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» MotoGP: Lorenzo breaks his hand 'power-wanking'
Jan 21, 2019 - 5:40 PM - by Admin
Following intensive surgery to help a broken scaphoid, Jorge Lorenzo will miss out on the first MotoGP round of 2019.

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The Spaniard, during frantic last minute preparations to lose weight in the gym, slipped following a rigorous fitness regime that included cracking one off, and woke up on the operating table undergoing surgery for a broken scaphoid.
“ I went light in the
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» Aqua/transfer dipping
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» Ducati V4S with Michael Rutter onboard at the TT fun
Jan 21, 2019 - 1:58 PM - by batman_oh
From the TT last year. Wonder will they release the rest? A touch flighty to say the least but it seems Rutter doesn't give two fucks!
https://youtu.be/OYaSG_IoAXk
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» Suzuki DT40 1984-85 manual
Jan 21, 2019 - 1:37 PM - by ROB95
im struggling to find a copy online, by any chance has anyone come across one on the world wide web? countless part manuals and dougy websites getting you to make 101 accounts with your card.
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» Ducati develop retractable parachute for MotoGP challenge
Jan 21, 2019 - 12:10 PM - by Admin
Ducati have upped their game again in the 'Skyhook Aero-Braking' department for MotoGP 2019.

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The MotoGP team have ramped up their use of (tm) Skyhook dynamics to make significant strides in braking and aerodynamic performance, despite a tightening of the winged aero rules for this season.

The firm’s aero manager Edoardo Lenoci spoke at length during the team launch in Switzerland, outlining what he hopes to... [Read More]
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» Laverty : Showdown with the Panigale V4R at Jerez this week
Jan 21, 2019 - 11:30 AM - by Admin
Ireland’s Eugene Laverty will make his Panigale V4R debut at Jerez on Wednesday when the WorldSBK posse rides into Spain.

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Laverty will be in at the deep end as he will be straight up against not only the works Ducati team but also the chasing budgetary might of rumoured sponsors Gillette who are keen to get their GlideIII twin-cam turbo Mach10 onto the Toombridge man for a publicity campaign.

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Looking for a bike for this year just seen if there's anything about
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» poem on cagers
Jan 20, 2019 - 9:51 PM - by bandit12
A little poem about cagers Based on a true story

Cagers cagers every where
they will just drive across you
they just don't care
I see some on the phone in
a world of their own
doing there best to stop
me going home
Met one today on a
nice country road
Low and behold on my
side of the road
she was fixing her hair
whilst using the phone
and drifting across to
my side of the road
I dropped her a gear
and onto the verge
Around the cage sideways
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» Textile pants
Jan 20, 2019 - 9:24 PM - by menapia dude
Folks what’s the best lightweight pants u can get prefer waterproof most out there too thick even without liner, won’t be wearing jeans under need one for all seasons if possible any help be great thanks
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» zx6r carbs
Jan 20, 2019 - 3:31 PM - by Billym
I've a 2000 zx6r and it needs the fuel and air mixture adjusted I think it's running lean I know where the screws are ,i know its all the way in and 3 full turns out but if i don't get them bang on will it still work
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» Last weekend shopping
Jan 20, 2019 - 12:04 PM - by xt500mad
Picked up these last weekend

The TS400 is a pretty rare auld yoke

Must tear into them and get them up and running

https://www.flickr.com/photos/137669...posted-public/
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» Rechroming Fork Stanchions
Jan 19, 2019 - 8:54 PM - by bandit12
Anyone get there fork stanchions re chromed locally and if so give me rough idea on price looking to get set done
Thanks Jay
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» Cheap bike wanted
Jan 19, 2019 - 8:51 PM - by sparkykelly69
After last bike was robbed I finally got the claim paid out on it, but now have to start back from scratch. Looking for a cheap run around if anyone knows of one for sale. Not looking a for a racer, more of a cruiser or street bike up keep the insurance low. Ä1,000-Ä1,400 max.

Any help is much appreciated guys. Hope to be back on the road soon.
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» Wheel repair 'hit a pot hole'
Jan 19, 2019 - 8:26 PM - by Budthewiser
I've a small flat spot on the front wheel after hit a fuppin poxy pot hole, is there any where that can fix this. Living in Drogheda so closer the better.
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» Brake light pressure switch
Jan 19, 2019 - 10:38 AM - by ascalon
I'm fecking about with a front radial master cylinder on the battleship VF, but it only dawned on me now that I need a brake light switch to suit.

I'd prefer to get one locally, is that something anybody stocks here?

It is a slightly odd size, M10x1, as opposed to the more common M10x1.25
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» Bike for 2 up in Comfort
Jan 19, 2019 - 12:38 AM - by Holy Moly
As much as I hate suggestion requests...
Looking for idea on best comfort 2up bike that I'd be more than happy to take out by myself for a spin. I'm tall and she's small, so she can't see over my head, generally she pops her head over my shoulder. I've a triumph trophy 900 that doesn't cut the mustard, need a much higher seat for the Mrs. Now she'd also like a backrest, elbow rests and a heater (I also suggested a hob to cook me lunch but that didn't go down well). Backrest can be taken care of with a top box, the rest can get fucked.
The obvious ones are BMW K LT's, goldwing, newer Trophy etc .. To me the K1300 GT type bike and maybe the newer Trophy fit. But is there any left field... [Read More]
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» Brexit
Jan 18, 2019 - 7:44 PM - by Pat rabbit obn
Eh any effect on our bike insurance if no deal.mine is underwritten in UK like most I would say.im due for renewal next month
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» Pics: Bike Pic of the Month January 2019
Jan 17, 2019 - 9:57 PM - by #metoo
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are on-board once again for sponsoring this years Biker.ie Photo of the Month Competition.

We ask that everyone to upload their entries directly to the Photo of the Month Competition Gallery

https://www.biker.ie/gallery/upload....le=1&album=578

.. in order to avoid the issue of broken links messing up the voting thread and to ensure that... [Read More]
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» Michael accepts award for William Dunlop
Jan 17, 2019 - 9:34 PM - by featherduster
not sure im in right section

Emotions ran high during Belfast Telegraph Sports Awards in the Waterfront Hall as the late William Dunlop was posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Michael accepted the award on Williams behalf


https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/v...3849.html#play
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» Gsx600f fuel tank
Jan 17, 2019 - 4:44 PM - by Markomurray
Just wondering is there anyone out there with a decent fuel tank for a gsx600f 1999.
Was informed by the mechanic it needs a new tank or a good solid repair as there was sealer inside the tank that I didn't know about and it all started to come apart from its self.
If anyone could help me on this one it would be great.
Thanks lads
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» moto gymkhana
Jan 17, 2019 - 10:19 AM - by Bren
I'd like to improve my slow speed stuff.
Does anyone know if there are any moto gymkhana clubs in Dublin/ Kildare?
7 Replies | 520 Views
» Cage logic
Jan 16, 2019 - 10:12 PM - by Christopher Livingstone Eubanks
I'm gonna leave my house at 7am to queue up 10km from my house to arrive at 9am. Cages, cages and more cages everywhere you look or go. Getting pissed off filtering for the 10km to pass all them cages. Why won't they get out of them cages. Is there really that much pleasure in queuing up for ages. Nothing else is an option, just being a cager.
48 Replies | 1,758 Views
» European Travel Insurance
Jan 16, 2019 - 5:09 PM - by R.M
Need to organise travel insurance to cover me while riding my bike.
My insurance has Euro breakdown cover, but I need something more, to cover any any flights/hospital cover etc.

Any recommendations?
Lots of policies only cover riding smaller cc bikes.
4 Replies | 253 Views
» is bikesportnews.com app gone/no more??
Jan 16, 2019 - 4:44 PM - by Dymag
as above???

was great on the phone. got new phone.went to download. couldn't find it.

???????
1 Reply | 196 Views
» Photo of the month remembrance thread - January
Jan 16, 2019 - 8:52 AM - by Motomong
Just like the pic of the month thread, but without any prizes

Link to Photo (4275 kB)
1 Reply | 254 Views
» Port Tunnel
Jan 16, 2019 - 8:21 AM - by ENGLISH
At rush hour yesterday I was travelling through the Northbound bore .

On the right hand side of the right hand lane was a scooter travelling at about 40 kph being ridden by two lads wearing balaclavas. No helmets.

Cars and trucks gathering up behind them -

I kid you not.
5 Replies | 629 Views
» Aprilia RS4 MPH to KMH
Jan 15, 2019 - 11:16 PM - by Peter.k
Hey there I recently got a used Aprilia RS4 and it came from England so it's obviously in MPH I've been trying to change it to KMH but I cant seem to do it. In the manual it says to hold the two buttons on the speedo at battery start up within 5 seconds but I tried so many times and it just doesn't do anything.

Anyone have any idea how to do it?
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» Instrument Cluster Repair - Ireland ?
Jan 15, 2019 - 9:25 PM - by -alan-
Lads..

The function buttons on the instrument panel on the Daytona aren't working.

Knew they were dead before I bought the bike - not a show stopper, but not being able to adjust the clock and trip meter is starting to become a bit of a pain.
A reasonably common problem on them apparently - and there's at least one company in the UK who can run a diagnostic check and (generally) sort the problem.

Is there anybody here at home who can tackle the same kind of work ?
10 Replies | 385 Views
» Fuel Gauge fix on a V STROM DL650
Jan 15, 2019 - 8:06 PM - by The Road Runner
HELP..!! Anyone have this experience, full tank but still no bars showing up.........i have owned five of these , but never had this problem, just looking for pointers... ANYONE.
5 Replies | 296 Views
» CX 500 bobbery thingy
Jan 15, 2019 - 2:18 PM - by choppermann
It's different and not too many custom CX500 builds .
But as a former courier on one ,I like it and nostalgia is a wonderful thing.Click the image to open in full size.
... [Read More]
16 Replies | 611 Views
» Anywhere you can hire / ride an offroad bike these days ?
Jan 15, 2019 - 12:14 PM - by -alan-
Been a while since I set foot / turned a wheel offroad, but I've a friend who fancies a shot at some trails, or time on an enduro/MX bike. Wouldn't mind another bit of gentle MX'ing myself :)

Is there anywhere you can hire a bike / time on a track for an hour or two in Ireland these days ?
6 Replies | 462 Views
» chancy young wan
Jan 14, 2019 - 9:33 PM - by menapia dude
Folks there is a factory chancy young wan mount on my 17 reg bmw 1000r what chancy young waniís will suit as the bmw satnav is over 500 euro
4 Replies | 488 Views
» Carburettor
Jan 14, 2019 - 9:14 PM - by sean o caoimh
Hi all, I'm looking for a set of carbs for a suzuki gs 500E 1993. Maybe someone has something out there? Regards John
0 Replies | 180 Views

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