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» Changing a rear wheel/ chain tension adjuster
Jul 11, 2014 - 10:55 AM - by The talented Chasey Lain
Is there much to this lads. The threads/ nut on one of my own are fucked and I've ordered a replacement set but I've not really looked into how they would be changed.
The nut on mine had become seized on the threaded bar and because of that I ended up rounding the inner hex shaped adjuster. So now the only way to adjust position is to turn the lock nut which turns the whole thing, it work but it's not ideal.
How will I get the whole assembly off the swing arm?
1 Reply | 118 Views
» Bike pulling a trailer
Jul 11, 2014 - 9:34 AM - by WillyWanka
passed a bloke yesterday in the city center with a proper hitch and trailer....never seen the like of it before, there's a first for everything
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» pre injection r6
Jul 10, 2014 - 10:09 PM - by daveyboy2
lads im also looking a rear set (footrest) for the gear selection side of the r6 if anyone could help me out !! cheers Dave
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» GSXR600 K5 Indicator problem
Jul 10, 2014 - 10:03 PM - by allanon
Hi guys,

The front right hand side indicator on my bike isn't working. It works for a while then stops working. Ive checked the bulb and its fine.

Just wondering if a new indicator relay might solve the problem? They seem pretty cheap?

Thanks guys

Regards
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» Bike Thief caught by da b@llix
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Warning . Site has quite graphic vids http://www.kaotic.com/39072_Robbery-...g-Instead.html
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» harley c&s
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hi all anyone know best place in ireland to get a chain and sprockets for a 883 sporster custom.
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» Zx10R 08 model buying tips
Jul 10, 2014 - 8:59 PM - by soccersmyth
Going to look at a zx10R 08 model
17000 miles and has relevant wear and tear for the mileage.

Anything to look out for.

Thanks in advance
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» Can you identify this noise?
Jul 10, 2014 - 8:59 PM - by Mr.Crash
So I've stuck a new to me engine in my sv650, it's making a sound my old bike never did, can anyone tell what this sound might be, tappets maybe? It seems to be coming from the top end.

Video included.

https://scontent-b-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/...73&oe=53BF1B01
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» Tyre warmers
Jul 10, 2014 - 8:12 PM - by sean61
Is it worth using tyre warmers on road tyres at a trackday? I'm slowly getting all the gear together for track days and hope to have a track bike for next year but I'm using my road gixxer thou for the time being. Is there much point in using them without track tyres? The last day I was there it was raining and I couldn't find any grip at all. I'd buy tyre warmers before the next day if I thought they would help with grip in the wet!
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» parts
Jul 10, 2014 - 7:33 PM - by lyonsee
Thinking of getting a few bits an pieces from the US just wondering do our G men go tax mad on small imports.
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» goodwood festival of speed itv 4
Jul 10, 2014 - 7:12 PM - by The Dirty Chewbacca
Goodwood festival of speed is on now (8pm) on itv4 , its an hour long so they'll probably show 30 seconds worth of bikes like they did last year.
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» 2014 Southern 100: Road Race Results
Jul 10, 2014 - 5:50 PM - by Admin
Click the image to open in full size.
Attached Files
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» Aprillia 1000 CC SL
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any info on these ,what are they like good ,bad ect

http://www.donedeal.ie/motorbikes-fo...-cc-sl/7117503
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» Stolen K5 GSXR 1000
Jul 10, 2014 - 4:57 PM - by flynhy
Hi guys,

My bike was stolen today from Leopardstown, Dublin area.
Suzuki GSXR 1000 K5 Black/Grey in colour with reg 05D121580.
Yahimura Exhaust.

Please keep an eye for it and let me know if anyone has any info
Tod : 0862025098

http://www.biker.ie/forum/attachment...0&d=1320452584
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» Martin retains Solo Championship
Jul 10, 2014 - 2:50 PM - by Admin
Guy Martin retained his Southern 100 Solo Championship title by edging out Dean Harrison, who finished the week with a remarkable tally of five wins.

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Harrison led for most of the race, setting a new lap record at 114.601mph, but was overtaken by Martin, who led by just 0.6 seconds at the chequered flag.

It was Martin's third success in the feature event of the meeting.

Earlier, Harrison beat Martin to the flag in the 600cc... [Read More]
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» brittle crash bung bolts
Jul 10, 2014 - 12:11 PM - by corkgsxr
What would causes crash bung bolts to become brittle.

Was down at jog tuning and discovered the right hand bung missing.

Ordered New set. Discovered bit of bolt still in there.

Broke a ridged extractor in it. Ended up drilling the whole lot out. 3 nights later and a 45 Euro m10*fine tap (fuck you brownlows) New bung in.

Went for the matching set. Without much force (3/8th ratchet) other one snapped clean off too.

Now I couldn't figure how the first went but seeing how easy the second snapped it wouldn't have taken feck all.

Bungs on the bike about 3 years. Never took a knock. Is it just shit bolts or what
5 Replies | 275 Views
» 2004 sv650 detent star upgrade
Jul 10, 2014 - 11:43 AM - by Road warrior
I had 4 false neutrals downshifting and one upshifting in mondello yesterday, from what I can gather swapping the detent star for a 05 on one can cure this problem in a lot of cases. Has anyone on here done this mod? Where can I get parts from suzuki? Cheers
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» 2014 Southern 100: Broken arm for Cummins
Jul 10, 2014 - 10:30 AM - by Admin
Honda Racing’s Conor Cummins looks set to be ruled out of the upcoming Ulster Grand Prix after breaking his left forearm in a crash at the Southern 100 yesterday.

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Cummins went down with Ivan Lintin, James Cowton and Tom Parkes during the Supersport race. He was taken to Noble’s Hospital where a broken arm was diagnosed following X-rays.

Race officials say Cummins is comfortable but will undergo surgery later today while Parkes has been discharged.... [Read More]
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» Wanted
Jul 10, 2014 - 10:00 AM - by daveyboy2
lads im looking a set of clocks for an r6 pre injection. 99/02 model 5eb. any help appreciated thank you
1 Reply | 137 Views
» ZZR1100 What to look for
Jul 09, 2014 - 11:57 PM - by Michael McDowell Senior Counsel
Made a handshake deal for zzr11, mid 90's , looks very clean by the pics,
Millage around 30k.
Hopefully I'll be picking this baby up in the next few days, I never owned a zzr before so bar the obvious is there and tips you lads can give me to check for.
appreciate it
9 Replies | 377 Views
» Leather sizes?
Jul 09, 2014 - 11:28 PM - by chrismon
Im looking at possibly buying a set of leathers but I dont know what the crack is with sizes?
A few websites are giving different measurements?
Im 5'9/5'10, 11.5 stone. 32/32 jeans if thats any guide?
Any ideas
6 Replies | 255 Views
» Dani and HRC, 2 more years.........
Jul 09, 2014 - 10:07 PM - by kennedydpk
Can't say I'm surprised but thought HRC may have opted for 12 months instead of 24??

http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-...act/25242.html
9 Replies | 332 Views
» Powder coating swing arm
Jul 09, 2014 - 9:03 PM - by bitemybanger
Lads, anyone know how much it would cost to powdercoat a 600rr swingin arm?
Love the look of the later models with the black arm. think it would finish the bike nicely.
9 Replies | 347 Views
» Which traction control for race bike
Jul 09, 2014 - 8:29 PM - by dynamo
How ye lads n lasses. Looking at getting traction control for the r6. I have two options at the moment. A full bazzaz system including quickshifter or an IRC power slide control. Any input wud be appreciated. Cheers. Barry
6 Replies | 247 Views
» kawasaki zx400h throttle cable
Jul 09, 2014 - 6:48 PM - by countryboy
Can anyone tell me where I can buy a push throttle cable for this bike. I cannot locate a genuine one but would be happy with a pattern one. The bike has a km clock so is probably an import. Thanks.
3 Replies | 87 Views
» Fitting diaphragms
Jul 09, 2014 - 6:36 PM - by ars
When you're installing diaphragms, do you just make sure the top lip of the diaphragm is lined up correctly with the air hole on the top of the carb and then tightening on the lid will seat the the whole thing down correctly for an air tight seal? I'm hoping this is the case cos no matter what I do I can't get the top of the diaphragm to sit down in the recess on the top of the carb.
4 Replies | 159 Views
» Sold my bike - new record
Jul 09, 2014 - 6:23 PM - by charlieIRL
Sold the Gixxer there this evening, advertised it on dungdeal and 5 minutes later I got a call about it. Lad picked it up 90 minutes later!

Gonna wait a while before replacing it too unfortunately so anyone with parts for a 92 FZR 600 out there give me a buzz, am gonna put the old gorl back on the road but she needs some mighty TLC!!
14 Replies | 740 Views
» Sp1 with 40thou
Jul 09, 2014 - 5:20 PM - by menapia dude
Well folks I am looking at a sp1 with 40 thou on her good straight bike what's the pros and cons with her and with the mileage .i can pick her up under 2k
14 Replies | 611 Views
» Could he have avoided this spill?
Jul 09, 2014 - 4:47 PM - by BIvy
21 Replies | 835 Views
» oxford solar charger
Jul 09, 2014 - 4:20 PM - by addicted to rage
any lads have experience with these ? i put the multi meter on it and it says its outputting 16.5 volts but it just wont keep battery topped up at all. fuse is ok
5 Replies | 215 Views
» Looks like fun
Jul 09, 2014 - 1:57 PM - by bushman
2 Replies | 161 Views
» Alarmed Disc Locks
Jul 09, 2014 - 1:50 PM - by BigDiggity
How'yiz,

Just wondering how highly people rank alarmed disc locks on their security must-have lists?

I know the best form of defence is a ground anchor, but in addition or else when parking out and about, are they a good device or more trouble than they're worth (touchy alarms etc)?

I've been looking at these Xena ones, they look like the bogs dollocks.

http://www.xenasecurity.com/product/...ssSteel/page1/

Anyone any experience or recommendations on this or other disc locks??

17 Replies | 488 Views
» The "CRAIC" Tour photos
Jul 09, 2014 - 12:01 PM - by Melons
The "Canadians Riding Around Irelands Coast" photos can be seen at this link.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/rj0fwo0u0...pDCU83AtsVv0Za

At least I hope this works. Nothing else has yet, so we'll see.
7 Replies | 328 Views

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