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» Ordering parts: Yambits, Wemoto etc
Mar 13, 2021 - 3:12 PM - by Robbie N
Hi there, anybody know of EU equivalents of Yambits, Wemoto etc for ordering parts. Want to avoid delays due to customs etc. I checked Wemoto.ie but even then parts come from UK and I was warned of delays. Any suggestions?
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» First bike pic
Mar 13, 2021 - 10:21 AM - by Pumbaa the warthog
Well lads, I'm doing a photo book thingy for my mum's birthday later in the year and have been asking the extended family for pictures they may have in the attic, well anyway my cousin across the water sent me this one yesterday, I was floored, I never saw a photo of myself on my very first bike, a feckin Honda 90, brand new, bought in Carrolls bicycle shop in Tipp town in 1979, 600 was the price, thanks to the credit union.
Anyone else have a pic of their first bike?

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» Parts from Europe
Mar 12, 2021 - 1:34 PM - by Pumbaa the warthog
This arrived today from the Netherlands, ordered Tuesday night, 18 postage, 5kg weight, the website is Boonstraparts.com, quicker than anything I ever got in the UK.

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» Insurance question
Mar 12, 2021 - 8:24 AM - by bandit0
The story is my brother lives in the US and always sorts me with one of his bikes when I'm over.
I'd like to do the same when he gets back but they won't allow me put him as a named driver on the insurance. This has never been a problem with the cage. He only has a US licence.

Anyone know of any work around for this?

Thanks all.
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» Gear repair
Mar 11, 2021 - 6:23 PM - by strokeofgenius
Hello lads,any of ye know of any engineering crowds could repair a few gears for me?They are out of an old h2 750 kawasaki,1st and 5th gears.The gear teeth are perfect but the dogs and side of gears have some wear.Can't be bought from kawasaki and good ones seldom show up 2nd hand.
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» New dealer ?
Mar 10, 2021 - 10:44 PM - by The Road Runner
Anyone had any dealings with his crowd, Montana Motorcycles, Wicklow supposed location..........good looking bikes...... in Germany being advertised on DD
this is their contact number.......any ideas.---------------- Call 00491734748800
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» stolen bike??
Mar 10, 2021 - 7:42 PM - by dublinjm
saw two skumbag lookin little fookers coming out of Dunsink Lane (Finglas end)on what looked like a stolen bike. no plate, or helmets. was in the cage so couldn't get a good look at the bike. but it looked from a distance like a Kawasaki green naked 600+( could be wrong). they turned off onto Rathoath Ave. by the time i got there they were gone. maybe storing the bike in Dunsink Lane. might be worth a look by the owner
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» Leathers
Mar 10, 2021 - 6:30 PM - by Hightower

Anyone know of places that do leathers for FAT - TALL people!

Tried on my old bike gear - Holy christ! Lid still fits - Everything else

NO COMMENT!! ... [Read More]
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» JKmoto...
Mar 10, 2021 - 10:32 AM - by Jack stowage
Anyone know much about these people, other than not answering messages..??
Anybody have any dealings with them..
On adverts and in Swords seemingly..
9 Replies | 343 Views
» Oil Change
Mar 09, 2021 - 7:09 PM - by baseplate
Looking for opinions. Bike has been in storage for 5 months. Doing an oil change next week. Would I be better off just dropping the oil without starting up the bike. I've been told that over the last few months all the oil would have dropped to the sump and warming the engine to thin it out would of no advantage.
16 Replies | 471 Views
» Average Speed cameras
Mar 09, 2021 - 6:49 PM - by Jonjo
New average speed cameras being fitted on the M7, another revenue making exercise

37 Replies | 923 Views
» Something different
Mar 09, 2021 - 12:24 PM - by Alabama Whitman

Be nice to pass away the lockdown doing something like this if I had the skills
6 Replies | 192 Views
» Price check
Mar 08, 2021 - 5:37 PM - by 2shea
Looking for some advice lads.

Just wondering what would be a realistic price to put these two bikes for sale for. I was looking for examples to go off but couldnt see any as they were all wrecked or had massive milage.

First I have a 2007 Honda Innova 125cc with about 1000km on the clock, it's basically a new bike with a GIVI top box.

The second bike is also a 2007. A Honda CBF250 with 1800km also basically new. One owner before me, the RSA. I dont know what they used it for but it wasnt used at all (bought from the RSA at auction in Naas back in November 2018)

It still has the barcode stickers underneath from the factory. Also Givi wind screen and Givi top box not in the picture. Looks like it's a new bike that you... [Read More]
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» Wanted Engine for 900 triumph sprint
Mar 08, 2021 - 8:36 AM - by pokermac
Anyone breaking a 95 triumph Sprint, looking for a Engine.
3 Replies | 131 Views
» Shock rebuid
Mar 07, 2021 - 8:11 AM - by Rockster
Notice a slight weep on both shocks (cb 1300) which has been slowly getting worse. A new set is the guts of 400eur so was wondering if anyone know/recommend anywhere i can get then refurbished or rebuilt?
13 Replies | 332 Views


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