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» Anyone no this bike ?
Jul 10, 2016 - 10:09 AM - by mickthepieman
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» Walderstown tomorrow
Jul 09, 2016 - 7:39 PM - by Gixxer21
Hey all,

Heading to Walderstown tomorrow for the first time with the young lad. Can someone roughly tell me how to get there, I know athlone fairly well and am coming from the west.
Also where is the paddock area as theres a lad racing my old r6 and I would like to say hey.
Finally any good spots to watch from??

Looking forward to some racing between the ditches - been a couple of years since ive gone.

Thanks guys!!

Lee.
16 Replies | 1,058 Views
» Oh the shame..
Jul 09, 2016 - 12:52 PM - by RobbieBeGood
24 Replies | 1,649 Views
» DIY Carbon fiber kits
Jul 09, 2016 - 12:30 PM - by Jeff7t7
Lads im after a kit to make moulds to do engine casings, copy bits, etc.
Carbon mods uk have a variety of kits but does anyone know of an irish company doing them?
Ebay searches usually yeild small helicopter drone things..
Cheers
6 Replies | 474 Views
» Masters Grids grow as Ticket Prices Reduce
Jul 09, 2016 - 8:38 AM - by Big Man Andy
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Masters Superbike Championship action is back on the menu at Mondello Park with entries on the increase and pre-booked admission prices decreasing as tickets are made available on-line for the first time. Spectators booking their tickets in advance will now pay just 10 for admission to Ireland's highest quality short circuit... [Read More]
36 Replies | 1,635 Views
» Oil search
Jul 08, 2016 - 8:26 PM - by dodyamr6
Anyone know where I can get Motorex 10w50 or Rock oil 10w60 in southeast or delivered for anywhere in ROI.
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» Brake pedal bolt broken
Jul 08, 2016 - 8:22 PM - by JCDom
Hello guys.

I had a problem today with my bike, i was working on on installing a center stand that required to remove the front foot rest and since i couldn't revome the bolts from it i had to workarround it, basically for not breaking the footrest bolts by removing the break pedal.
Well the pedal was almoust already lose because the bolt was broken.

Now i was wondering if anyone knows a place in dublin were i could weld a new bolt to that part. The part is in perfect condition just that the bolt is broken.

Any help would be more than helpful

Best regards
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» 20g moped road race
Jul 08, 2016 - 12:44 PM - by juicer2006
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIfX7It-_1g

in true asian fashion, they dont even close road
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» mondello garage space
Jul 08, 2016 - 12:22 PM - by arai#darol
hey lads just wondering if anybody has a spot in a garage next weekend for the masters ?
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» Anstey to race RCV MotoGP bike at Ulster Grand Prix
Jul 08, 2016 - 7:20 AM - by Admin
Bruce Anstey will race the RC213V-S MotoGP replica at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix as he attempts to defend his own lap record at the World’s Fastest Road Race.

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Anstey rode the exotic Moto GP bike at the IOM TT last month, but this will be the first time he competitively rides it fully fit, after suffering bruising from a crash during practice at the TT.

The Flying Kiwi, who has already admitted he’s out to defend his title as the... [Read More]
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» racket from fan
Jul 07, 2016 - 6:18 PM - by Hondapanfan
Hey yiz. St 1300. When fan comes on sounds horrible since today. .
Sounds like blades are hitting something. No bumps or anything different. Hard to get in and see fan. Do bearings go on fans? Sounds like a good bang will make it go out of it if that makes sense. Too much hassle to get in at it now but am wondering anyone ever get same?
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» MT-07 for the driving test.
Jul 07, 2016 - 6:06 PM - by Wishbone
Sent an email to the RSA today. They usually take a few days to reply, so has anyone on here used one for there category A full test?? Be good to know so I can organise renting a bike!
7 Replies | 520 Views
» Van needed to pick up bike from Mondello
Jul 07, 2016 - 4:06 PM - by Japcati
Anyone here have a loan of a van to pick up a bike and bike parts from Mondello Park on Saturday 16th July?

I will pay for diesel and loan of the van.

Or wheres a good place to hire one out for a morning?
Thanks.
15 Replies | 673 Views
» Adventure Riding Courses
Jul 07, 2016 - 10:48 AM - by BigDiggity
How'yiz

Has anyone done any adventure touring/riding courses that they'd recommend.

I'm planning to do some long distance adventure trips and wanna be equipped with the skills to tackle any roads or trails I come across on a 200kg+ bike, trip planning, road side maintenance etc.

Now I know there's no substitute for good aul experience but just trying to get a head start.

I currently have a Tiger 800, may change next year for a newer one or an Africa Twin... But that's neither here nor there...

Having done a bit of research they seem to only really be in the uk, the most prominent ones seem to be:
BMW Off Road Skills
Triumph Trail Quest
Adventure Bike Training Uk
MOTO Scotland (although... [Read More]
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» Can someone see bike for me in Dublin?
Jul 07, 2016 - 10:34 AM - by watteau
I found a bike:

https://www.donedeal.ie/adview/view/12618031

Unfortunately I am basically immobile now (provisional) and up to my ears in work related duties. Will someone from Dublin area be able to see a motorcycle above for me? Will be happy to repay the favor either in money* or beer.

I need just a basic assessment - is the frame straight, bearings not shot, engine sounds normally, no signs of abuse.

*) up to 4% of the purchase value if done well and by knowledgeable person
29 Replies | 1,582 Views
» Pan European ST1300 Battery Problem
Jul 07, 2016 - 9:39 AM - by TrueBlue_
Hi,

A few times recently my battery has been flat. For example, started up early morning no problem. Drove 20km and parked it. Tried to restart an hour later, lights came on dimly and would hardly turn over, clock reset itself. I had to get a jump start. Drove a further 2km and parked it for the day.


Started no problem about 8 hours later that day and drove the bike home the 22km, put the battery on charge and within a few minutes it says full. This has happened a few times.

Multimeter on the battery says 12.4V

Is something intermittently draining it? Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.
19 Replies | 442 Views
» Guy Martin to race at the Ulster Grand Prix ?
Jul 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM - by Admin
Ulster Grand Prix clerk-of-the-course Noel Johnston says he remains hopeful that Guy Martin will return to compete at this year's event at Dundrod.

The Tyco BMW rider sat out the North West 200 and Isle of Man TT to take part in the Tour Divide cycle race.

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The Lincolnshire man, who was injured in a 130mph crash at Ireland's Corner last August, has yet to indicate whether he will race again this season.

... [Read More]
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» big single noise
Jul 07, 2016 - 8:33 AM - by suarridge
is it unusual for a big single to make a metallic noise at idle only, in time with the piston , that disappears as you give it a few more revs ?
my low mileage DRZ did it and my SZR does it too.
9 Replies | 787 Views
» zx6r Track Tail Piece Fitting
Jul 07, 2016 - 8:23 AM - by cb400sf
I have a 2004 zx6r track bike with track fairings, they were fitted when i got the bike. The initial fitting of them wasn't the best but I have the fairings and belly pan sorted out, but the tail piece is my concern, worth noting that the tail piece and the seat pan are all the one unit, i just have a foam pad on the seat pan. The tail piece is secured in place with only two bolts, one either side into the rear sub frame, marked with the red circle in the pic below. The tail piece has recesses for these bolts. I am just wondering should there also be bolts fitted down through the back of the tail piece into the rear sub frame, as per the blue arrow? There are no recesses or anything for these bolts and to be honest it would destroy the smooth look of the tail piece but there seems to be a... [Read More]
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» Number plate
Jul 06, 2016 - 9:09 PM - by dodyamr6
Anyone know where I would get a tidy number plate made up for bike in Waterford.
6 Replies | 329 Views
» Any Chain Riveter Recommendations
Jul 06, 2016 - 3:53 PM - by ehonda
Can anyone recommend a decent Chain riveter, upon searching old threads, Chopper reccomended something that is now a dead link was it this one Chopper??

Judging by the other posts theres 1 chain riveter in the whole of the country and its passed around like a cheap hooker

Don't mind spending a few bob for a decent yoke but would like to know which one is decent first
21 Replies | 642 Views
» Does anyone on here have a cage garage in Kerry???
Jul 06, 2016 - 3:18 PM - by yzfr1jon
I vaguely remember that someone on here opened a cage garage in Tralee i think they were doing valet and bikes???
7 Replies | 535 Views
» Low mileage KTM
Jul 06, 2016 - 1:38 PM - by oroura25
Howdy folks!

Just thought I'd share a pic of my old KTM 690 that I introduced to the forum a while back with 3000 km on her. It had nearly 62000 km done 3 years later! Not bad from a single!

Click the image to open in full size.

Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
9 Replies | 614 Views
» Something for the OBI fans
Jul 06, 2016 - 12:46 PM - by My First Suzuki
Parkin Vincent, pic taken in 1969. The bike was road legal

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5 Replies | 351 Views
» Fairing screws and clips bye f650st
Jul 06, 2016 - 10:53 AM - by edwardbutt
Hi guys, I have a BMW f650 st and am looking for just three fairing clips and bolts anyone know where I can get these in Cork or hardware store? For the sake of just three bolts I don't want to order online.

Thanks

WARP SPEED MR. SULU
4 Replies | 228 Views
» xr 400 supermoto wheels
Jul 05, 2016 - 9:52 PM - by motocrossmadness
Anyone got these wheels. Cash waiting
7 Replies | 409 Views
» honda/bsa
Jul 05, 2016 - 9:36 PM - by speedy joe
Hi guys, just thought I would show you my Honda 400/4 and my latest pride and joy a 1961 BSA 650 Road Rocket Replica great crack off the pipes on the beeza
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» Insurance sucks...
Jul 05, 2016 - 8:16 PM - by IrishTrepper
I was messing about on Liberty Insurance trying again to decide what size bike to get thinking there would be a monumental difference between the insurance of a 125cc and a 250cc, one was 1.05k one was 1.2k... I honestly wasn't prepared for the price to be that high at ALL any tips for lowering my insurance quote? The guy I'll be doing my IBT with said he would do a Insurance Skills Assessment which would lower my quote but other than that I have no idea.
27 Replies | 913 Views
» Battery upgrade??
Jul 05, 2016 - 4:56 PM - by Harley Riders Love A Reacharound
Well lads, my battery in my 2011 SXF 350 MX bike has been a bit weak lately and I'm thinking of upgrading. Its a bollix if it runs flat in the middle of forestry as have no back up kick start! It currently has the OE spec Yuasa but I've been looking at gel batteries and lithium Ion ones. Lithium Ion is the most expensive but not by a massive amount really. Now i know feck all about em really so just wondering would it be worth the extra money over a gel?
4 Replies | 331 Views
» which helmet for upright position
Jul 05, 2016 - 3:53 PM - by MisplacedDharma
Hi,

Just wondering if people had a view on which helmet is the best for the upright position.

I was looking at the Shark Race R Pro ......... mainly because its said to be the safest in the Shark range. But being designed for pure race fit I'm not sure if it would suit the upright position of the Z1000.

Thanks!
13 Replies | 610 Views
» Armoured shirt
Jul 05, 2016 - 3:12 PM - by allsorts&oddjobs
Lads do any of you use an armoured shirt like the knox type?, just thinking it would be handy for touring, wear that under any jacket and you have your proection plus you can bring a waterproof jacket for rain and a leather one for dry weather, both would pack down small if you take all the armour out of them.
Seems to be a good setup but just wondering if any of you know the pros and cons of it, cost about two hundred quid so dont want to throw money away if not worth it, wasted enough money on shit over the years
11 Replies | 526 Views
» Delkevic Cans
Jul 05, 2016 - 9:48 AM - by Bon Scott
Got a set of these fitted by Chopper last week.
They look savage & the growl off them is very nice indeed.
Very happy lad driving from Trim to Dublin last week.
320 for the set.
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14 Replies | 574 Views

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