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» Smiths Speedo Rebuild
Jul 25, 2019 - 5:05 PM - by Kevin
Hi Lads,

Anybody in Ireland repairing Smiths speedo's? It's off a 1975 Norton Commando.

If nobody in Ireland is doing this any recommendations for a UK company?
12 Replies | 398 Views
» RIP Tom Foley
Jul 25, 2019 - 1:07 PM - by bogman
Tom, a very good friend of all of us down here in Cork was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a car near Killeagh in East Cork Saturday, Removal at 6.30pm tonight, mass at 11am tomorrow Friday at 11am in Frankfield Church, funeral in Saint Michael's Cemetery Blackrock afterwards.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis.
30 Replies | 1,322 Views
» Morrison bhp number
Jul 25, 2019 - 9:31 AM - by Marts-125
Does anyone have an up to date number for Ian in Morrison BHP? Thanks.
3 Replies | 355 Views
» What a day!
Jul 24, 2019 - 10:42 PM - by r1 sean
So I decided to upgrade the faulty Yamaha rotor generator, when I opened it up one of the crush drives fell into the fucking sump,that means you must remove the headers to remove the sump,of course the headers had seezed nuts,got them off with some time and removed the sump ,the crush drive was in it thank god ,now I need to find out where I can get stainless steel nuts to suit,any ideas where I could find them?
2 Replies | 270 Views
» Oxford gear - any opinions?
Jul 24, 2019 - 11:41 AM - by SUGS
Anyone using Oxford gear? Looking at their Mondial jacket and pants / laminate tech?
8 Replies | 336 Views
» Bluetooth headset
Jul 23, 2019 - 8:36 PM - by bandit0
Any one recommend one of these? Just speakers I don't need a full intercom system or to take calls. Just something to fit in helmet for listening to music. I have a sena set up in one helmet and I've never used it beyond listening to music. I don't want earphones as I wear earplugs. Thanks in advance.
23 Replies | 523 Views
» Danfay demo rides Friday and Saturday 26/27th
Jul 23, 2019 - 4:10 PM - by FJRLEE
as above, got a flyer about this but dont know how to upload the photo of it.

Basically demo rides of FJR, Tracer 900, Tracer 700 and Niken. T7 there for viewing only.
12 Replies | 434 Views
» Removing catalytic converter. Ktm 1090
Jul 22, 2019 - 7:26 PM - by Chickenhawk

I'd appreciate any experience with decating a ktm 1090 or any bike.

The cat on the bike is welded on the header side (RHS of pic) of the cat but on the can side it's just pressed into place. (LHS of pic)

At least that's how it looks to me. Theres no weld all the way round and there is a gap visible on the bottom.

How are these normally put together?

Would the cat be inserted into the link pipe.
Then the link pipe inserted into the headers and the pipe mechanically pressed closed?

I want to gut the cat and looking online others have cut out the entire piece and welded a pipe in its place. If needed the cat can in be welded back in place.

Looking at mine I was wondering if I could... [Read More]
9 Replies | 449 Views
» Air Compressor
Jul 22, 2019 - 2:36 PM - by bandit0
Any recommendations for one. Just for tyres doesn't need to be portable it will only he used at home.
12 Replies | 594 Views
» Wishing Aaron Clifford all the best.
Jul 21, 2019 - 10:40 PM - by roroliam
Big off today at Snetterton. We're thinking of you and the family.
3 Replies | 397 Views
» Pics: Bike Photo of the Month July 2019
Jul 21, 2019 - 6:22 PM - by Admin
Congratulations to last months winner,

Entries for the July Photo of the Month Competition Gallery are now open ;

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 ;

[img] ... [Read More]
40 Replies | 1,276 Views
» Kennedy extends lead with Snetterton win double
Jul 21, 2019 - 6:00 PM - by Admin

Jack Kennedy extended his lead over Alastair Seeley to 22 points at the top of the British Supersport standings after a win double at Snetterton.

Kennedy followed up his success in the 10-lap sprint race on Saturday by taking a seven-second victory in the feature race over 12 laps on Sunday.

Carrickfergus rider Seeley finished third in both races behind Luke Jones.

Andrew Irwin had fourth and fifth place finishes in the Superbike class to lie eighth overall in the series.

Honda Racing rider Irwin remains in firm contention to make the end-of-season Top Six Showdown.
... [Read More]
2 Replies | 139 Views
» Faugheen road races: Sheils and McGee secure doubles
Jul 21, 2019 - 3:21 PM - by Admin

Derek Sheils secured a big bike double at the Faugheen road races on Sunday while Derek McGee won the Supersport 600cc and 125cc/Moto3 classes.

Dubliner Sheils took victory by 0.05 seconds over Mullingar man McGee in the Open race, with Michael Sweeney third.

The top three came home in the same order in the Grand Final, with Burrows Engineering RK Racing Suzuki rider Sheils winning by 0.3 seconds.

Sweeney took a convincing win in the Supertwins race after McGee retired.

The Skerries rider enjoyed a 6.78-seconds margin of victory over Paton-mounted James Chawke,... [Read More]
1 Reply | 171 Views
» Mister Dunlop, ya mad fecker......
Jul 21, 2019 - 12:45 AM - by Sleazy Rider

It'll be a slow process, or as slow as I decide to take it.

Would you argue with this nutter?

I love him. For all his faults, he is a biker to the core. and a better rider I have never seen.
5 Replies | 584 Views
» Bruce is coming back !!
Jul 20, 2019 - 2:34 PM - by Sleazy Rider
Bruce Anstey is coming back to race again at the classic tt this year.

Ya can't keep a good man down!

10 Replies | 529 Views

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