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» Trip up north
Jan 15, 2015 - 3:40 PM - by FireBladeRR
Hey lads.... Any chance someone here is going up north anytime soon?! Just got a slipper clutch and it would cost a bomb to post was wondering if anyone heading towards that way could pick it up if it's on the way. Located in Lisburn.
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» Free: Bike Cover
Jan 15, 2015 - 12:35 PM - by onetwomany
Bike Cover for free for anyone in the wexford/Wicklow/ possibly Dublin area by now.

Last seen 10pm last night, likely still heading northwards at 50-100 km/h

Brand new, only used once

other notes: the drawstring that keeps it from blowing away...not worth a damn.
14 Replies | 517 Views
» Help required santry area.
Jan 15, 2015 - 11:50 AM - by BUZZI
Sorry as this has happened before BUT I'm working away in Wales and my MOTO Guzzi has blown over " AGAIN" sorry.. My missus can't budge it as its at 45% in the hedge.. It happened a couple of years ago while I was away and a " very helpful chap" of here sorted it for me. I've a stormed cover on it and the wind has dragged it over. She's panicing
If any one could pop in and get it stood back up I'd " be eternally grateful".

It's in Santry " just off the Oscar trainer road.
If any one can help pm me and I will give YA the phone number. CHEERS IN ADVANCE BREN,
24 Replies | 863 Views
» Jerez GP Information wanted
Jan 14, 2015 - 10:20 PM - by english9964
Hi lads was thinking of taking a trip to Jerez this year if any of yee have been before any tips of places to stay ,traveling advise etc would be much appreciated..
4 Replies | 194 Views
» Cheap leathers and helmet for the winner
Jan 14, 2015 - 7:52 PM - by thomas#124
Lads the brother is running a draw to fund his racing for 2015,
Tickets are €35 and only 45 tickets, up for grabs is a Shark race r helmet and a set of RST Leathers both new numbers left
2, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 29, 31,37, 39, 42, 43.

Thanks all you can pm me
1 Reply | 335 Views
» Faugheen flag seminar
Jan 14, 2015 - 7:36 PM - by johnwalsh61
The faugheen 50 RR club will hold a flag and a anti-doping seminar on Wednesday the 28th of January 2015 at 8pm in the Rising Sun pub in Mullinavat, Co kilkenny. 100m from M9 motorway junction 11. As usual I will have licence forms available on the night and also there will be membership forms available, membership is €20. All are welcome so please pass on this message to anyone you think would be interested.
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» Carole Nash giving me more money
Jan 14, 2015 - 7:20 PM - by Dmac
So I got my 50 euro cash back a few months ago, and the free DNA marking kit - happy days.

Then I changed over the TDR 250 to the 929 fireblade i'd just bought and needed to ride home, I always get a bit anxious when the guy on the phone is plugging in the details.

The guy umms and ahhs and puts me on hold twice, I am thinking shit there is going to be a problem - this is going to cost a fortune.

He comes back on the phone and says -- thats 308 --- oh shit thinks I.

3 euro 8 cent in my favour --- fucking hell 3 euro back to me for going from the Yam 250 to the fireblade

The guy had to check it twice but... [Read More]
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» Wind Weather warning
Jan 14, 2015 - 7:20 PM - by Duke RR
Just watched RTE-LIES news bulletin there.

One of the guys from (sporting a rather intriguing sherlock holmes jacket) said wind will be strongest in the morning from daylight hrs.

Theyre expecting winds to be be hardest hitting on west and northern areas, up to 150/160 kms with structural damage probable.

It will bad enough countrywide.

I'll be on the bike myself. Watch out for debris.
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» Generator rewind
Jan 14, 2015 - 5:51 PM - by DavyH
Can anyone recommend someone,preferably in and around Dublin to do the above
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» On Board Footage Mugello ( have you been ? )
Jan 14, 2015 - 4:43 PM - by Duke RR
Anyone been to Mugello ? Looks savage. Nice end of summer trip

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» 2006 Xr250r cylinder head
Jan 14, 2015 - 1:56 PM - by Leftbehind
Howiya lads,

Just checking on the off chance someone might have one of these in their garages or know someone selling one.

need a post 2000 xr250r cylinder head, My ones in shite. Needs to be in a running condition, not buying another broken one!!

Anyways if anyone can help i'd much appreciate it!

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» Flag/anti doping seminar 18th January
Jan 14, 2015 - 12:54 PM - by tpmlogan
Just a reminder that there will be a flag/anti doping seminar in suite 8 Mondello Park this Sunday 18th January at 2pm sharp. Licence/club forms etc available and licence forms can be stamped ready to go. We will try to answer any questions you may have going forward and if we can't we will find someone who can.
Sheila and Terry Logan
Leinster Motor Club,
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» Hmm... that'll be why...
Jan 14, 2015 - 10:48 AM - by Farzackerly
Shite Old XS650, been standing ten years, went to start it the other day, just to see if the bugger would run. There had been some old petrol in it, but I'd drained that out years ago.
It fired up, but it was obvious it wasn't happy on the right cylinder...
This would be why...
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Amazing crap, considering... [Read More]
5 Replies | 568 Views
» weather watch
Jan 14, 2015 - 9:51 AM - by myfirstyamaha
Anyone use the bike today ?
Leaving for work shortly after 11am.

Are the roads okish?
22 Replies | 709 Views
» Original framed and signed road cinema poster!
Jan 13, 2015 - 8:33 PM - by quilter racing #32
Hi guys!
As a way of fundraising for my racing for the 2015 season I have an framed road poster (Original cinema poster).

This photo has been framed and signed by both William and Michael Dunlop and would be a serious bit of merchandise for any bike fans living room!

There is tickets from 1-100 and you may take your choice from the available numbers. The draw will take place once all entries have been paid! Entry for the picture is €10.

Many thanks for all of your support and to anyone who wants Pay Pal or Bank details please just leave a post to me along with the number you want to take!

4 Replies | 401 Views
» mappy 330 moto
Jan 13, 2015 - 8:01 PM - by gerfly
hi there i bought a bike with a mappy 330 already on it but i dont have any software or cd rom for the pc, is there a dealer for mappy in ireland ? does anyone have one?

thanks gerfly
2 Replies | 115 Views
» Helmet size question...
Jan 13, 2015 - 7:55 PM - by BigDiggity

I bought a helmet (AGV AX-8 DS EVO) off this shower of fucks in the uk. I ordered an XL. They sent me a L, I tried it on and it fit nicely.

I'm after removing the cheek pads and internals to fit an inter phone system... And to my surprise the size on the internal padding is XL. Now the pads don't seem to click correctly into place, like the snaps are off-line.

My question is, with different helmet sizes, is the helmet body and foam protection the same, and just the padding differs, or is the helmet body and foam protection different with each size.

Trying to figure out if these lads are after giving me a dodgy lid.

3 Replies | 340 Views
» mondello gearing for a gsxr 750
Jan 13, 2015 - 6:14 PM - by john 6
Just wondering is the gearing similar to a 600 or would ya drop a few teeth on d back or up on d front ??? Any help appreciated .
6 Replies | 338 Views
» Oranbeg roundabout Oranmore COVERED in oil
Jan 13, 2015 - 4:47 PM - by Fr_Jack
wel, not quite, but it's very bad in direction LK.
Be careful peeps
2 Replies | 194 Views
» A reminder if you have elderly relatives
Jan 13, 2015 - 4:46 PM - by GreenRex
and when it is time to stop them from driving their cages due to infirmity

Very sad situation, no point in jailing this old man, he does have to live with this for the rest of his limited life.

12 Replies | 568 Views
» Snow in Kildare - be careful
Jan 13, 2015 - 3:30 PM - by ajhampto
Just got a pic from the missus showing heavy snow and sticking to the ground around Kilcock / Maynooth. Just a heads up for anyone heading out the M4 / N4 this evening. I think i'll be leaving the bike in work tonight.
21 Replies | 778 Views
» Casing protectors
Jan 13, 2015 - 2:22 PM - by quilter racing #32
Hi guys ! Does anyone know anyone making the casing protectors ? I have a kxf450 and can't find a set for her ! So if anyone knows where I can get them or where they can be made could they please help 👍 thanks !
2 Replies | 273 Views
» Bike recommendations for a tall rider
Jan 13, 2015 - 1:40 PM - by pittsburgh
Hi there first time poster, long time reader.

I'm 6'3" tall with long legs. I'm looking to get something to get me from A to B in the price range of 1000-2000 euros, 250cc-600cc.

I use to have a Yamaha XTR 125R many years ago and was a grand little thing to get around on it and I fitted on it grand.

I like the "sports bike" look but fear I may too big for them? I recently sat on a Honda CBR 250RR and could barely get my foot on the gears as my knee was so bend.

Can anyone recommend any nice bikes for a taller rider? And what to look out for etc.


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» Farquhar confirms return to Racing Superbikes
Jan 13, 2015 - 1:25 PM - by Man_In_Black
This news from the News Letter:

"Ulster road racing stalwart Ryan Farquhar will return to the Superbike class at the North West 200 and Isle of Man TT for the first time in three years in 2015.

The Dungannon man – the most successful National road racer of all time – told the News Letter he is back in training after confirming he will build a high-spec Kawasaki ZX-10R Superbike for the roads in addition to running his old Kawasaki Superstock machine and a new ER6 Supertwin.

The 38-year-old quit the sport after his uncle, Trevor Ferguson, was killed in a crash at the Manx Grand Prix in 2012.

He managed his own team in 2013 but returned to action last season in a smaller capacity, making selected appearances in the Supertwin... [Read More]
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» Northern Reg.
Jan 13, 2015 - 11:34 AM - by Jfarrell32
what are thoughts on having a NI reg bike in the south. I know customs can stop and seize but is it high risk. Dealer wants to sell me a new bike and register it for me but on NI plates. After 6000km+6 months I would go local but it could take a while to clock up 6k (weekend biker) so wondering if it is worth it? any thoughts or similar experience appreciated - can PM if sensitive info etc.
25 Replies | 1,026 Views
» Looking for a KTM 950SM? Dont buy this one!
Jan 13, 2015 - 9:00 AM - by batman_oh

Looks like a decent shout with such amazingly low mileage for the year - or so I thought until I saw the reg plate. I bought this bike (it had Akra cans that have disappeared) in 2010 with 7900km on it and sold it in 2012 (for €4300!) with 17,500km. The guy who bought it off me had it on sale last year with over 22,000km clocked up.

In the last year by driving backwards it has lost 16,000km and the exhausts - magic stuff!

Here's a pic from when I owned it before it had circumnavigated half the world backwards to reduce the mileage!
... [Read More]
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» Getting flashed by harley twats
Jan 13, 2015 - 12:45 AM - by Farzackerly
Has anyone noticed an increase in getting flashed by oncoming traffic when you've just overtaken slower traffic on your own side of the road?
FFS, you'd think I'd been bearing down on them with a fucking truck or something, the way some of these tossers react.
It's something that seems to be happening more here, whereas it never used to be the case. I noticed lots of self-satisfied smug bastards on the roads in the UK, who would flash bikes for having the cheek to overtake, but never here, until recently.
21 Replies | 1,161 Views
» WANTED: Fuel hose quick-release connector for my Race bike
Jan 12, 2015 - 11:35 PM - by Pmaxx
Hi guys.
As above.
I've made a few calls & I'm told Ernie (in da truck) is my best bet.
I won't be at mondello for a while so wondering if you can help out.

I don't want it for free. Ill pay.
New or used; I don't care.

Doing a lot of working the RVF & it's getting a pain, not to mention dangerous at this stage!

4 Replies | 275 Views
» Motorcycle mechanic wanted in California
Jan 12, 2015 - 10:18 PM - by rockridgetwowheels
I'm from Dublin and my cousin, Declan O'Reilly (of O'Reilly Motorcycles), suggested I try your forum when I told him I was looking for a good mechanic.

I have a dealership in Oakland (San Francisco Bay Area) for the last 13 years. We sell mainly Italian stuff (Vespa, Aprilia and Piaggio) but we also service a lot of other Euro machinery and Jap stuff. We've a pretty solid service business and recently said goodbye to a great tech who opened up his own service shop just outside of San Francisco. He was with us for almost 10 years so we have to fill that void now.

If you're a top tier mechanic with good experience and an interest in living here, I'd be delighted to hear from you.

Please email ... [Read More]
13 Replies | 898 Views
» pre injection
Jan 12, 2015 - 9:46 PM - by gerry64
just wondering about fairings on bike .if there tatty and held together with cable ties in places ,will it pass scrutineering ,might seem stupid question .hope some of yas throw some light
7 Replies | 452 Views
» Irish championship vs adelaide masters
Jan 12, 2015 - 9:18 PM - by rccaulfield
Are the majority of the short circuit irish championship rounds one day events? Adelaide masters are 2 days long I know that from but that makes them inaccesible to me timewise. If so are the 400 grids still big enough with I.C.? Hopin to get out for a few rounds this year!
15 Replies | 746 Views
» Running rough at low revs 3 cylinders
Jan 12, 2015 - 8:35 PM - by lee96
Well lads need some advice.

The bike runs on 3 cylinders down in the lower rev range and sounds like a tractor (cyl. no,2 is not firing)

once above about 7k it comes back into life all 4 fire perfect

about 2/10 times after a ride it will idle great on all 4

so far i have checked compression ( all is okay ) cleaned the carbs thoroughly especially cyl 2, spark is good however i did see a spark fly out of the back of the plug cap and replaced the ht lead and the plug cap, ive swapped plugs between cylinders and its still the same.

Im ready to just replace the 2 coils all leads and caps and 4 new plugs?

Anybody else got any other theorys? It used to run rough before too but i learned the tps was... [Read More]
4 Replies | 236 Views
» 2015 race and track dates,,
Jan 12, 2015 - 8:21 PM - by vfr-honda
Mondello has the 2015 calendar dates for track days and race days up on their web site,,,
1 Reply | 296 Views


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