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» Kawasaki dealer
May 04, 2021 - 12:16 PM - by strokeofgenius
Hello,was wondering who is our main kawasaki dealer in Ireland.Looking for some parts for a viintage kwacker(h2750 1975).Google brings up megabikes or bikeword.What I really want is a kawasaki equivalent of priory motorcycles who have looked after me for old suzuki bits.Thanks.
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» Mondello...02/05...anyone bother..???
May 04, 2021 - 11:51 AM - by Jack stowage
any pics or vids....or interest even...
6 Replies | 186 Views
» Cobwebs
May 02, 2021 - 8:13 PM - by HEATZ
Had to blow the cobwebs off

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» This one is for keeps
May 02, 2021 - 8:20 AM - by Pumbaa the warthog
It arrived early this morning, thanks to Teds Trucking

A 1978 Gs1000, the first year version from across the Atlantic, spoke wheels were standard over there for that year, it's in decent condition for it's age, the side panels are missing but I will find some, I always wanted one of these and now I do.
38 Replies | 540 Views
» Just bought a minter
Apr 30, 2021 - 10:49 PM - by menapia dude
42 year old one owner from new never painted zero rust and every single period extra that could be fitted to her

16 Replies | 394 Views
» Garden/Bike shed
Apr 29, 2021 - 8:45 PM - by 2shea
Well lads and ladies.

Any recommendations for a good garden shed? The place is finally dry enough and building is kicking off again.

I was thinking of going with a steel tech shed 8x10 or maybe 10x10 with double doors on a concrete base, run some electricity to it as well as putting an extra zone on the house alarm out there too. The guy that fitted our system said he'd just add an extra wireless sensor out there when we got one which is great.

I'm based around naas so there's also Clane sheds out here too. Anyone have any experience with them?

Main thing for me I suppose is not to go too small. I want it big enough to fit 2 big adv bikes comfortably and space for my riding gear, boots and lids. 10x10 with a centre... [Read More]
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» Silverstone BSB test: Thursday session times and results
Apr 29, 2021 - 10:40 AM - by Admin
Times and results from Thursday’s Superbike, Supersport, Superstock and Ducati Cup sessions at the Silverstone test

Bennetts British Superbike session six - conditions dry

1 52 Danny KUNT GBR Suzuki - Buildbase Hawk Suzuki 53.313 17 18 110.77
2 77 Kyle RYDE GBR BMW - RICH Energy OMG Racing 53.422 14 15 0.109 0.109 110.54
3 44 Gino REA GBR Suzuki - Buildbase Hawk Suzuki 53.435 19 22 0.122 0.013 110.52
4 22 Jason O’HALLORAN AUS Yamaha - McAMS Yamaha 53.637 12 19 0.324 0.202 110.10
5 21 Christian IDDON GBR Ducati - VisionTrack Ducati 53.676 23 26 0.363 0.039 110.02
6 1 Josh BROOKES AUS... [Read More]
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» C50 brakeplate wanted
Apr 29, 2021 - 10:09 AM - by chopper
Have an guy i know driving me mad to find him a brakeplate for his beloved honda c50 .
Anyone got one hanging around.
Its mid 80s
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» Short trip today
Apr 28, 2021 - 2:25 PM - by thecelt

Whiting bay. ardmore .dun garvan and more .
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» AXA Rebate.
Apr 28, 2021 - 8:21 AM - by Dexy
AXA are doing the é30 cash back, got a cheque in the post this morning.
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» Some day for it.....
Apr 25, 2021 - 5:46 PM - by R.M
Can't remember the last time I saw so many bikes out and about. Perfect conditions today. 400km done. Beer time now.
Seen a lot of older (80s & early 90s) bikes around.
If we got a summer like today, I'd be happy.
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» New arrival
Apr 24, 2021 - 10:40 PM - by Alabama Whitman
Just picked this up today from Phillip McCallen's, proper gent. Staff really helpful, got me to spend way too much money 💰🤑😁

33 Replies | 653 Views
» NDM motorcycles
Apr 23, 2021 - 9:42 PM - by goose81
Is this shop still open, want to get my bike setup right suspension wise and I remember hearing this guy was really good.

I remember seeing his website a few years ago but doesn't seem to exist anymore and nothing on the web, is he still in business?
5 Replies | 438 Views
» VRT / VAT and all that b0ll1x!
Apr 22, 2021 - 10:22 AM - by charlieIRL
Can't find an answer online anywhere on this crap - brining in a bike from the Isle of Man (Same as UK) hopefully

I got a quote of €94 for VRT (Bike is 1996) but how do i find out how much vat has to be paid? Bike has 2500 miles on it.

Would like to find out how much they are going to ride me for it and whether i need vaseline

Got this from Revenue too.....
"VAT on new means of transport. For VAT purposes a new means of transport is when a vehicle is less than 6 months old OR has travelled less than 6,000km. Click here for information on... [Read More]
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» Where to get aerosol paint
Apr 21, 2021 - 6:19 PM - by sub zero
Hows things lads? I have a set of track fairings that I want to tidy up and was just wondering if anyone can recommend somewhere I can get cellulose aerosol paint? I tried to purchase some from a place in the UK but when I went to checkout turns out they wont post to Ireland. The only place I can think of is Halfords but maybe ye can suggest a better place to get some from. Thanks!
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» Delivery of 5 bikes
Apr 20, 2021 - 5:55 PM - by menapia dude
Folks anyone have the capacity to deliver 5 bikes from Dublin to Wexford in next few days
2 Replies | 292 Views
» Frame repair
Apr 19, 2021 - 8:22 PM - by padraic2271
I recently bought a project bike that was dropped at some point and the lug on the frame for the steering damper took a knock. The alloy around the lug is pushed in.

There are no marks or scratches on the frame, it looks like with the right skills the dent could be removed like the paintless repairs can be done on metal panels. The frame has an anodised finish so I want to avoid painting it.

I sent photos to a company that specialise in frame repairs in the UK and they reckon they can repair easily, but with brexit, customs etc I'd rather get repaired in Ireland if possible, does anyone know of anyone in Ireland that might be able to take a look?
76 Replies | 1,837 Views
» Lost bike keys
Apr 18, 2021 - 8:51 PM - by Guzzi One
Bike keys found in Dalkey left in Dun Laoghaire Garda station.
1 Reply | 151 Views
» Kid bike gear
Apr 17, 2021 - 6:43 PM - by thecrutch
Anybody got kids bike gear your kids may have grown out of,

I'm looking for jacket and trousers that preferably zip together, (or trousers on their own)
Doesn't have to be leather, textile is good too
Young lad is 11 teen, average height and build

I'm okay for helmet, boots and gloves

5 Replies | 159 Views
» Getting tyres fitted and balanced Cork
Apr 16, 2021 - 4:27 PM - by hedzball
I somehow can buy tyres 100e cheaper (36% actually) than a big shop and got quoted for the tyres without fitting or tubes..

If I source the tyres myself.. who is best going to look after me?

12 Replies | 378 Views
» Helmets online where to buy ?
Apr 14, 2021 - 8:18 PM - by duck67
And suggestions where to buy helmets online apart from the UK because of VAT..
11 Replies | 429 Views
» Best way to remove rear caliper piston
Apr 14, 2021 - 8:09 AM - by strontium_dog
Back brake is binding badly on my ZRX so I decided I'd have a look. One of the pistons doesn't want to move at all. It's the one that you can't get at as the fluid enters from the other side. I suppose I need to somehow stop the side that moves so that all the pressure goes to the stuck piston. Just wondering on ideas on the best way to do that?

19 Replies | 392 Views
» Dick Head woz'ere.
Apr 13, 2021 - 7:42 PM - by ©-©

Dick Head woz'ere.
7 Replies | 470 Views
» Project: using a small Arduino to control motorcycle lights
Apr 12, 2021 - 10:06 PM - by MJK
Perhaps folk(s) here might get some ideas from this project?:


(The electronics, and the software, seem to be well done).

- Mike
34 Replies | 564 Views
» Happy unlocked day
Apr 12, 2021 - 1:29 PM - by thecelt

6 Replies | 312 Views
» For Marty LCI
Apr 12, 2021 - 11:36 AM - by Sleazy Rider
Go on, you know you want to !!

0 Replies | 89 Views
» Anybody know their EBC brake pad compounds ?
Apr 11, 2021 - 1:53 PM - by -alan-
Have a set of EBC pads all round on the Triumph - FA347HH it says on the back.
Plenty of meat on them yet, and not contaminated as far as I can see.

I have a new set of EBC FA409 pads here - described as 'High performance Organic brake Pads', whatever that means.

Never been happy with the brakes on it. Bled them a couple of times, and they're not spongy - but still not as much bite as I thought they would have.

Any value changing those 347 pads to the 409s - or are they likely to be much of a muchness ?
12 Replies | 281 Views
» Marquez passed fit to race next weekend
Apr 10, 2021 - 10:51 AM - by Unfazed
Just read on MotoGP.com than Marc Marquez has been passed fit to race in Portimao.
Should make for an interesting weekend.
6 Replies | 155 Views
» New to me Fireblade
Apr 10, 2021 - 7:29 AM - by Owen2737
Been looking for a while now for an older Fireblade to keep for the odd sunny day out.After a few deals fell through for one reason or another,ended up picking up a 2007 bike with only 6000 miles from new.All old mot's,service history and books came with it as well as any standard parts.Glad now I held out for the right bike

28 Replies | 479 Views
» Can someone buy a bike for me?
Apr 07, 2021 - 9:19 PM - by Chipped rim
I am in the market for an S1000RR or a GSX-R 1000 K3 – K8 and I am unable to buy them even though I have the cash

With the S1000RR
Called the seller, all good he sent me more pictures and agreed to meet a few days later. In the meantime I was going to get it insured as I don't have a van and was going to ride it back and asked the guy for the number plate of the bike. He said he will not give me his number plate as I will find his address and steal the bike as it has happened to so many of his friends then later I told him that I need this to insure myself and he calls me immediately with very aggressive attitude saying that I don’t know who you are and you are... [Read More]
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» Free bike gear
Apr 06, 2021 - 6:47 PM - by Honda boi
Well everyone.
Cleaning out the house and found some good gear that doesn't fit me anymore.

Jacket XL with armour, Crane brand(Aldi I think)
Trousers XL with armour, Crane brand (Aldi I think )

Oxford rainseal jacket and trousers XL.
have 2 pairs of gloves aswell.
Kidney belt.
All in very good nick.

Base layer set (top and bottom) XL- brand new

Also a hein gericke L jacket.

All free to a fellow biker .

Don't have access to post on the free thread.
11 Replies | 419 Views
» Clinton Racewear
Apr 06, 2021 - 12:31 PM - by faz1
I think these might be gone, no more e mails from them, anybody know? They were horrid handy for the wooly hats and fleeces
8 Replies | 250 Views
» 18 and a half large ones...
Apr 05, 2021 - 8:34 PM - by -alan-
Who said s/h bike prices had gone mad. altogether ?


Maybe should have gone in the Irish Bike Prices thread, but I thought this one deserves a special mention all of its own.

And it's not even purple
18 Replies | 512 Views


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