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» FC Moto
Nov 25, 2022 - 5:46 AM - by R.M
20% off everything using BLACKMOTO20
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» Rgv500
Nov 23, 2022 - 6:21 PM - by scorpy



22 grand in Italy. Worth every penny for me....


https://www.autoscout24.com/offers/s...=android-share

Mileage: 25,000 km
First registration: 01/1986
Final price: € 22,000.-
6 Replies | 196 Views
» Rip Keith farmer
Nov 10, 2022 - 1:06 PM - by joe williams
Just heard this news , shocking news at 35 yrs of age , another good one lost, rip.
7 Replies | 375 Views
» Bike jumble in the south east
Nov 01, 2022 - 7:13 PM - by Pumbaa the warthog
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» Kids Motocross locations
Nov 01, 2022 - 12:17 PM - by Budthewiser
Gents, I bought a little chinese 50cc bike for my sone last year. Hes getting fast and bord going around the local feild in Bettys town. Apart from Gormans town track is there anywhere around The Drogheda area where i could take him that we wown't piss off neighbours and are there any clubs that anyone can recomend for kids motocross, Thanks in Advance
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» Nifty 50s
Oct 30, 2022 - 9:31 PM - by jic44
Not a bad turn out for a spin today. was around the 10 degree mark. Took in a good chunk of north county dublin. Got to try out the new Arai flat cap.

Stopped to buy petrol from Achmed in texaco and tried out some compressed air in the back tyre.

be a nice build up to other routes such as the ring of kerry and the R132 next year






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» Sun,Sea,and Wheelies with Motocraft
Oct 30, 2022 - 6:05 PM - by Japcati
Well what another epic 5 day Spanish track event with Motocraft.
This time the location was the fast but technical track of Andalucia.
A challenging track,that rewards the brave.
A mere 30 degrees C there for all 3 days on track.
Great craic on track,and off it too.
Great bunch of lads on this trip aswell.
Roll on 2023,and tracks such as Monteblanco,Brno,Portimao,and Andalucia or Cartegena.



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» Freebirds MCC project
Oct 26, 2022 - 9:29 PM - by HEATZ
anyone in the Galway area dont miss this

https://www.fakebook.com/events/1124.../?ref=newsfeed

i seen it in Longford a few weeks back and its savage
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» vrt agent
Oct 22, 2022 - 10:01 PM - by jic44
I saw an ad on donedeal for a crowd that sort out your vrt.I saw the ad mentioned in a thread here recently. I cant find it. has anybody got a link. I hate paper work. would rather give someone a few quid to do it.
3 Replies | 164 Views
» The one that got away
Oct 21, 2022 - 7:03 PM - by manbearpig
Hi Lads,

Anyone have a bike or bikes that they still pine over? My was a Honda blackbird. Carb version - dyno jet kit, twin scorpion exhausts . . . Was a "gift" to myself for passing the full test.

Came to it after a bandit 650 so it felt like a rocket in comparison. Had it pinned once coming from Mullingar to Kinnegad and the helmet was being pulled off me head.

Sometimes look at Donedeal and search for it but is say she's deffo retired by now.
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» motorbike swap meet and auto jumble
Oct 19, 2022 - 2:48 PM - by menapia dude
folks,

we are setting up for a swap meet in wexford big hall and massive hardcore carpark 10 mins from wexford town on ross road,

there will be complete running bikes for sale
project bikes
helmets and clothing stall
parts for all vintage ,classic and modern bikes
chipper on site

for a table in the hall its 25 euro and 20 euro outside
for anyone wanting to put up a stall please ring Brian 087 6678566

if this works folks we will be doing it every quarter
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» A few different bikes in Tbilisi,Georgia.
Oct 14, 2022 - 1:14 AM - by Japcati
Great city,very friendly people,and into their bikes too.







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» Few upgrades for the track slag.......
Oct 13, 2022 - 9:57 PM - by Japcati
Im sure Steve in NDM is sick of me,and the constant stream of parts too......






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» Is there a bike show next year?
Oct 13, 2022 - 9:27 AM - by My First Suzuki
Well, apparently not......

"Irish Motorbike & Scooter Show is feeling sad at The Rds Dublin.

The Carole Nash Irish Motorbike and Scooter Show comes to a close.
Its with considerable sadness that we must inform you that weve decided to wrap up the Carole Nash Irish Motorbike and Scooter Show, RDS. As such we wont be running the event, in 2023 or at any time in the future.
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21 Replies | 560 Views
» Motor tax.
Oct 12, 2022 - 5:34 PM - by Rockster
Simple one lads, looking at a bike that hasn't been taxed in over a decade. Questions is, who is responsible for back tax if applicable?
4 Replies | 195 Views
» Broken down at exit 18 Galway motorway -
Oct 11, 2022 - 9:40 AM - by manbearpig
Anyone have a number for breakdown services. Insurance are useless - let me down


Need the bike taken to Sean oranmore
33 Replies | 513 Views
» first round of championship
Oct 11, 2022 - 9:30 AM - by oretom
tough day for some

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIFY2UpndyI
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» Registering a UK dirt bike
Oct 09, 2022 - 6:42 PM - by KTMkenny
I have my eye on a KTM EXC in Sligo. It's a race bike but It has a UK V5.

No odometer.

Is it possible to register it here?
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» Great Condition Transalp 600.........Mintest
Oct 07, 2022 - 6:25 PM - by The Road Runner
As a previous HONDA 600 Transalp Owner in the past, including the cleanest German stock........I am puttingthis up here , because i remember there are some Transalp entheusiasts of the 600 ESPECIALLY THE Twin discs model post 1996

Well today i saw the best and cleanest one iv'e seen in fifteen years for Sale.....in
CITY SPARES MOTORCYCLES in Cherry Orchard ......im not exagerrating......

DONT KNOW price kilometers or anything else..........its an ex German Bike
registed in ireland 2000 ..............I do know it will be sold very quickly, so if you have been looking for that right one, this is it.........He who Hesitates etc etc..... [Read More]
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» Harley heads - in Norn Iron ?
Oct 07, 2022 - 11:10 AM - by -alan-
Lads,

Was wondering if any of ye are mates with owners in the North ?

I'm still looking for a decent FXR, but cant even seem to figure how you would about go finding one up there. Wouldn't mind putting the word round there if I could.
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» starter bike for an 8 year old
Oct 06, 2022 - 1:56 PM - by KTMkenny
Want to get the youngster a bike.

I think a motox bike is not going to work to start him.

I think a clutch will be too much for him .

Was thinking of those Chinese bike. Local dealer carries the VMX pit bikes which are the same as Stomp according to him.

Are they junk? Any advise?
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» New clutch
Oct 05, 2022 - 11:26 AM - by Kilko
Iam a bit lost and confused. The clutch on my 2016 Yamaha mt07 was slipping and the lever would not return out fully. I was clutching at straws and replaced the cable and it's not catching anywhere but it made no difference. I got an ebc brakes friction plate kit and the spring kit. All the friction plates appears the same in this kit. I took out the old kit and the inner and outer plates are different as in the manual. I fitted the new plates after soaking overnight and the lever is still the same. Has anyone come across this problem before. Help appreciated
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» Vintage Bike - Numbers not matching on logbook ?
Oct 05, 2022 - 8:08 AM - by -alan-
Lads,

Been on the hunt for a particular bike for a while. Found a reasonable one, but the engine on it seems to have been replaced, and the engine number is different than what's on the log-book.

I know it's not ideal, and a bargaining point - but was wondering whether it has potential to cause problems down the line with the thing ?

Any insight or experience much appreciated.
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» The Honda Hornet Returns
Oct 04, 2022 - 6:59 PM - by Scythe
So Honda have brought the Hornet back but now its a twin instead of an in-line four.
Not the same at all for me but its to take on the MT07.
Thoughts?
Looks like their CB500 to me or the 650 style they discontinued in 2017.

Link:
https://www.honda.co.uk/motorcycles/...DA_HORNET_Hero


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» Yamaha crank bearing sizes
Oct 04, 2022 - 10:53 AM - by seano
Firstly is it possible to grind a Yamaha crank/resurrect one, it's a 2cr Mt10, engine is the same as the R1 but its got a different crank. or is it a case you just have to buy another one because of coatings etc. The fact theres no oversize bearings from yamaha that I can find is probably all the answer I need. I've attached some pictures, the scoring isn't deep but it would still need some element of grinding. All of the big ends have some element of scoring bar one, main journals are all perfect.

Yamaha just give colour codes for the bearings and no sizes so I don't even know what tolerances I have to play with so cant really go into a machine shop and ask. I don't fancy paying over 200 euro for a full set to find the sizes, to then find out the crank is useless, surely... [Read More]
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» Cheap road bike suitable for track days?
Oct 03, 2022 - 10:27 AM - by manbearpig
Hi Men,

Wanted to start a thread about reasonably priced bikes that would be suitable for both track and road.

Been juggling the idea of getting a track bike - but ive no van/trailer etc and it just starts to get messy with the idea of going full on track bike.

Anyone recommendations of a decent track bike - I would have a 600/750 in mind.

Ive done 1 track day in Mondello (Srad 750) and a trackday in Anglesea (Duke 1098) and really had a ball.
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» Anyone breaking a 2002 Kawasaki ZX12r - Stator/Generator needed
Oct 03, 2022 - 9:50 AM - by Dymag
Anyone breaking a 2002 Kawasaki ZX12r - Stator/Generator needed.


thanks in advance
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» Moto piston 5000 curves spain
Sep 30, 2022 - 12:38 PM - by allsorts&oddjobs
Just back from a week in Spain doing the 5000 curves challenge and tour, brilliant week, my eldest son and a few good friends, absolutely brilliant roads and scenery, the Moto piston club do a great job and really looked after everyone, had a blast, deffo going again next year.




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» Something for the mangina......
Sep 30, 2022 - 8:09 AM - by Japcati
Still waiting on this poxy R1 race rad.
But this little pad arrived yesterday.
Its contoured,doesnt itch,and fits my mangina perfectly.
Not sure if it will stop a leaky bladder though.






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3 Replies | 131 Views

 

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