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» Pics: Bike Photo of the Month June 2019
Jun 18, 2019 - 10:08 AM - by Admin
Congratulations to last months winner,

Entries for the June Photo of the Month Competition Gallery are now open ;
https://www.biker.ie/gallery/upload.php?album=578

After you upload a photo using the link above,

At the bottom it says 'Right-Click this link to Copy, then Right-Click Paste into biker.ie'

so your image would appear on the forum here as ;

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» Results: Bike Photo of the Month May 2019
Jun 18, 2019 - 10:03 AM - by Admin
With no responsibility accepted for any wrong sums while our mathamastatician hashtag metoo'er is on strike for better pay and conditions, the preliminary results for our May 2019 photo of the month competition that was as tight as a beavers gee are as follows ;

In 3rd place, no. 8 - jimrc amassing 13 votes with 'celebrating the eucharist' ;

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In 2nd place, no. 5 n11 express on 14 votes with 'cat since the dog died' ;

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» Yamaha Thundercat (YZF 600) parts
Jun 18, 2019 - 9:32 AM - by manbearpig
Hi All,

Took this bike as a part exchange against my own bike. Lovely machine- I was very surprised by the handling and comfort - brakes need a service and the usual oil and filter etc.

I was going to shift but such a fun bike to ride I'm going to keep it. As such she needs a few bits and bobs- anyone have parts in a box for this beauty? In particular looking for indicators and end can? Last owner had put in flush indicators that are impossible to see.
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» Kells races 2019
Jun 15, 2019 - 9:12 PM - by chopper
Its fuckin hopping here at the mo . Weather allowing it should be good racing in the mornin. Looking forward to it even with a hangover. I'm delighted to see kells races back . Anybody not busy tomorrow get to here and support it .
15 Replies | 689 Views
» Children pillion.
Jun 15, 2019 - 1:06 AM - by KTMkenny
Lads. Bit of advise on the legallity and morals of taking my 4 1/2 year old on a daily 5 min ride as part of my commute. Dropping him to a child minder. All 50kph zone. My only other option is to buy a car. Which would actually make me sick. He loves riding with me as it is. But it's only been around the estate.


I'm I mad for even considering this.
36 Replies | 998 Views
» Bazzaz tuning
Jun 14, 2019 - 1:10 PM - by r1 sean
Is there anyone in the Dublin or surrounding areas that is good at bazzaz tuning ?
3 Replies | 176 Views
» Reg Plate
Jun 14, 2019 - 11:32 AM - by doohanno1
Looking to get an old style black reg plate made up.( not pressed steel)..anywhere in Dublin doing these..The company beside Cotters are not in a position to do regs at the moment..
Tks.
13 Replies | 290 Views
» Dublin is putting me off buying another bike
Jun 14, 2019 - 10:38 AM - by Luki
I've had a commuter bike pretty much since 2008. I have been living in Canada the last while. I didn't lock my bike anywhere in Vancouver. Bike crime doesn't really exist.

Just back in Dublin, 2 weeks and have been looking for a cheap 600cc plus bike between flat hunting.

There is nothing under Ä2k and less than 10 years old on donedeal. Where are all the guys who used to import bikes from USA/Japan/UK for resale gone, that the used prices are so high?

Add to this the hastle of not being able to own anything here without:
1 Some arseling sitting on it for a picture and knocking it over
2 Vandalising/robbing a part
3 Outright stealing the bike
Why are Dublin Garda fucking useless at tackling petty criminality? I'd... [Read More]
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» Your oul honda 50.
Jun 13, 2019 - 2:16 PM - by nednedned
Great for the winter.
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» Aprilia
Jun 13, 2019 - 1:28 PM - by biosed
Where in Ireland (Dublin) would I go to get a new Aprilia?
8 Replies | 443 Views
» Classic bike fest Ireland the "goodwood" of Ireland
Jun 12, 2019 - 9:49 PM - by VJMC
http://www.classicbikefestireland.com/ FYI but most people possibly know about it anyway, if interested in displaying a bike please contact the VJMC
4 Replies | 211 Views
» Bsb brands hatch
Jun 12, 2019 - 2:21 PM - by tz350h
I have a couple of general admission weekend tickets for brands bsb this week and. If interested contact me at 07771323636. Ballymena area.
2 Replies | 118 Views
» Quickshifter
Jun 12, 2019 - 10:00 AM - by Unfazed
Have to ask this,
What advantage is there in having a quick shifter on a road bike?
37 Replies | 986 Views
» spa 2019
Jun 11, 2019 - 6:43 PM - by gerry o sullivan
Hi anybody on here heading to the bikers classic in spa first weekend in july might be able to help with passes let me know
Cheers
Gerry
4 Replies | 200 Views
» Talk about when your time to go is your time to go
Jun 11, 2019 - 2:42 PM - by GreenRex
Talk about some shitty luck

I know its against policy to post about riders down, no info on the rider in question. But... if there is lightning about, be careful you might be the tallest thing in the landscape !
https://www.winknews.com/2019/06/10/...DgngpmvyA6QrtI
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» Carole Nash
Jun 11, 2019 - 1:04 PM - by xrv92
Just rang Carole Nash for a quote on a kawasaki Z1000sx which I am already insured on with some one else and was told we don't have that bike on our system sorry bye. That is really crappy service. Any one else ever get that.
12 Replies | 433 Views
» Oil slick
Jun 11, 2019 - 12:53 PM - by faz1
Diesel, oil or something like it om m6 eastbound about 2k before jct 5 kilbeggan left lane
2 Replies | 100 Views
» Looking for suzuki bandit 600
Jun 11, 2019 - 9:06 AM - by daveygoravey
Hi lads recently sold my bike and am looking to get a suzuki 600 bandit have seen afew on done deal and that but most seem to be gone already. Was just wondering if anyone has one hear for sale looking at about the 1500 mark. I can't seem to post on the buy n sell part on the forum so said I would post hear. Cheers lads. Davey
9 Replies | 253 Views
» Bagster
Jun 10, 2019 - 11:44 PM - by Jaded
Howdy. Long story short ive been offered a bagster tank cover for my bike for a reasonable price .
I've not used them before and am wondering is there any drawbacks from using one .e.g. do they damage /scrape the paint underneath or cause rust ect? The paint on the tank is very good so I don't want to risk damaging it
10 Replies | 252 Views
» Are Bike Cops being discriminated against ?
Jun 10, 2019 - 2:27 PM - by Admin
Where's their rainbow Varadkar ?
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» Tuned bikes & insurance
Jun 10, 2019 - 10:57 AM - by Dominus Obsequious Sororium
I'm looking at a bike with an exhaust and power commander tune, anyone got any experience with the impact on the insurance?
2 Replies | 199 Views
» Getting back on the road
Jun 09, 2019 - 10:31 PM - by Road warrior
Mortgage sorted, have the green light to get a bike again. The commute to work is about a 70 mile round trip and the hips arent what they used to be. Im thinking about something upright for the commute to work like a tracer or a versys any other options I should consider? Budget is 7-8k
25 Replies | 572 Views
» Zx6r clicking,clunking, noise
Jun 09, 2019 - 9:19 PM - by Born2Survive
Hey all. Got a zx6r couple weeks ago and everything going well until this evening.
Coming home and suddenly heard a noise like say bellypan came loose and was scratching along ground...pulled over checked all plastics and all ok. Started off again and same noise,was just around from house so got home and gave all a good look over,no plastics loose so went to wheel bike backwards and heard a noise from around back brake caliber area like a clicking noise every couple of seconds. Checked all there but cant see anything loose,need ideas of what to look at. Chain is fine. Cant afford to bring bike shop at moment and dont want it to be something simple only to have them spoof me and say its something big. Any help be appreciated thanks.
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» Project with no Book, Advice/Suggestions appreciated!!
Jun 09, 2019 - 8:06 PM - by Stabby
Howdy All,

Long time since I've been rolling but I have this week bought a few bikes in a lot. The main bike was the one I was after but in the stuff is a XLH Harley 1200. I have papers for everything except the Harley and wanted to start a build with what I have of her, maybe bobber hardtail or similar.

I wanted to ask everyone if they had any experience in retrieving a Log Book for a bike when the book has been lost. I did it years and years ago but it was in my name and was very straight forward.

In this case I do not have any of the details of the previous owner. All I have is the engine/frame numbers. The number plate and thats it ... [Read More]
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» Rea..dirty bastard
Jun 08, 2019 - 2:07 PM - by Jack stowage
Fucker should have got a ban....absolutely gutted for Alex....
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» Big brother gone mad
Jun 08, 2019 - 1:04 PM - by blk150
I wonder what's next for the UK in terms of big brother technology. Maybe it will soon be illegal to fart in case the toxic gases destroy the environment and render us all obsolete. Invariably eventually we will follow suit here and soon everything will sound like a standard Honda Deauville

http://news.sky.com/story/cameras-wi...icles-11737545
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» Harrison scores Senior TT victory as Hickman falters
Jun 07, 2019 - 12:30 PM - by Admin
Dean Harrison secured his third TT win and a first in the blue riband Senior event when he took victory in Friday's six-lapper on the Isle of Man.

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Harrison, 30, assumed the lead on lap five after long-time leader Peter Hickman suffered mechanical problems.

The Bradford rider finished 53 seconds ahead of Hickman, with Manx rider Conor Cummins third, a further five seconds... [Read More]
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» IOM Senior TT Coverage Today
Jun 07, 2019 - 8:16 AM - by Admin
There's been a lot of confusion over coverage for this years TT.

Even though Duke Marketing have registered and hold the trademark to 'iomtt', the official website for coverage and live feeds are as follows ;

https://www.iomttraces.com/
https://twitter.com/ttracesofficial

Click the image to open in full size.

With commentary & Live Data here ;
... [Read More]
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» Isle of Man TT 2019: Mugen mounted Michael Rutter wins TT Zero
Jun 06, 2019 - 8:30 PM - by Admin
Michael Rutter clinched the seventh win of his TT career by taking victory in the one-lap TT Zero race for electric bikes.

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The Midlands rider recorded the fastest ever lap in the class with an average speed of 121.909mph.

Rutter, 47, finished 8.5 seconds ahead of Bathams Mugen team-mate John McGuinness.

Welshman Ian Lougher completed the rostrum, three minutes 19 seconds behind... [Read More]
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» Isle of Man TT: Dunlop edges Coward to win Supertwins race
Jun 06, 2019 - 7:40 PM - by Admin
Michael Dunlop took his 19th Isle of Man TT win by repeating last year's victory in the Lightweight race for Supertwins.

In a race reduced to two laps from four, the Ballymoney rider pipped Jamie Coward by 1.3 seconds after a race-long battle, with Lee Johnston third.

Dunlop's final lap of 122.46mph was marginally outside his own lap record.

The 30-year-old had endured a disappointing TT, having failed to finish on the podium in four races.

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» Irish Road Racing TT 2019: Terrific treble for unstoppable Peter Hickman after domina
Jun 06, 2019 - 5:10 PM - by Admin
Peter Hickman made it a hat-trick of Isle of Man TT victories with a dominant win in the RL360 Superstock race on Thursday.

The Smiths Racing BMW rider was celebrating his second win in a day after he won the earlier Monster Energy Supersport race. It was the 32-year-old’s fifth career TT triumph.

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Hickman, who won the corresponding race last year, led from the off and was never headed throughout the three-lap race, which was held over a... [Read More]
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» Hayabusa k1 Fuel pressure regulator
Jun 05, 2019 - 10:25 PM - by DavyH
Anyone aware of a replacement part for these,Suzuki only sell it as part of a service kit for the pump and itís extortionate. I know I can dick about with it to raise the pressure but I would rather swap it it out with a new part while Iím doing the pump, itís falling slightly short only holding 2.7 bar as opposed to 3 bar specíd,pump flow rate is also down so between the pair itís causing hesitations,any info much appreciated
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» Honda CBF1000 - 2011 Onwards
Jun 05, 2019 - 2:24 PM - by Duke RR
Long shot, ive never seen one here.



looking at cbf 1000 in uk , anyone in Dublin got one i can have a gawk at for a few mins any evening ?


( its a bike to stop gap me for a few months til i decide what i want to get long term in this category )

they werent really too popular due to price and a measily 100 bhp, but it will do me for the moment.

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14 Replies | 544 Views

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