Recent Topics of Discussion Posts Made By: Rockster
Forum: General Bike Chat 30th October 2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 924
Posted By Rockster
Re: Humans are scum

Like toddaly, it's a major problem but I'm super stoked you brought it up.
Yeah, a personal bug bear of mine but if it's any consolation you hear lots of European and uk kids speaking english with...
Forum: General Bike Chat 25th October 2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,066
Posted By Rockster
Re: 10year driving ban

Must be showing my age but im still stuck in mph/stones/feet etc. Feck off with your metric shite. 114 mph doesnt sound so bad now does it. Still looks like he got his just deserts...
Forum: General Bike Chat 24th October 2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By Rockster
Re: Bike parking Eden Quay

Mt10 and Dublin city centre, hmmm. As said above I would go with the option of a cheap hack. Pretty much zero garda prescence in the city centre and scumbags rule the roost. Unfortunatley eden quay...
Forum: General Bike Chat 14th October 2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,681
Posted By Rockster
Re: The boys are back..😱

Any tv programme that brings bikes/bikers onto the mainstream is a good idea imho. Not particularly a fan of Messrs Boorman and McGregor but it's only these 2 and maybe Guy Martin that are household...
Forum: General Bike Chat 13th October 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By Rockster
Re: Joe Duffy Servicing

Do plugs filters and oil yourself if possible. Imagine there is a u tube tutorial out there somehwere. Would imagine valve clearances are not too difficult. I get all my beemer stuff from motorworks...
Forum: General Bike Chat 10th October 2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By Rockster
Re: . . .

Think you'll find the russians had a bigger hand in defeating the nazis than the yanks. Really poor form here though, will be interesting to see how it plays out....
Forum: General Bike Chat 7th October 2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 1,863,583
Posted By Rockster
Re: DEATH DRIVER on the WICKLOW GAP EARLIER

One of the locals confirmed the above to me also. He was into rallying back in the day and is convinced the youth of the day haven't got a bog when it comes to driving. His way of pointing this out...
Forum: General Bike Chat 26th September 2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,588
Posted By Rockster
Re: Bikes that break your balls

Just changed the clutch slave cylinder on a bmw r1100s, which is conveniently located on the back of the gearbox. Wheel off (had to buy a stand), shock removed and then try to wiggle the old one out...
Forum: General Bike Chat 23rd September 2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,588
Posted By Rockster
Re: Bikes that break your balls

Without a doubt Buell Ulysses. Left me stranded a few times. Drive belt snapped without warning. Seat would rub on the ecm so had to move that. Bike fell over on a perfectly flat surface by magically...
Forum: General Bike Chat 16th September 2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By Rockster
Re: Park in Dublin

South King street (beside Stephens green) is always a good bet Usually a few bikes parked down at the end. Btw, dont park it anywhere near OConnell st....
Forum: General Bike Chat 7th September 2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Rockster
Re: Ryanair

Didn't think it would be ok as I threw all the shit that I needed into a bag heading out the door. It was only when she opened the pouch that it dawned on me, oh crap!
It's called forgetfulness....
Forum: General Bike Chat 7th September 2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Rockster
Ryanair

Just a heads up on flying to the Uk wit Ryanair, may be common knowledge but just in case. Was flying over to brexit land to pick up a bike a few days ago. Bunged all my stuff, lid gloves scarf,...
Forum: General Bike Chat 5th September 2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,347
Posted By Rockster
Re: Did facebook fuck everything ?

Maybe im unwillingly part of Zuckerberg s plan for world domination but I have family in both us and aus and I find its a handy way of staying in touch. Birthdays, communions, confirmations and the...
Forum: General Bike Chat 14th August 2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,078
Posted By Rockster
Re: K1300s vs R1200GS vs ....

Ditto on the badge front. I'm no Beemer fanboy having owned all 4 jap brands in the past. Esa is a brilliant bit of kit as were the servo brakes. Thing that scared me were the horror stories of...
Forum: General Bike Chat 14th August 2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,078
Posted By Rockster
Re: K1300s vs R1200GS vs ....

Would have to be the K13 for me. Owned a K12 for a couple of years and have driven the 13. Great motorway bike with comfy ergos. Dont know or care if the blackbird/busa/zzr are faster but they all...
Forum: The Workshop 12th August 2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Rockster
Re: Loaner: 4 way manometers

Good luck in the search for the mysterious vibes! At least you can say you have eliminated that issue. Glad to have been of some help....
Forum: General Bike Chat 12th August 2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 870
Posted By Rockster
Re: Best steel shed for a bike

I have a sheds direct 12 x 10 foot job about a year and a half. Think it came in around a grand (you pay the extra for them to assemble it for you). No real complaints with it, it does the job. ...
Forum: General Bike Chat 11th August 2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 682
Posted By Rockster
Re: Working on the bike

Its what u tube was invented for, there is a tutorial out there for most things. The trick is to know when you're beat and have to bring it to the professionals...
Forum: The Workshop 8th August 2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Rockster
Re: Loaner: 4 way manometers

Have both 2 and 4 gauge manometer (for gs and vfr). Give us a shout if you're stuck...
Forum: The Workshop 8th August 2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Rockster
Re: Loaner: 4 way manometers

Think you borrowed mine a couple of years ago. You're welcome to them again. Not far from you in D15. Its Dave on oh ate seven two 663192
Forum: The Workshop 6th August 2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Rockster
Re: Cracked Centre Stand

Nice one, thanks!
Forum: The Workshop 6th August 2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Rockster
Cracked Centre Stand

Centre stand on my 90 viffer 750 cracked at the tab that sticks out to press down with your foot (best way I can describe it). Second hand ones are hard to come by on such an old bike and new ones...
Forum: General Bike Chat 24th July 2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Rockster
Re: Oxford gear - any opinions?

Have the mondial laminate jacket since March (bought it at the bike show). Generally it's a good bit of kit and a major improvement on the rst textile yoke I had previous.
Been in some heavy...
Forum: General Bike Chat 19th July 2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By Rockster
Re: Eurotrip 2019 - Pics n stuff

Well jell, furthest i'll get this year is Scotland (if im lucky). Looks like a great trip and some deadly photos to boot....
Forum: General Bike Chat 16th July 2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 776
Posted By Rockster
Re: Has anyone on here got a Ducati Streetfighter?

Mate of mine had one for a while (nearly certain its the white one for sale on dd). I found it surprisingly comfortable at 5 10 average build.
Feet are not too tucked up and good forward lean to...
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