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» Current Poll
Wheels colour for me bike
Gold - 62.07%
18 Votes
Yellow - 31.03%
9 Votes
Rizla Blue - 6.90%
2 Votes
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3 Votes

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» Your thoughts on KTM 950 SM
Sep 18, 2017 - 10:40 AM - by The Road Runner
Looking to hear from owners, current or previous on the carbed 950 just looking for a fun bike not for touring etc..I have ridden one and liked would be second bike so not going to be putting up big mileage, that's what the dl 650 does very well.....also like the SMT 990...budget wise 950 would suit better...
18 Replies | 639 Views
» MX Linkage Grease?
Sep 18, 2017 - 10:27 AM - by gmaneire
Hi, Im going changing the bearings on the bottom linkage below the shock of my mx yzf250 2009. What grease is best to use for the bearings or does it matter too much?
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» Production Twin Master Cylinders
Sep 18, 2017 - 9:57 AM - by Jimmy16v
Picked up an SV650 production twin last week. Hoping to start racing next season!
The bike I bought has an upgraded front brake master cylinder, the lad I bought it off said they updated the regs during the season to allow for this. Had a look online and can't see anything, is this the case? Just want to be sure everything is above board
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» Clutch issue...
Sep 17, 2017 - 10:28 PM - by johnny b
Has anyone come across an issue like this before?

I have adjusted this clutch every which way between the main adjustment and at the lever but can not get it perfect.

So far I have changed the clutch friction plates and springs with new Ebc plates with no difference.

Basicaly if I adjust the clutch to bite earlier in on the lever releasing then I knock it into first it creeps forward and cant get nuetral until the engine is off.

If I adjust it to bite later in the lever the creeping in first disapears and I can select neutral no problem.
The difference is that the clutch slips at higher revs when adjusted this way.

The problem is I cant get it not to do both...
Its either creeping at low revs or... [Read More]
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» L.e.d headlights
Sep 17, 2017 - 6:30 PM - by r1 sean
I see you can get led h7s ect that fit straight into the socket of the old stype bulbs ,has anyone converted and if so what are they like ?
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» Buying a bike from NI
Sep 17, 2017 - 4:37 PM - by jpr
I want to buy a scooter from a dealer in NI .Too VRT the bike do i need to bring it to my local NCT centre or is it just a matter of form filling.
I will make sure the bike has over 6000kms and 6 months old to avoid vat.
Any advice greatly appreciated
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» Nathan Millward Australian post bike world bike trips .
Sep 16, 2017 - 9:29 PM - by Paranoid android
Hi just wondering if anyone has read his 2 books on his travels across the world in his Australia postie 100 cc bike , tough man as he suffered from depression and anxiety and lived on roughly €20 a day . I had the luck of meeting him at the RDS bike show this year . Seems like. Genuine guy and has his his own issues but inspiring at the same time .
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» There is a bike show...again!
Sep 15, 2017 - 10:14 PM - by DUBLINCHRIS
18 Replies | 1,286 Views
» 2017 Scarborough Gold Cup: Race weekend preview
Sep 15, 2017 - 5:50 PM - by Admin
Next weekend sees the final road race of the domestic season with the 67th Steve Henshaw International Gold Cup taking place at Oliver’s Mount, Scarborough. And having dominated proceedings around the woodland venue for the last two and a half seasons, it would take a brave man to bet against Dean Harrison.

The Silicone Engineering Kawasaki rider has swept all before him at the 2.43-mile venue, including winning all the major trophies and claiming a new outright lap record earlier this year. He’s won the Gold Cup for the last two years and will be aiming to make it a hat-trick in Sunday’s feature 8-lap race.

However, he can expect a number of stiff challenges, none more so than from Michael Dunlop. Although Scarborough isn’t one of his... [Read More]
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» Tansar insurance
Sep 15, 2017 - 2:48 PM - by bandit_eile
Hey there
I got insured with Tasar insurance via Principle. Trouble is, the list of insurance companies on doesn't have them listed.

Has anyone come across this?


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» Twohigs Hill Climb
Sep 15, 2017 - 2:11 PM - by cb400sf
Lads, Anyone heading down to the hill climb on Sunday to spectate?
What time does it start? Where is a good spot for watching?
Weather looks to be dry so should be a bit of craic!
2 Replies | 459 Views
» hi carl456
Sep 15, 2017 - 9:08 AM - by two tits
hi carl,
interested in the stator for the blackbird,
is it still available,
3 Replies | 386 Views
» First time off a bike today :)
Sep 15, 2017 - 3:27 AM - by pudzey
So iv been driving a zx6 , zx9r and now a gsxr1000 for the last year :) had my first accident today ( NOT MY FAULT ) some asshole in a jeep decides to run into me at a right turn today road rash is fucking nasty !! ( before the ATGATT crew roll in i was visiting my sister whom lives 5 mins up the road)

5 seconds earlier i wouldn't be here writing this as there was 2 trucks coming in my way .

Now the guy in the jeep said he will pay for all costs and damages to me and the bike but begged to leave insurance/guards out of it ?

What is my next... [Read More]
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» Stolen! : Sv650
Sep 14, 2017 - 12:17 PM - by CodeJACK
Came back from holidays last night to relize my bike was stolen from outside my gaff in Hunterswood in Firhouse.
This is a fairly heaviliy customized SV but I'd imagine its been broken down or just rallyied around fields.
Any info, please let me know

Im fooking gutted. Hope they die on it and their entire bloodline gets cancer.

Rathfarnham Gardai notified. [Read More]
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» New(ish) Bike and an experience
Sep 14, 2017 - 11:33 AM - by Scobyobrien
Well, decided to sell the CBF500a I've enjoyed for the last 6 years and got myself a NC700x. Unfortunately it wont let me upload the pic of her.

Originally went to bike world, just to look around. Got chatting & talking and trade in for my bike was €2,000. (I was offered the same from them two months ago too). They brought it in to check it out and then dropped price to €1,600 saying it would cost them €400 for a front tyre and chain & sprockets, but they would go back up to €1,700(as if it was a favour). Anywho, I think my mind was made up there straight away that I didn't want to give them money as they were trying their best to fuck me over as it felt like it was a burden on them to take my bike. Long story short, I was told to go upstairs to get prices on... [Read More]
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» Looking to move a Shed in Cork
Sep 13, 2017 - 10:53 PM - by cb400sf
All right lads, Im looking for someone local with a flat bed truck or trailer to move a disassembled barna shed in a few weeks from one estate in Carrigaline to another estate in Carrigaline. The shed is a 10' × 12' so the panels are big enough (12' × 8' side walls) so a small trailer wont do. I will provide the muscle for the loading/unloading. Anyone local albe to help me out? Handy few €€ for someone! Thanks lads!
3 Replies | 437 Views
» Side mount Numberplate
Sep 13, 2017 - 6:48 PM - by JDMfrank
Searched on this but couldn't find anything recent, Are the above legal?

Looking at one that mounts the rear light above the plate on the left side of the bike.

I know it need's to have a light to illuminate he plate but couldn't find any laws regarding placement of the plate.
11 Replies | 566 Views
» How much should i be paying for a set of tyres ?
Sep 13, 2017 - 3:33 PM - by pudzey

Looking for new rubber for the gsxr . Can get BT 016 PRO front and back online for 175e but its just getting someone to fit them is a pain

where do ye guys get your tyres and fitted ?
16 Replies | 871 Views
» blackbird stator neede
Sep 13, 2017 - 10:32 AM - by two tits
Hi Everyone,
bike is broken down at at the moment and need a stator assembly for my 03 blackbird ,if anyone can help that would be great,
thanks guys,
3 Replies | 266 Views
» Cbr F3 F3 Speedo wuestion
Sep 13, 2017 - 12:46 AM - by C.B.R
I have an cbr 600 f3 with an f2 engine fitted.
F3 had an electronic Speedo sensor
F2 Has a speed cable

So can anyone tell me is there any way I can get the f3 Speedo to work (with an f2 engine fitte)

I have the Speedo sensor for the f3

Thanks for help
7 Replies | 304 Views
» Plastic dipping
Sep 12, 2017 - 8:08 PM - by Kawasaki17
Hi folks anyone know of anywhere that does vinyl wrapping or plastic dipping for bike fairings preferably cork area
1 Reply | 269 Views
» Pannier or plastic part found in Clane
Sep 12, 2017 - 7:26 PM - by irishtwin
Hello Lads

This part was found in Clane last day or two. If you know who owns it give me a shout.

oh eight six eight oh six six nine seven zero

Click the image to open in full size.

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» Fund raiser setup help
Sep 12, 2017 - 7:13 PM - by dodyamr6
Hi lads. As you may know there was a serious accident at the isle of man a few weeks back and an irish racer is still in a serious condition in hospital in the UK. As we can appteciate this is naturally a difficult time for this man's family. Local bikers and non bikers alike have inquired as to how they could help.
I would like to try and setup a donation fund/page visible on the various social media sites where contributions could be made to help this mans family similar to some of the causes that are well supported on this forum.
Can someone help me with setting up this where people could give a few quid or tell me how to go about it as I don't know where to start regards bank account setup, PayPal setup etc, etc????

Help/info in setting up this would... [Read More]
5 Replies | 411 Views
» Stolen gs
Sep 12, 2017 - 6:32 PM - by bryang
Howayiz, a lad in work today mentioned he saw two young lads pushing a BMW bike , he couldn't get the reg but thinks it might have been 02c , from his description I'd say gs, across the road near Charlestown shopping centre, heading Finglas direction , no gear on them . if anyone is hunting for a bike that's the area it's in , he didn't call cops but mentioned it to me at lunchtime and I couldn't post in work as is blocked. Might be worth letting Finglas Garda station know if it sounds like your bike .
20 Replies | 1,129 Views
» Cb500 manual
Sep 12, 2017 - 2:30 PM - by addicted to rage
Hey lads anyone got a manual for cb500 2009 abs model ? just like to get some torque settings
5 Replies | 300 Views
» I'm back - New wheels
Sep 12, 2017 - 1:05 PM - by dvgenius
Some of the full members would know the year have been rough for me but I've bounced back.

Thanks to all who showed immense support at the peak of my sorrows in March. you shower of legends (some pricks too ) thanks for all the years.

Picked up this beauty. Ive always loved the Rizla Gixxer so got this K1 today honestly it would take a high five to the face with a JCB to wipe the grin off my face this evening after work when i take her out for the maiden voyage.

... [Read More]
33 Replies | 1,013 Views
» Wheelie School and BSB Silverstone.
Sep 12, 2017 - 12:23 PM - by Japcati
Few pics from a savage weekend in the UK.
Great craic at wheelie school at Dunsfold/Top Gear test track yet again.

And Jamie Whitham....the man is so nice and funny to chat to.
As is Shakey Byrne too. No wonder hes a fans favourite.
Peter Hickman....hes feckin tall,taller than me.

Gutted for Jack Kennedy,he did a double overtake right infront of me,then next lap he crashed out of the race lead.

Silverstone is some track indeed. But i prefer Brands Hatch for the closeness to the track.
20 Replies | 815 Views
» V4 Duke
Sep 12, 2017 - 12:03 PM - by bushman
1 Reply | 240 Views
» Wanted z650 side panel
Sep 11, 2017 - 10:51 PM - by allsorts&oddjobs
Hi lads, just getting around to rebuilding a 1977 z650 that i bought a while ago off one of the lads on here, meant to get at it before now but better late than never eh?
Anyways, im looking for a left hand side panel if anyone has one kicking around the shed, colour doesnt matter so long as its in good shape, i have one that came with the bike but the bottom lug is missing and a small bit of the panel gone with it, i can make a piece and fibre glass it in but if i can get a good one id prefer to go that way,
Thanks in advance.
4 Replies | 219 Views
» Where to get Ecu for an older bike
Sep 11, 2017 - 10:15 PM - by Captain Louis Renault
Hi all
Someone I know is looking for an Ecu for a XJ650 - 1983 model. Anyone know price and who may have one available? I am not sure about older bikes so said I'd post here.
7 Replies | 438 Views
» N20 road closure
Sep 11, 2017 - 5:26 PM - by efanton
There has been a fatal collision on the N20 at the Waterloo turn off, Road has been close both ways.

thankfully no motorcycle was involved but the road (boreen) they are diverting traffic onto (right turn in Blarney village) has moss growing on it centre lane and there's a few drifts of leaves on some bends.

just came through it heading towards Mallow and its VERY SLIPPERY in places. Watch your speed and take care if your using it.
3 Replies | 343 Views
» SW Motorcycles
Sep 11, 2017 - 5:19 PM - by 2002cb500
Just said I would post some feedback after having my bike was with SW motorcycles last week. Top men did a great job and a good price.

Thanks lads
3 Replies | 450 Views
» The Quays Dublin.
Sep 11, 2017 - 1:30 PM - by TomPetty
Hi Folks,
Now that the Schools are back and the traffic on the Quays is at a complete stand still due to the removal of another lane and dedicating it to Bus lane, Has anyone noticed more enforcement / being pulled over for using these new Bus lanes in the morning rush hour ?
Or are the majority of the boys in blue continuing to turn a blind eye to Bikes using them ? ?

17 Replies | 750 Views


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