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» Early r6 gearbox
Feb 14, 2015 - 2:53 PM - by bmass
Quick introduction, I'm living in Canada and looking to get a bike having been off them for 2 years. Looking at a few 600s and a few early r6's in particular. I've read about the second gear issue on these ones, but wondering is there any way to test for it without driving it because there's still snow on the roads. I'm guessing there's not, so here's my question - if I can get the bike at a decent price, would people recommend it. I'm not shy of doing the work, but gearboxes are a bit scary to me.

Best result, bargain bike that runs nicely, and I get to learn about carbs.
Bad result, trailer it home and it jumps out of gear on my first spin, resulting in a couple of weeks work to replace gearbox parts.

My thinking for trying to buy now is that prices... [Read More]
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» Gatso van mount argus
Feb 14, 2015 - 2:10 PM - by r1 sean
Well hidden like shooting fish in a barrel
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» Bandit 600
Feb 14, 2015 - 11:39 AM - by truebadger2011
Hey finally getting started on fixing the bandit after the spill decided to get few mods for her rather than putting her back to original have the headlight and brake clutch levers, the danmoto exhaust and koso speedo are on the way. thinking of getting the bike resprayed something close to candy apple red. Shouldn't be much longer . I'll put picture's of the bike up when she's done.



Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
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» Tips on doing U turn for driving test?
Feb 14, 2015 - 12:51 AM - by Corpus Cavernosum Clitoridis IV
Fair play to yer man, I would have burst my hole laughing

... [Read More]
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» Carbon Sleeve
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Hi does anyone know where I could get a carbon sleeve for an end can repair. The can is an odd size so will need someone who can do custom sizes. I've priced getting it repaired but I'd buy a can for the cost of it and if I could get the sleeve kit id have no bother doing it myself.
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» best winter gloves ?
Feb 13, 2015 - 8:47 PM - by pendy
Probably been asked thousand times but anyone by experience know a top glove ,I bought some Rst ones but still fecking freezing !
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» Training Day 23th Feb
Feb 13, 2015 - 6:49 PM - by Timhysu
My brother Frank was booked in to do the training day on the 23rd, but Mondello are going to cancel if they don't get enough people booked in . Just letting everyone know, so if you are thinking about it , now is the time to act !!!!
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» Honda 50/stomp 140
Feb 13, 2015 - 5:52 PM - by DavyH
Nicely done. Friend bought this,need a few bits for front brake if anyone has them...spring lever and cam?

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» Lidl bluetooth set
Feb 13, 2015 - 1:19 PM - by kcmacloon
Just saw that Lidl have bluetooth set for helmets in next Thursday. Anyone have these, what are they like to use?
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» Superbike UK review - the original 1998 Yamaha R1
Feb 13, 2015 - 11:21 AM - by Duke RR
All the way back to 1998 !

The new 2015 R1 will be road tested next week by all the worlds biking media, seems fitting.....




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015 looks like it might be a bit of a vintage year in terms of proper, jaw-dropping superbikes. Of course Kawasaki’s supercharged H2R isn’t far away, but next week we’ll be riding
... [Read More]
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» Leathers!
Feb 13, 2015 - 10:29 AM - by LORENZO99
I'm in the market for a set of leathers for a upcoming trackday. Would I pick up a set at the Bike Show in the RDS cheap? Or can anyone recomend somewhere to pick up a set for about €150- €200?
Cheers
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» Ram mount Dublin?
Feb 13, 2015 - 9:42 AM - by redout
Anywhere sell these for the bike around Dublin or a little further?
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» 2010 Honda CRF250R not starting
Feb 13, 2015 - 6:36 AM - by golfsmith
Helping a friend in need of starting his bike.

Need help with a electrical diagram for the above.
It's a fuel injection model,can see that there's spark but not fuel spraying from the injector.
Bike was standing for more than 6 months,is it possible the fuel in the tank that degraded.
Engine was rebuild after a conrod bearing went bad and damaged the crank casings.
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» Delkevic Exhaust - Fantastic!
Feb 13, 2015 - 2:01 AM - by siam rider
Ordered a Delkevic exhaust for my little CBR250.

Only 119 sterling - with 20 deducted for UK VAT as it was being sold outside the UK! So 99 quid sterling!

Passed UK Noise regulations, dyno for all their products on their website. Saves almost 5kg from the stock anchor that was previously on it. The build quality is fantastic. The sound is great - making the single-cylinder CBR250 sound great is no mean feat. All the youtube/forum reviews for the consider this as the best pipe for the CBR250. the little single cylinder doesn't sound so nice when screaming through a Yoshimura. And at a fantastic price compared to Yoshi, Akrapovic, Leo Vince etc.

Closed/open throttle is smoother, it revs nicer, climbs much faster in the top-end, engine braking... [Read More]
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» 690 Ktm advice needed
Feb 12, 2015 - 11:57 PM - by dt125x-supermoto
I want an Smc but an sm would do. Any1 any advice or things to look out for on these. Owner says clutch springs need doing but otherwise he says bike needs nothing

http://www.adverts.ie/car/ktm/other-...e-swap/7322030
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» Round 1 HnH
Feb 12, 2015 - 11:40 PM - by Obw
Moto Cross Ireland is holding Round 1 of the 2015 Hare & Hound Championship at the Coolgreany Co. Wexford on Sunday the 22nd of February.
The format is as follows:-
Sign-on from 7:30am. Must be completed at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the scheduled race.
Please note that bikes are out first with the quads at 2:30pm.
All Adult races (including youth 125 + 250) will be 2 and a half hours long starting at 9am.
Youths (65’s, 85’s & Blasters) will be 1 hour starting at 12:30pm.
Adult Quad (farm and Race), will be 2 and a half hours long starting at 2:30pm
Adult €45.00
Youths €25.00
Venue GPS: 52°46'26.2"N 6°14'31.9"W or (52.773935, -6.242191)
Google Maps: ... [Read More]
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» LG motorcycles contact ?
Feb 12, 2015 - 11:07 PM - by datareactor
Hi lads

Anybody know phone contact LG motorcycles milltown dublin ?

Thanks
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» Bmw r65
Feb 12, 2015 - 9:00 PM - by Johnnylee46
Have been asked the value of a 1984 BMW R65 and was wonder could anyone out there in biker land be able to give me an idea. Its a clean bike in very good nick with a good bit of work done to it like clutch, fork seals, king & queen seat and unrated rear shocks. Looks well in fairness but not the type of bike I would normally go for but if the price was right I may take it just don't want to over pay for it.
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» Attempted theft Cork city
Feb 12, 2015 - 8:06 PM - by hornet600
Watch ur bikes lads
Another attempt on my bike just now.
Only for sensor light outside the house i would have had the bastard
The scummer is around the northside wearing a black puffer jacket
26 Replies | 1,247 Views
» Arai date stamp
Feb 12, 2015 - 7:27 PM - by yames
Can anyone help with date of manufacture on my lid it's arai on the d ring is j02 will this pass for nifty fifty races on 21 feb thanks
14 Replies | 711 Views
» what is this for?
Feb 12, 2015 - 5:43 PM - by rugernuger1991
Anyone know what this is for its just throw in under the seat on my superfour it doesn't fit anywhere on the blike but it's connect Any ideas

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23 Replies | 1,084 Views
» Boot repair
Feb 12, 2015 - 4:22 PM - by CBR400Shay
Made shite of the Zip on my leather boot this morning. Tried ZipYard . Girl in there said it needs a new zip but the leather was to thick for them to stitch.
Anywhere in Limerick that could repair it ???. Boots are only a few months old
11 Replies | 340 Views
» Parking Fine.
Feb 12, 2015 - 4:12 PM - by Neidas
Hello,

Ive been parking in front of my school for nearly 2 years now, bikers before for nearly 4, and no problems have arisen. Today as I walked out of my second last class I saw a fella with a high-viz helmet out of the gates of my school, taking pictures and writing fines to students cars that have parked in front of the school. While the crowd from inside the gates were shouting abuse at the guy, he finished up taking his snaps and clipping fines to wipers, he rode off happily. Unfortunately, my bike was parked perpendicular to the kerb between the cars.

Quickly running to my bike after last class had finished I was expecting a big fat 40 euro fine to be lodged in between the tank and seat, or pinched somewhere by the clocks, or even clamped at the front... [Read More]
9 Replies | 839 Views
» Dirty petrol
Feb 12, 2015 - 12:24 PM - by Simba
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Decided to drain my tank...... Good jesus!!
8 Replies | 614 Views
» IOM TT - Cameron Donald to ride Valvoline Padgett's 600 at TT
Feb 12, 2015 - 7:40 AM - by Admin
Australian TT hero, Cameron Donald will line up in the colours of the Valvoline Racing by Padgetts Motorcycles team at the 2015 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, contesting the two Monster Energy Supersport Races.

With John McGuinness unable to continue his association with the Batley-based squad, team principal Clive Padgett has moved quickly to fill the void and securing the services of Donald alongside regular team member Bruce Anstey ensures they’ll again be a strong contender for race wins in the two four-lap races.

Joining the Valvoline Racing by Padgetts Motorcycles team also means Donald and Anstey will be reunited as team-mates having spent three years together at the TAS Suzuki team between 2008 and 2010.

A double race... [Read More]
0 Replies | 190 Views
» motor technology course
Feb 11, 2015 - 7:19 PM - by joe mc gonagle
17 Replies | 794 Views
» This lad is off his rocker...
Feb 11, 2015 - 5:25 PM - by RedEye
10 large for a standard 2010 Blade!

http://www.donedeal.ie/view/8434001 2010 Honda Fireblade 1000

GLWS, you'll need it....
18 Replies | 1,214 Views
» kerry to dublin spin
Feb 11, 2015 - 4:49 PM - by pendy
Just said I'd chance my arm if there's any Kerry head going to Dublin this Friday morning stuck for lift to collect a bike ! Hard to get a lift during the week and fuck the train
10 Replies | 552 Views
» Engine case protectors for classic superbikes
Feb 11, 2015 - 3:50 PM - by ascalon
Where would a chap go looking for engine cases for older race bikes, such as the golden era superbikes etc?

ZXR/OWO1 etc.

A few web searches haven't turned up much.

Is there anyone locally making this sort of stuff?

Cheers,
A
7 Replies | 402 Views
» 2015 Yamaha R1 dash simulator
Feb 11, 2015 - 2:33 PM - by batman_oh
http://yamahamotorsports.com/sport/m.../index_r1.html

You can cycle through the whole thing as with the actual bike. Pretty amusing and a noticeably better interface than any other bike I've been on. The HP4 was dodge and KTM should be ashamed of the interface on the 1190/1290!

The right wheel held down opens up full menu and if you tap this when scrolling it selects options
19 Replies | 657 Views
» Bsa bb32 gs 1953
Feb 11, 2015 - 1:51 PM - by Fledermaus
Picked this up lately,debating whether to leave as is,or do a cosmetic refresh.
TT Carb must go,it wont tick over properly with it.
It's on a ZV Plate,but it's an irish bike from day 1,delivered to a crowd called Huet bros. in bachelors walk,dublin in 1953.
Makes me think it was perhaps bought for competition use,and not road registered at the time?
There are endless reliability/performance upgrades/mods available,but all in good time.Methinks this is a keeper[IMG]... [Read More]
32 Replies | 605 Views
» Airport parking
Feb 11, 2015 - 1:33 PM - by adzer
Heading to London on friday for the weekend. Hoping to get to the mcn bike show. Anyone know the situation for parking the bike at the airport. Do u have to pay and take a car spot or is there somewhere you can nip into and park near an entrance? any help welcome. Cheers
10 Replies | 608 Views
» Anyone know this bike? vfr400
Feb 11, 2015 - 1:26 PM - by puckfook
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Has been sitting outside where I work for at least a year without moving. I asked security about it but they don't seem to know much about it.

Wouldn't mind getting in contact with the owner to make an offer.
14 Replies | 870 Views

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