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» ECU flash
May 31, 2017 - 7:42 PM - by jp biker
Well lads what's the story with an ecu custom flash ?
Is it worth getting done on a zx6r ? And would there be much of a difference on the bike after wards ?
Or would you need a power commander on it aswell ?
Thanks
3 Replies | 356 Views
» Dublin Port Tunnel Speed Limit Enforcement From Midnight
May 31, 2017 - 7:05 PM - by Chris.D R33
Speed limit in port tunnel will be enforced from midnight tonight using average speed cameras
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» Force fed coffee by RSA Nazis
May 31, 2017 - 6:24 PM - by Mr Chimpo
The RSA in conjunction with Applegreen petrol stations nationwide are giving sleepy snoozy snooze drivers free coffee from this Friday to Bank Holiday Monday, between 2pm - 8pm as part of their 'Lets get Ireland Pissing' Campaign. If you take a photo of yourself drinking, you can win €100 Applegreen voucher by posting same to #StopSipSleep ...although how you sleep after drinking coffee may be debateable
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» Loctite 243
May 31, 2017 - 2:03 PM - by nednedned
Do many of yous use it on the front sprocket nut/bolt.
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» Looking for a new machine
May 31, 2017 - 1:37 PM - by knightrider
I am on the look out for a new bike but getting a headache scrolling through donedeal and adverts. I will take a trip to one or two bike shops next week to get a better idea but does anyone have any suggestions? I just got rid of a GSX1100f and looking to get something similar in size, have around 4 - 5k spending money.

have my eye on a lovely busa on donedeal but petrol and insurance money has me in two minds. Any suggestions?
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» zzr 1200 brake pulse/judder help
May 31, 2017 - 11:31 AM - by kawman
Well lads,

God damn bike is wrecking my head,short story i need help from a someone that might have a zzr 1200 to help me solve a problem.

Im getting awful brake pulse in the front end,not brake judder,im sure its not a warped disc,so far ive done the headstock bearings,wheel bearings and changed the fork oil,the discs are EBC and dont have much milage,maybe 4000k.

I just want to put a wheel from someones bike on the front of mine to eliminate the discs and other wheel problems,i know it sounds desperate but i dont want to fork out big money on discs for nothing.

Im thinking the headstock on the bike might be damaged as theres wear on the underside of the headstock due to previous ejet running the headstock bearings to... [Read More]
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» Where to buy best Almax alternative in Dublin
May 31, 2017 - 9:09 AM - by guriek
Hi, I'm looking to buy an Almax, but I don't have credit card available to buy online, only cash. I know they are sold only online, so looking to buy the best alternative from a store.

Which​ one should I go to? Megabikes seems to have Oxford, awful reviews, and Cotters has Abus and Kryptonite on the online shop but not sure if they have stock.

I'll have the bike next week and was thinking on going this Saturday. I don't have means of transportation yet that's why haven't checked personally yet 😐
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» How do you check if an Optimate is working properly?
May 30, 2017 - 10:59 PM - by -alan-
Connected an old Optimate charger to the bike battery today. The two lights on it lit up, suggesting that (a) it is connected and (b) the voltage across the terminals is 12.8V or greater.

When I put a multimeter across the battery on its own, I got a reading of 13.6V - but yet when I connect the Optimate, I get exactly the same 13.6V reading

I'd have thought the voltage would be higher - somewhere up round the 14V mark, similar to the bike's own charging system. Wondering now if it's working at all. Is there anything you could measure in terms of current or voltage to see if the charger is working the way it should ?
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» Lta 50
May 30, 2017 - 9:05 PM - by LTA50
am just after staring to rebuild my daughters 02 lta50 have it totally stripped and nearly ready for primer,i will add pic,

i stripped the head to find the piston and barrol not very healthy so am looking for a total top end rebuild kit in ireland or uk can anyone help me??? i am guessing the 2 stroke feeder has not been working or blocked so am thinking bout making it premix when i put back together any taughts??or could i just get a oversized piston as my daught needs more power

which loeads me to this,

wats the best and wats the most power can be got out of this engine not a lot i know but every little helps lol

anyone know where i get new plastics or good second hand ones as mine not good , i have started sanding them but its... [Read More]
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» Importing a Bike from Holland
May 30, 2017 - 8:40 PM - by thetraveller
Usually buy in the Uk so am happy with the VRT procedure but has anyone imported a motorbike from Holland. Bike documents will be in dutch. Will I have a problem with the people in the VRT office.
4 Replies | 388 Views
» full bike test
May 30, 2017 - 8:11 PM - by fireBlade 97
the fooking nerves i got word of me full test today.i will be doing it early in july .i am doing it in carlow can someone tell me who be the best instructor to go with for a lesson or two and pretest.thankyou
12 Replies | 381 Views
» The Perfect Lap ITV4 9pm
May 30, 2017 - 6:47 PM - by ENGLISH
Historic TT action - tonight (Tuesday)
9 Replies | 452 Views
» 03/04 vs 05/06 vs 07/08 CBR600RR
May 30, 2017 - 6:41 PM - by Fred Flinstone
The 05/06 CBR600RRs have USD forks, added midrange and less weight compared to 03/04.

Anyone ridden both generations and able to notice the difference?

All the reviews claim that the 07/08 generation were the best ones, before emission rules cut the top end power, but prices seem to be a lot higher.

Not sure someone who's never had a sportbike before will appreciate the differences. I know they'll all blow away the CB500 I've got at the moment...
10 Replies | 447 Views
» Fairings / replacements
May 30, 2017 - 1:16 PM - by DarrenR1
Hi All,
Wondering can anyone point me in the right direction, took a spill off the bike a few weeks back, nothing major however fairings will need replacing.
There must be someone in the country who can either supply or supply and fit a set of fairings for a bike. Anyone know anyone? (2007 R1)
Cheers,
Darren
3 Replies | 305 Views
» Panhead Chop
May 30, 2017 - 12:38 PM - by Fledermaus
First ever hardtail Chop.
'52 Panhead motor,Paughco frame.
Few mixed vintage HD bits throughout,but mostly 'custom' bits.
It's got an interesting history too.
Currently a non runner,but I'm sure it's only through idleness for a few years.
Hopefully I'll have it sorted easily enough,condition wise,it looks better in the photos than it really is.
Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
14 Replies | 396 Views
» Vrt
May 30, 2017 - 12:38 PM - by jp biker
lads i know this question being asked loads of time but here goes,
do i need a bill with name and address on it for the purpose of proof of address or would a bank statement be enough with name and address on it ?

and can bike be driven while im waiting on my date with them ???

thanks
8 Replies | 278 Views
» BSB 2017 - Haslam explains how WorldSBK wildcard boosts BSB charge
May 30, 2017 - 11:20 AM - by Admin
Leon Haslam says his World Superbike wildcard outing at Donington Park will strengthen his MCE British Superbike title fight for JG Speedfit Kawasaki.

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Haslam secured an impressive second place finish in race one at Donington Park for Puccetti Kawasaki on his World Superbike wildcard outing – the first wildcard rider to rostrum since Max Biaggi for Aprilia in 2015 at Sepang – but his race weekend ended on a sour note when he was bumped off on lap two of the second race in a clash with Leandro... [Read More]
0 Replies | 154 Views
» Jacket Repair - Dublin South
May 30, 2017 - 10:37 AM - by spray____
Jacket cuff has started coming apart. The zipper is tearing away from the sleeve, as the metal snap has broken off and the zipper is taking the load.

Can anyone recommend a place, preferably somewhere near the N11? Seem to having a hard time finding someone who can do the metal snaps. Everyone wants to put a piece of velcro on it, and I have no faith that that will have any strength, especially if it gets wet.
3 Replies | 206 Views
» Moto GP Groupon Deals
May 30, 2017 - 9:04 AM - by manbearpig
Hey lads,

Just a heads up on the groupon deals on at the minute:

https://www.groupon.ie/deals/ga-inde...e-holidays-213

Might be of interest

PS: Is this actually a good price or just alright?
12 Replies | 408 Views
» Hayden's Final Ride.....
May 30, 2017 - 5:04 AM - by Earache
9 Replies | 557 Views
» Stem swap
May 29, 2017 - 11:06 PM - by liam222
Hi all , would any one know of an engineering shop that would do a stem swap for me . I'm looking to do a front end swap on an 82 cb900f...... and I've a 96 zx7r front end I want to fit...... any information would be much appreciated
0 Replies | 128 Views
» gear indicator
May 29, 2017 - 9:02 PM - by vinny22
hi there i bought a heal tech gi pro x type gear indicator for my cbr600f3 track bike but the problem is the harness i only have the one the plugs in from the top the engine i have nothing to go to the other side the harness cause i have no speedo on the bike only rev counter i splice the wire on the ecu the green and yellow any help please
2 Replies | 205 Views
» enduro,supermoto,motocross,scrambler ???
May 29, 2017 - 9:02 PM - by galway86
ok the gsxr is gone because i havent the time to use it, ive a 5 acre field around my house so thinkin of getting a field bike and maybe start the kids off on pw50 or similar to get them interested .only way i can incorporate family life and a bike

i know absolutely nothing about dirtbikes, i thought they were all the same but apparently not. i want to get something with a registration so i can finish out the year on the insurance ,its not worth cancelling il get sweet fuck all back .
or can i just let my insurance continue for the year on no reg and get another year ncb???

so whats the best to get for a field 2 stroke or 4 stroke and what is least noisy also what ccs is best , i see supermotos with 6,700 ccs but enduros that are 250cc??
32 Replies | 1,015 Views
» Commuter advice
May 29, 2017 - 6:22 PM - by spiritthief
Hello,

Unfortunately I will have to commute again starting in a few weeks. Skerries->Dublin City -> Skerries 3-4 times a week, and the occasional one-day trips. I had aCB500F and a Hornet before, liked them, but had to rev the small one like hell on the motorway to get a decent speed, and the Hornet had zero weather protection....

Getting older, so I am considering buying one of these three bikes. BMW F800GT, Honda NC750X and Kawasaky Versys 650. Any thoughs / pros / cons on these?

Thanks
17 Replies | 660 Views
» Stolen Pan Coolock
May 29, 2017 - 1:51 PM - by Officer Dangleberry
Looks like a Pan in a river somewhere around Coolock.....don't have the exact location as seen it on bookface
Attached Files
19 Replies | 1,166 Views
» Bar end weights- Stuck
May 29, 2017 - 1:29 PM - by ENGLISH
Hi,

any successful tips on extracting bar end weights. 1993 GS500 - I have backed out the retaining screws a couple of turns and have tried to wiggle and tap the weights off but the rubber bung inside the bar appears to be stuck fast.

I have squirted plenty of WD40 inside the bars as best I can and will see tonight if that has helped at all.
9 Replies | 352 Views
» Recommendation for powder coat/respray in Galway.
May 29, 2017 - 11:46 AM - by Trogdor
Hi Guys,

Wondering if anyone can recommend where I can get the fuel tank on my fazer resprayed/powder coated in Galway?

The tank is in good condition however it is weathered and signs of rust are starting to appear on the top of the tank.

I was going to do it myself with cans however after pricing the correct paint etc (not any ole cheap stuff) it was getting quite expensive so I thought I would go the extra mile and get it done professionally.

I might even consider getting the rear fairing done.

Any help appreciated.
8 Replies | 334 Views
» Crane Kevlar Jeans, 34"
May 29, 2017 - 11:30 AM - by positron
One of those Aldi yokes. Size 34". Used once or twice last summer but it's too big for me. Looks like this, I think it was €60 new:

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€20?
6 Replies | 386 Views
» Best place to buy fork seals?
May 29, 2017 - 8:59 AM - by Burt_Munro
I burst the seal in the front fork on my Ducati recently and decided to do the job myself! The seals in the shock have the markings QHWA 40 52 9.5/10.5, RGF01, KACO and the dust seal has 533281-1, Marzocchi 40, Rolf 9.
Going to try Rosso but because of the year I doubt they have them in stock.

The bike is a Ducati 750ss 1997 model with Marzocchi shocks.
8 Replies | 515 Views
» Honda Bros 400 taking A2 test.
May 29, 2017 - 2:58 AM - by Manastor
Hey,
I was wandering how if anyone tried doing their practical test on it, as it's not listed on RSA site Especialy that my logbook says it have 400 cc :P And ofc nothing in power and power to weight ratio, i have link to a site that can tell what the specs are (36 HP so 26,4 kW and power to weight ratio is 0.1512) but u know... Should i just call te test centre where i want to apply? Or somehow get that info on the logbook. I have at least 3 weeks when i cant ride (Broken collar bone after crash at 100 kmph on M11 And without wage from work cant really repair it, but thats a diferent... [Read More]
4 Replies | 283 Views
» 1979 Triumph Bonny
May 28, 2017 - 11:09 PM - by choppermann
out and about on me 750 bonny today.
Took it to a show and took 1st place in it's class
and took peoples choice award which makes me very happy.
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7 Replies | 367 Views
» Deep clean of ER6 frame
May 28, 2017 - 10:38 PM - by ER6F (Freedom)
Have had my ER6 F garaged for a while but want to tidy it up before heading on the road.

it is a 2007 in relatively good nick but has rust on the frame and all those crevices you don't want rust.

Thinking of
1. brush off the loose crap, sand down any visible rust or

2. power hose it completely down and then sand down the rust or

3. brush or hose it down, use a rust converter product and paint over.

Whats the best approach to take and products to use including new silver paint?
3 Replies | 310 Views
» Few pics of today's spin!
May 28, 2017 - 10:03 PM - by N11 EXPRESS
I'm absolutely loving this little bike it's a well capeable machine spent most of the time off road today. This bike has opened up a whole new world for me and I can go anywhere I want without having to worry about road conditions.




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30 Replies | 980 Views

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