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» Off Road Riding in Moab, Utah
Apr 30, 2017 - 12:15 AM - by Earache
It's Saturday, April 29th and at my house in Colorado, at 10,000' above sea level, the weather looks like this today.....
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... [Read More]
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» Wanted rvf400 nc35
Apr 29, 2017 - 11:56 PM - by Dav93
Was just looking for 2 fairing kits for sale for Honda RVF400 nc35 as they are seaming very hard 2 come by. Was wondering where best 2 start..
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» Me New Royde....!
Apr 29, 2017 - 11:26 PM - by Jofass
After lusting for one of these since their introduction in 2009, and my continued obsession with the rvf400 and all things v4. I finally got the balls to do it. Sure there's no official support dealer in the country, and any major servicing will involve (happily) a trip to wales, but fuck it I am so proud of this. As far as I'm aware it is the only RSV4 RF in Ireland. My last aprilia was an rs50 about 16 years ago, so hopefully this will be as reliable! Cant wait to get out on a blast!

A MASSIVE thanks to Christy in CC's Unlimited for sourcing this bike for me. He went above and beyond the call of duty, from ensuring warranty coverage to prompt delivery n sourcing the best deal... I've been buying bikes for 16 years (I've had over 40) amd I've never come across a more... [Read More]
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» Leather or Textiles for Trip to Spain
Apr 29, 2017 - 7:51 PM - by PaulJ
Hi All

Heading off with a mate to Spain next Saturday taking in the Jerez Moto GP on Sunday and 3 days touring on hired bikes (Tracer 900s). Temperatures likely to be mid to high 20s. Choice between vented leathers and textiles. Thinking of going with the leathers. Any thoughts?
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» Bike Auction
Apr 29, 2017 - 4:42 PM - by ENGLISH
Just wondering if anybody got a bargain at the classic bike auction today at Paul Cooke Auctions Naas ?
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» Wales/England/BSB/Top Gear.....pics galore.
Apr 29, 2017 - 3:01 PM - by Japcati
Great 15 day tour of Wales and the UK.
Irish Ferries Swift fast ferry is a god send,fast way to get to Holyhead.
Filled here up with 98ron while over there.

Saw some lovely sights down through Wales,weather was good for the most part.

Best bits for me were BSB Brands Hatch and also managing to get out on the Top Gear Test track and also chat with the McLaren race cage team.
The 747 Jumbo Jet is unreal up close,its HUGE.

Enjoyed a VIP day in Mercedes Benz World in Brooklands while over there.

The S1000rr was comfy to ride with all the gear strapped onto her.
And the cage promiscuous lady worked a treat too.
... [Read More]
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» Trikes and car licence.
Apr 29, 2017 - 12:25 PM - by mike lydon
Hi all.
Quick question.
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Can a 1.2 trike be driven on a full car licence? Or would I need a bike licence.
Atb Mike
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» Dave moss Suspension guru coming to Ireland part two
Apr 29, 2017 - 9:33 AM - by r1 sean
OK dave has agreed to come over ,he needs a hand getting a bike shop / venue to hold his workshops and seminars, I tried a few with no luck ,has anyone any ideas?

https://youtu.be/XOWQKPhuv_0
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» My first litre bike :)
Apr 29, 2017 - 8:51 AM - by Dandy Mott
2013 z1000sx and a minter at that - got it yesterday and blasted back up to Dublin last night. Some difference from the sv650! Also a big f*ck you to MCE who wanted to quote me 5 grand for insurance
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» Moving back
Apr 28, 2017 - 8:48 PM - by woodbiker
Hi lads i hoping to move back to Ireland later in the year. I just trying to find out does anyone know if i have to pay VRT on my bike?

Thanks for the help in advance.
5 Replies | 326 Views
» Ride to Work Day
Apr 28, 2017 - 8:06 PM - by Speedqueengalway
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» Sheils on pole for 2017 Cookstown 100
Apr 28, 2017 - 6:50 PM - by Admin
Cookstown BE Suzuki’s Derek Sheils has carried on at Cookstown where he lft off at Tandragee, taking pole for tomorrow’s KDM Hire Cookstown 100 with a fastest lap of 1’25.159ses for the 2.1-mile Orritor Circuit, half a second faster than the ‘Mullingar Missile’ Derek McGee with William Dunlop 0.051s further back in third getting in testing miles on the Temple Golf Club R1 Yamaha that he now has use of for the major international road races thanks to Tim Martin.

James Cowton was a terrific fourth fastest on his debut on the McAdoo Kawasaki Superbike. Continuing his quest for TT Mountain Course Licence points Guy Martin was ninth fastest with a lap time of 1’30.040s.

Dunlop was fastest in the Supersport class half a second clear... [Read More]
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» Looking for a garage space, mondello Masters.
Apr 28, 2017 - 6:26 PM - by Dan*
Looking for a garage space if any going.
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» Alastair Seeley's one off ride at Oulton Park
Apr 28, 2017 - 3:29 PM - by Admin
Tyco BMW have wheeled in Alastair Seeley to replace the injured Davide Giugliano at Oulton Park’s MCE British Superbike round this weekend.

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The Carrickfergus rider, who is campaigning the team’s S1000RRs at this year’s North West 200, isn’t on Supersport duty as his Spirit team takes a development break until Snetterton so will take the reins for both Superbike races.

... [Read More]
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» ZX-7R pros and cons?
Apr 28, 2017 - 2:49 PM - by sub zero
Hey

I'm considering buying a Kawasaki ZX-7R and was just wondering if anyone here who owns one or used to own one could give me a run down of the good and bad points of them, what are they like to live with day to day etc.

Thanks!
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» What to look for when buying a second hand bike
Apr 28, 2017 - 11:01 AM - by Dandy Mott
Howyee lads...

Apologies for the noobish thread just looking for a bit of advice ahead of a proposed purchase as I'm not all that mechanically minded (to say the least). Anyway am looking at a bike tomorrow afternoon down in Tipp and just wanted to make sure I'm not missing anything when looking her over... so the things to ask/look for are:

- How many previous owners
- Where it came from originally
- Service history
- Users manual, log book, spare keys
- Ever been crashed/dropped - Look for scratches/dents etc
- Check the chain/sprockets
- Check the tyre tread depth etc
-Check for signs of rust
- Check brake fluid level etc
-Take for a test drive - make sure the steering is balanced, smooth... [Read More]
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» JMcG new Blade
Apr 28, 2017 - 10:43 AM - by eirehead
I know what everyone's thinking. Will it crack the 134!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giEpEJU3_gQ&t=0s
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» BSB Oulton Park....worth it or not?
Apr 27, 2017 - 9:57 PM - by Japcati
Weather looks crap for race day on Monday.
Is it worth it to head to Oulton for BSB Round 3?
Whats Oultan Park like?

Thanks.
8 Replies | 357 Views
» Filtering on big cruisers/bikes with panniers
Apr 27, 2017 - 4:36 PM - by the dessert fox
Was filtering past a mile of standing traffic this morning when an oncoming car swerved towards me, trying to force me in. Was on the white line. The bastard went by gesticulating angrily. What a prick.
Anyway it set me thinking about filtering with wider bikes, given that I'm in the market for something more age appropriate (see my Guzzi wanted ad) Obviously room is an issue between lanes, but what about outside? I have seen cruisers sitting in traffic, and that's just not my way of biking. Is it practical to push on through, is my question?
34 Replies | 1,126 Views
» Top 10 coolest bikes according to Donedeal.
Apr 27, 2017 - 3:30 PM - by PJ
What is the world coming to:

https://blog.donedeal.ie/2017/04/10-...w/#xtor=AD-33-[Cool-MBikes-NL]

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» VRT pain in the G double E
Apr 27, 2017 - 2:24 PM - by oroura25
Howya folks,

I have to change over my lovely English reg to an Irish one and to do that, I've myself booked into the NCT centre for them to have a gander at it and say that 'yes, Alan, this is in fact, a motorcycle....'

I have my invoice for it, proof of address and the two forms to be filled out.

Should I put the baffles back into the exhausts I wonder?? I don't want to be sent home because the examiner has gone from being visually impaired to being audibly impaired as a result Could it be a requirement???

Tanks loves,

Alan
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» BSB 2017 - Byrne: It's quite simple, I might be too old for this shit
Apr 27, 2017 - 10:40 AM - by Admin
Defending MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne heads to Oulton Park with a straightforward message which is to return to winning ways to kick-start his 2017 campaign.

The Be Wiser Ducati rider has endured an abominable start to the season after being ruled out of the opening round with concussion at Donington Park, Byrne bursted his bollocks for a fourth position in race one at Brands Hatch Indy before crashing out in the second race which he felt, miserable and dejected after..

With just 13 points to his name and zero podium points after two rounds, Shakey already trails the top six Showdown spots by 23 points while BSB championship leader Leon Haslam has amassed a resounding 86 points already with 14 podium points.

With seven rounds until the... [Read More]
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» Steering Dampers
Apr 27, 2017 - 9:59 AM - by RTV
Lads,

Before getting the R6 I was advised to put a steering damper right away and now that I've started pushing the bike a little bit more, I definitely see the point of adding one.

Now, the known brands are quite expensive at north of 500 yoyos for Ohlins and GPR. They're the best, I'm sure but.. do you have any experience with the alternative less known brands?

I've seen things like these UK chaps for half the price: http://www.diasec.co.uk/diamond-gas-...mper-867-p.asp

And of course, the Chinese mock offs on ebay that I wouldn't trust for just a few euros.


Any experiences and recommendations are... [Read More]
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» Advice on tool kit
Apr 27, 2017 - 8:55 AM - by Anthony Byrne
I'm heading to the UK on the bike for 4 days part of a charity gig I do, snowdonia, Lake District and lough lomond back through Belfast . Anyhow what's the bare minimum of tools to bring, I'm camping it so already have a bit of gear.
Also do any of you use slime for tubed tires

Cheers
Anto
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» New colour wheels
Apr 26, 2017 - 4:40 PM - by r1 sean
Well after much hassle and the wrong paint, don't google ohlins paint code as it doesn't work ,I'm happy anyway .

Click the image to open in full size.... [Read More]
22 Replies | 668 Views
» Tyre sizes for an older bike: where to buy?
Apr 26, 2017 - 10:50 AM - by -alan-
Lads,

I've been looking for a set of tyres for the CB450.

The sizes are:

110/90 - 19" on the front (or 3.25 x 19)
120/90 - 18" on the rear (or 4.00 x 18)

My local man can't get them in the right sizes. A quick search on the internet shows they can be got, but aren't cheap.. c. 100 euro an end, plus fitting and balancing

Qn - are the web prices about right, or is that a bit over the odds ?
and..is there anybody round Dubland you'd suggest who might supply and fit them ?

Thanks
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» new weapon
Apr 26, 2017 - 9:42 AM - by menapia dude
happy out with the diavel really light and plenty of power and it does handle well with the 240 rear just check the chicken strips
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» lc350 chassis only
Apr 25, 2017 - 9:15 PM - by shergar
hi was just wondering would anyone have or know of a yamaha 350 lc chassis lying around in a shed or barn not being used or needed . im hoping to do a special build down the road at some stage so all i need is the chassis nothing else , let me know what you might have for sale , cheers
3 Replies | 180 Views
» Count the Cunts on phones while driving
Apr 25, 2017 - 9:08 PM - by Blueb6
Let's play a game
Today I decided to count how many cunts on phones I saw on the way home from work, the route I took home was about 18km, a mix of town, country roads and villages and I spotted 6 with the phone up to the ear in that time
Just for the hell of it "count the cunts on phones while driving" for your next few trips and post here - distance and how many you see.

Don't take it too seriously tho tis only a bit of fun
38 Replies | 1,164 Views
» My new bike!!
Apr 25, 2017 - 8:47 PM - by N11 EXPRESS
Picked this up today and I am happy as a pig in shit it is an absolute lovely little thing to ride. I had only put 40 kms on it and I took it into a forest trail what a blast that was.I was always for sportsbikes but in the last couple of years I have not been enjoying it as much as I use too so I thought I give something like this a try and after one day riding around I'm a converted man. I had only seen pictures of these bikes and liked the look of them so much I went out and ordered one and I was not disappoint i was shocked at how big they are. I was caught out in a couple of snow... [Read More]
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» Lads, desperate to get in touch with ISM - anybody here able to help?
Apr 25, 2017 - 8:08 PM - by Scout12
Long story short, I've booked my IBT for mid-May, but I was told earlier today that there were openings for tomorrow and Thursday. Only just found out I could actually attend tomorrow and Thursday, but obviously it's waaaaay too late to get their customer service. Just wondering if any of ye know the ISM lads and could help get me in touch? Cheers in advance!
0 Replies | 187 Views
» Loan of a single bike trailer..
Apr 25, 2017 - 2:25 PM - by Kingisabella
Chancing my arm here, anyone in cork have a loan of a single bike trailer for next week? Six of us doing the track training day in mondello and have a van for two bikes and a 3 bike trailer sorted, one left!
7 Replies | 441 Views
» torque wrench
Apr 25, 2017 - 2:05 PM - by jp biker
lads looking a buying a torque wrench.
which 1 should i get ? the reason im getting 1 is too do some stuff on the bike.
i see there is a few different 1s,mainly the nm settings
should i go for a heigher nm over all ? back wheel on a bandit is 100nm
any ideas lads
thanks
11 Replies | 448 Views

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