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1971 t100r restoration .
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close finned 51 t100 triton project
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RIP: Arlen Ness
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Cotters open day today
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VJMC Principal Insurance...
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Opinions on the Ducati Scrambler
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Creating a European Map Picture
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R1- Handlebar conversion kit?
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Uneven front brake pads?
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bandit 600 front discs
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Spring clean
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Only Hazards.
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Cork Boy!
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Cool ould yoke
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New Bike After Passing Test - Long...
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Go pro curved mount
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Lidl impact wrench
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Why is Nitromors gone so crap
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airport school of motoring
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Where do you get your electrical...
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Cheapest site for oils/filters
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Advanced rider training Munster
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MotoE: Bosses commit to series...
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[pics] Irish Photo Rally
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No luck for Norge..
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VAT on import
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VRT - yamaha rd 125
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Insuring another person on my bike
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Restoring a neglected Desmo!
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Motorcycle Wrap Ireland ?
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» Green card
Mar 13, 2019 - 9:14 PM - by jp biker
I'm with liberty for bike and cage
I got 2 green card/disks in the door today for
A no deal option
Any body else got theres yet ?
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» Why is Nitromors gone so crap
Mar 13, 2019 - 4:28 PM - by dukeNblade
This stuff used to work; paint would just bubble off anything.
Now it hardly scratches the surface even of cellulose.
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» Importing from Germany
Mar 13, 2019 - 3:37 PM - by Outaline
Hi ,

I know it's been asked before but has anyone imported a bike from Germany recently ? Are overlanders the best option I read on 1 post that seller may have to get the bike to their depot .
Thanks in advance .
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» VAT on import
Mar 13, 2019 - 1:13 PM - by discoblade
Can anyone advise on what to do about VAT on an import..

I have located a bike in the UK, 2008, but with only 1500 miles on it...

VRT about Ä130, but if I have to pay VAT, that's gonna be 4-figures!

Apart from trying to rack up 2000 miles in less than a month...what are the options?
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» Portimao track event 29th to 31st March
Mar 13, 2019 - 11:55 AM - by gtabc
A group of us are attending a No Limits track event in Portimao on 29th to 31st March. Due to unforeseen circumstances one of our group of 20 is unable to attend and is keen to find a replacement. We are looking for someone who can hold their own in the Advanced group who would be interested in joining us for this event. The cost including 3 days on track and 4 nights accommodation is Ä 1100 (Excluding flights). The catch however is that whoever is interested needs to be ready to go as loading of the bikes is this Saturday 16th March in the Swords area in Dublin. If you are keen and are able commit immediately then please PM me so that we can make the necessary arrangements.
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» Spring clean
Mar 13, 2019 - 11:49 AM - by My First Suzuki
The old Suzy was looking decidedly scruffy & unloved after spending the winter in the garage. It was covered in coal dust, dog hairs, etc. & it was badly in need of a freshen-up as the riding season is almost upon us
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... [Read More]
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» Insuring another person on my bike
Mar 12, 2019 - 5:35 PM - by sub zero
How's it going lads.

Just wanted to ask a quick question about insurance and putting someone else on your policy.

My brother is coming home from the UK for a few days but has no way of getting around so I said I'd try put him on my bike policy. I rang CN last week just to see if it was possible and they raised no red flags and told me how much it would cost. Fast forward to this evening and rang the fuckers to pay the charge and now they tell me they won't cover him - that he has to be resident here for 6 months of the year!

My question is - is there any of the other insurers that would allow this or do they all have the same attitude?

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» Vintage tax
Mar 11, 2019 - 10:43 PM - by DavyH
Have an 88 bros here,what do I need to do to get it classed as vintage for tax purposes?
17 Replies | 604 Views
» Rubber
Mar 11, 2019 - 6:49 PM - by jp biker
The r1 needs new rubber
I'm currently using s21r on it
I heard the s22 are new out and suppose too be a bit
Better than the s21r
Any input ???
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» Replacement tax book
Mar 11, 2019 - 11:52 AM - by Fledermaus
Anyone done this lately?
I know I have to get form RF134 stamped at the local cop station,
But if I bring that form to the motor tax office,will they give me a new cert then and there,or do I have to post it off and wait for one?

11 Replies | 478 Views
» Garage Security Aldi CCTV
Mar 11, 2019 - 6:29 AM - by cb400sf
Well, I was thinking of installing some CCTV on the garage in a bid to deter bike theft. Aldi have a system coming in this week.
Seems good value but is there anyone here has experience with CCTV? Is this system any good?
21 Replies | 1,320 Views
» Sprint steering damper servicing
Mar 09, 2019 - 10:21 PM - by jasonmac87
Have a sprint top mounted steering damper thatís leaking oil, needs a service, anyone around that services them?
6 Replies | 426 Views
» Daytona 675 gearing
Mar 09, 2019 - 7:19 PM - by magnet
Anyone have an idea on gearing for said bike for national and international in Mondello and Bishopscort? Thanks you in advance.
1 Reply | 249 Views
» Vrt
Mar 09, 2019 - 7:08 PM - by mid life crises
Imported several times from the UK. Followed the procedure paid the tax and all was well. Anybody imported from the Isle of Man and if so, is it the same as from UK
be gentle
4 Replies | 508 Views
» CBF 600 - Installing a charger/heated grips?
Mar 09, 2019 - 6:50 PM - by SandR
Hi everyone,

I just ordered a USB charger for my 600SA (PC43) and I'm looking for instructions on how to install it.

Heated grips installation instructions would do as well, I presume it's the same thing essentially. I need it to get power when the ignition switch (red) is in the "run position" and the key is in the ignition position too. Can someone please point me to a web site or docs that explains it?

Thank you.
17 Replies | 489 Views
» Rumours of norton gone bust??????
Mar 08, 2019 - 9:22 PM - by SoulX
Rumors doing the rounds about the demise of Norton.
Shame if it's true.
16 Replies | 1,063 Views
» MotoGP kicks off this weekend.
Mar 08, 2019 - 6:13 PM - by Japcati
Should be a cracking season.
And those Triumphs in Moto2 should be some sight and sound too.
7 Replies | 575 Views
» Motorcycle Wrap Ireland ?
Mar 08, 2019 - 4:20 PM - by hondablade

Where is the best at this in Ireland. I have a small piece I need wrapped and want to get some pricing. Preferably somewhere that specializes in Motorcycles and close to Dublin/Meath.

5 Replies | 624 Views
» Leinster classic motorcycle club Easter sunday Show
Mar 08, 2019 - 3:47 PM - by leonardF7
LEINSTER CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE CLUB SHOW SUNDAY 21st Of April 2019 will take place in CBS School Carlow beside Train Station. Yamaha Gts will be raffled day of show tickets Ä2.50.Entry to show Ä7
9 Replies | 471 Views
» MotoGP Qatar: Friday practice times and results
Mar 08, 2019 - 12:00 PM - by Admin
Reigning MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez has marmalised the Qatar outright lap record in second practice today, scorching to a 1’53.380 to top the combined day one timesheets.

Marquez went three-tenths under Johann Zarco’s existing circuit best using a medium front/soft rear combination and opened a near half-second lead over Movistar Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales in second place with Jack Miller in third on a 1’53.908.

It was bad news for Valentino Rossi, however, who went from fastest man in free practice two to only 17th in the second session and could miss out on qualifying one if laptimes are slowed by the heat in the third session tomorrow.

Danilo Petrucci mixed it at the top of the sheets again, taking his factory GP19... [Read More]
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» Pics: Bike Pic of the Month March 2019
Mar 08, 2019 - 6:35 AM - by #metoo
Please upload entries to the Photo of the Month Competition Gallery

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'

so your image would appear on the forum here as ;

[img] [/img]

... [Read More]
21 Replies | 1,077 Views
» Results: Bike Photo of the Month February 2019
Mar 08, 2019 - 6:31 AM - by #metoo
In 3rd place with 13 votes:
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In 2nd place with 14 votes:
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5 Replies | 444 Views
» Wheel Refurb
Mar 08, 2019 - 12:38 AM - by doohanno1
Is there anywhere i can get the lip of alu wheels " diamond cut"..l have asked some cage wheel resto places but they can't accomodate a motorcycle wheel..I'm trying to rescue some wheels that have been sand blasted previously..
8 Replies | 418 Views
» Shark Race-R PRO GP-Would you?
Mar 07, 2019 - 7:30 PM - by Harley Riders Love A Reacharound
Would you actually wear this? Worse looking lid I've seen in a while, looks like a childs drawing...hang on, it needs a big spoiler...

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10 Replies | 517 Views
» No green led light on these tyre warmers.
Mar 07, 2019 - 6:28 PM - by Japcati
Lads.....whats the story with these tyre warmers.
The led light goes red on both warmers,when they are on.
When tyres are hot the red light goes off,but no green led light.
Is this normal?

Brand make is Euroquip....suppiled by Harris Performance.
Attached Files
11 Replies | 455 Views
» Johnson re-unites with Lee Hardy Racing for North West 200
Mar 07, 2019 - 5:20 PM - by Admin
Lincolnshire’s Gary Johnson will re-team with Lee Hardy Racing for the 2019 Fonacab North West 200.

The 38 year old will compete in the Superbike and Superstock races at Portrush on a pair of ZX-10RR Kawasakis in the livery of Hardy’s RAF Regular and Reserves Racing squad.

He will also campaign his own 675cc Triumph in the Supersport events. Johnson has been making intensive plans to hit the ground running at this year’s NW200.

“While my race bikes are being built I’ve bought my own practice bike, a MSS Performance/Reactive Parts prepared ZX-10RR, so that I can go testing and take in some early endurance races plus the first Thundersport and National Superstock rounds,” said Johnson.
... [Read More]
1 Reply | 186 Views
» Good site for used blowup dolls from japan!
Mar 07, 2019 - 1:46 PM - by N11 EXPRESS
Was struggling to find a part for a cage and stumbled on this site, some of the post charges are crazy but if you choose standard mail itís not too bad.
Just for example a set of used good condition pipes for a Nsr 250 is Ä100 including delivery. Some rare stuff on there
Iíve placed a order Iíll let yous know how it goes.
10 Replies | 583 Views
» Seeley takes V4R Panigale to Irwin showdown at NW200
Mar 07, 2019 - 8:51 AM - by Admin
Alastair Seeley will race a PBM/Be Wiser Ducati at this year’s fonaCAB International North West 200 in association with Nicholl Oils on May 12-18.

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The event’s most successful rider with 24 victories has agreed a deal with PBM boss Paul Bird to ride the new V4R machine at this year’s north coast event.

The deal was unveiled at last night’s race... [Read More]
2 Replies | 350 Views
» Any Triumph Daytona 675 Owners on here ??
Mar 07, 2019 - 8:33 AM - by hondablade
As the title says anyone else have one of these except for -Alan- on here ??
0 Replies | 149 Views
» Derek McGee and Jeremy McWilliams confirmed for KMR at 2019 North West 200
Mar 07, 2019 - 8:05 AM - by Admin
Ryan Farquhar is confident his KMR Kawasaki machines will be right at the forefront in the Supertwins class once again at the international road races in 2019.

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The Dungannon man has confirmed that Mullingarís Derek McGee will ride in his colours on the 650cc Kawasaki this season, while Jeremy McWilliams will compete at the fonaCAB North West 200 in association with Nicholl Oils.

Former Grand Prix winner McWilliams twice... [Read More]
1 Reply | 242 Views
» Honda CR/CRF PARTS...
Mar 06, 2019 - 5:43 PM - by Jack stowage
Mate is putting a CR 125 front end on a bike..not sure of year but the top yoke bar mounts are seperate and look like there rubber mounted too...question is, he didnt get the top nut or the top bearing nut...are they common to the 125/250 CR/CRF's...hard to tell on ebay..they look the same...anyone..??
3 Replies | 146 Views
» sunday warrior
Mar 06, 2019 - 11:40 AM - by oretom
5 Replies | 498 Views

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