11:10 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Originally Posted by Interceptor
Stay sitting on the bike - youll be grand.

'cptr
What ? And miss the onboard movie.
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Old 15th July 2017, 11:17 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

20 mins or so crossing and tomorrow is promised ok as said keep in gear and you'll be grand
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Old 15th July 2017, 11:34 PM
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If you stay sitting on the bike you ll miss the duty free
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Old 16th July 2017, 05:31 AM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Stay away from the Bar on that ferry. It's a ripoff.
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Old 16th July 2017, 06:51 AM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Originally Posted by Interceptor
Stay sitting on the bike - youll be grand.

'cptr
Ah no!

There's an exceptionally good Starbucks on board with exquisite ham & cheese croissants (or should one say "le croissant avec fromage et jambon") when paired with a deliciously frothed cappuccino greatly eases the chagrin experienced during the long tedious passage....


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Old 16th July 2017, 07:49 AM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Originally Posted by Dirtyshirt
Stay away from the Bar on that ferry. It's a ripoff.
Thats Kerry prices for you, everything is a ripoff!
Things are cheaper in Clare.
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Old 16th July 2017, 10:34 AM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Originally Posted by johnny b
Thats Kerry prices for you, everything is a ripoff!
Things are cheaper in Clare.
Up the Banner
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Old 16th July 2017, 11:28 AM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Originally Posted by johnny b
Thats Kerry prices for you, everything is a ripoff!
Things are cheaper in Clare.
They change prices halfway across..
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Old 16th July 2017, 12:50 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Don't forget about the time difference
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Old 16th July 2017, 01:01 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Originally Posted by cracker boy
Don't forget about the time difference
...and your passport, they don't let just anyone into the kingdom.
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Old 16th July 2017, 03:05 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Also, beware, Cecil is on holidays and I think he is vacationing in the tarbert ferry toilets.
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Old 16th July 2017, 05:00 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Theres toilets?, i usually piss over the side.!!
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Old 16th July 2017, 05:10 PM
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Default Re: TARBERT FERRY - no centre stand?

Originally Posted by allsorts&oddjobs
Theres toilets?, i usually piss over the side.!!
Hope you do it on the Kerry side?
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