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» BSB Mondello 2007
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Came across this on Youtube not sure if its been shared on here before. Back when the BSB was in Mondello, some familiar faces there! Rea, Sykes and Crutchlow to name a few.
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» Honda Shadow VT700C 1987 oil leak
Nov 05, 2016 - 9:03 PM - by cItony2004
Masive oil leak
I recently noticed a small oil leak on my Shadow VT700C 1987
I thought that is something normal for this age and I supposed that is from oil filter or something.
Every day the amount of oil was increase and in just two weeks became masive.
Can't use it anymore. So, I tried to find out from where is coming the oil and I panicked when I discovered to be from neutral/OD switch ( not sure yet).
For th moment seems to be tragic, as there is no access to open/check what's happening because of the frame.
I tried some photos/ video, maybe someone else will come with an advice, but unfortunately, apparently I'm not allowed to post link to videos.
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» Brake lever Travel
Nov 05, 2016 - 8:56 PM - by pudzey
My front brake lever is coming back really far when I pull it. it's not like it's spongy, it's just biting very far back. It has brand new pads , braided lines and gsxr calipers , there is still a fair amount of "slack" before it starts to bite hard.
Anyone know what could be the problem here
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» Courier Galway to Dublin
Nov 05, 2016 - 7:19 PM - by Elsie
Have some stuff to be collected in Galway City and need delivered to Dublin 17 .

Anyone recommend a Galway based courier that does the trip regularly ?.

It would fit in a transit and could be put in with another load heading to Dublin no problem.

Delivered by Friday next ideally.
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» Go pro style double sided tape ?
Nov 05, 2016 - 5:43 PM - by r1 sean
Where would I get the above as I'm trying to mount an action cam .
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» my new bike
Nov 05, 2016 - 5:35 PM - by truebadger2011
just got a new bike yesterday xv1100 well its old but new to me :).
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» northwest 200 on eurosport now
Nov 05, 2016 - 5:19 PM - by acdc
just 20mins in
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» Great Escape or Great Mistake
Nov 05, 2016 - 4:51 PM - by Aquilam
Have been through the midlife crises, purchased the bike and am out the other side. Still love the bike and luckley so so does the better half. Did quite a bit of the Wild Atlantic Way last month and loved it, now looking for something a bit warmer. Will take off three weeks next summer and had the notion to jump on a ferry to France and hug the coast all the way around to Barcelona,. Then make our way back across to the ferry or head to Paris and head home via the Euro tunnel. Has anyone run this route before and is three weeks enough time to do it at leasure. Thanks
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» CBR250 electrics die in 1st gear with clutch pulled in.
Nov 05, 2016 - 2:38 PM - by siam rider
I have a 2011 CBR250 with 110k km on the odo.

About 8 times in the last 5 days of riding I have been in 1st gear with the clutch pulled, and just Im taking off or getting ready to ALL the electrics cut out. The odo screen goes blank, I hit the ignition and she fires back up again.

Its a bit dangerous as I pull out at a junction or whatever and the electrics die and the bike stops dead in the middle of the lane Ive just pulled into.

This is Thailand, the dealers and mechanics are a bit wanting. They took it for four days but said their mechanics test rode it each morning and none of them could replicate it, so they gave it back to me.

Pulling back into home, yup, first gear, clutch pulled, all electrics cut out and bike... [Read More]
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» The way forward
Nov 05, 2016 - 1:04 PM - by r1 sean
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» PlastiDIP
Nov 05, 2016 - 12:24 PM - by DUKEDAN
Anyone used this stuff before ? what is it like ? Is it easy to apply ?How does it hold up to the elements and where is the best place to buy it ? Need to paint the bike and don't want to spend an arm and a leg doing so as its fairly hacked to bits at this stage
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» vfr 800 vtec abs 2004
Nov 05, 2016 - 11:56 AM - by dufferman
can anyone help me from wasting time looking?

front lights went on the bike....reckon its just a fuse....anyone know where it is located. Its ABS model. mr google fooking me around(conflicting suggestions).

thanks in advance as always to anyone who can help
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» Belly Pan
Nov 05, 2016 - 10:08 AM - by mickthepieman
Hi all, not sure if this is the right place, I am looking for a belly pan for my Honda CB400 any one got any ideas.

Thanks Mick
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» New Hoses.
Nov 05, 2016 - 9:54 AM - by woodsman
Looking to replace all the coolant hoses on the nc30.
Anyone dealt with AS3 performance.......
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» Can some one repair Sump plug hole?
Nov 04, 2016 - 8:32 PM - by Andrei "The Russian"
Hi everyone.

A friend of mine near Killarney is having an issue with the oil sump.
It appears that the threads for the drain bolt are damaged.
Is there any one that might have a TIME SERT kit and willing to repair it.
Or if some one has another good oil sump and might be willing to fit it.

She will pay what ever it takes to get this fixed, with in reason.

She can get the bike brought to where ever would suit.

Many thanks in advance.
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» Freewheelers autojumble
Nov 04, 2016 - 7:28 PM - by sidecarwillie
Anybody know where abouts in Waterford this is please. Ta w.
6 Replies | 472 Views
» Got me a new whip!
Nov 04, 2016 - 6:03 PM - by jeo77974
2015 model! Came from an R6 thing is bananas!!
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» Motor tax online
Nov 04, 2016 - 3:32 PM - by WillyWanka
Why the hell aren't Adelaide listed in the drop down box of Insurers? doesn't even give the option of manually filling in 'another' ....useless cunts
8 Replies | 445 Views
» Wtf is this called
Nov 04, 2016 - 2:05 PM - by mikeH
Bugger, it would appear I forgot something, dont even.know.what its called to look for a replacement
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» squeeky breaks
Nov 04, 2016 - 10:42 AM - by jp biker
i have noticed in the last couple of days when i push the bandit the breaks are not sure if its the front or back break.i have got new pads fitted about 3 weeks ago so the pads are fine.
any ideas ?
4 Replies | 321 Views
» FS 365 any good??
Nov 04, 2016 - 9:59 AM - by acdc
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» supermoto doesnt like to in straight line
Nov 03, 2016 - 9:02 PM - by fzr.rider
hey all,
recently i bought a yamaha xt600e turned into a supermoto, so it has 17" wheels. it goes perfect and great fun to throw about because it is so light but at about 50mph and up she has a nasty habit of getting a speed wobble. also after a bit of testing if you are coasting along in neutral and take the hands off its very hard to keep her rolling in a straight line like a sportsbike would.
after doing a lot of research into the geometry of a motorbike i discovered the effect of the different wheels would have (from a 21" to a 17" on the front) the rake and trail is off. so to compensate i stiffened up the soft front suspension a bit, and lowered the back to the last (not much gained) this has improved things a good bit but still not just right.
... [Read More]
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» Ingrowing toenail
Nov 03, 2016 - 8:55 PM - by the desert fox
Broken wrist still giving me gyp and now I have this. Upshifts are a nightmare lol. Anyone recommend a good foot doctor round Galway? If she's good-looking while she's down there it would be a bonus.
23 Replies | 967 Views
» Go pro
Nov 03, 2016 - 7:36 PM - by bigtwin
Well lads anyone any experience of helmet cameras you could recommend !! Thanks
18 Replies | 658 Views
» xmas shopping
Nov 03, 2016 - 2:50 PM - by jp biker
right all i was out looking for an early xmas gift for my self.
i came across 2 gifts that put a big smile on my face.
im considering trading my 02 bandit 6 plus cash.
the 2 are a 03 VFR 800 @ 3800 yoyos
or a 09 kawasaki z 1000 @ 5900 yoyos.

any in puts on either bike ?are they over priced or about right ? the shop was say the vfr has higher service fees than the kwak .any ideas all ???
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» any calander this year ?
Nov 03, 2016 - 2:23 PM - by acdc
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» " the purge "Garda Strike: What will you be doing?
Nov 03, 2016 - 2:03 PM - by grahambo2005
So the Garda Strike is going ahead tomorrow.
Anyone have Bike related concerns?

Personally I'm not overly worried.
Bike is well secured and locked up, I won't be riding it tomorrow but that's not because of the Garda strike.

What will you be doing?
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» Alternative 04 zx6r shock
Nov 03, 2016 - 8:55 AM - by cb400sf
All right lads. So on the last track day i found out that my rear shock on my 2004 zx6r track bike is solid as a rock, twas like a game of buckaroo at times especially coming into the long right before Tarazan 1 & 2. Numerous adjustments didn't seem to help. Started reading the zx6r forums and this seems to be a common issue with the '03-'04 zx6r. So looking into prices of ohlins shocks has shocked me so unless I can find a second hand one for a good price they are out. After reading a few zx6r forums i see that lads have fitted '07-'09 zxr6 shocks as an upgrade. One lad fitted a '12 shock to his '04 zx6r. So has anyone has experience with this upgrade? Is it any better? Or anyone suggest an alternative upgrade or know where a suitable ohlins or the likes would be going for a good... [Read More]
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» The Gem Workshop - Location?
Nov 02, 2016 - 8:18 PM - by Ruhrpott1977

Just wondering where this place is exactly based? According to their website they are on Morehampton Road in Donnybrook (somewhere around where Donnybrook Fair is)?

I ve been driving up and down that road, asked locals but still cant find the bleedin place...

Have they shut down or relocated?

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» USED Kwak 636 front sprocket needed
Nov 02, 2016 - 8:17 PM - by pokermac
I'm in the middle of a build at the moment and am using a wider zzr14 wheel in place of the standard bandit rear. Iv been told the 636 front sprocket will fit the gsxr 11 motor and also has an offset which will give me the clearance I'm looking for. Would anyone have one they are throwing out? I'm happy to pay ye for it and cover postage costs etc. Or if your in the cork area I can collect . Don't want to buy a new one till I know for sure.
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» Using Bike NCD for car insurance
Nov 02, 2016 - 1:54 PM - by David1974
Trying to get a decent quote for car insurance but it doesn't help that my motorbike ncd is irrelevant. Can someone gave a list of Irish or UK insurance companies whom are favorable to bikers and maybe consider a motorbike ncd so i can inquire if they insure my prospective car?
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» Looking for someone with van/trailer
Nov 02, 2016 - 12:12 PM - by Manastor
Hi, I'm looking for someone with van or trailer to pic up motorcycle from Blackrock if I will buy it, anyone here have one or know someone who could bring it to Naas? And if for what price? In matter of fact someone could just drive it to Naas and I can give him money to go back Dublin/whatever :p I will be looking at bike this Saturday at 4pm so that or next day would be perfect
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» Voting: Bike Pic of the Month October 2016
Nov 01, 2016 - 10:35 PM - by Bruce
Choose your 5 favourite pics (does not have to be in any order) and list them like so:


Do not vote for your own picture

In addition to the privilege of hosting the November competition this month's winner will receive a great prize from - a... [Read More]
28 Replies | 889 Views

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