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» 2011 Kawasaki Er6f ABS
Jul 19, 2019 - 1:54 PM - by mDx
Willing to sell my beloved er6f abs model
19k Kilometers
Oxford heated grips
ABS model,
Easy to insure,
Perfect commuter or first time bike.
I am first owner got it from UK last year.
Has 2 keys and History from UK.
Was serviced about 1km ago with all filters done.

Not in rush to sell.
Reason for selling, not riding it anymore, probably will come back next year. But want a cb1000r.

Sorry for posting it here doesnt let me post in buy n sell section.
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Jul 19, 2019 - 11:37 AM - by menapia dude
folks heres a discount code i dont need for

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» New Scrap Heap
Jul 19, 2019 - 8:56 AM - by batman_oh
I must hate myself - decided to trade in the 1290 for a new 1290! Another KTM. Dirtboxes!
Stuck with an August 8th first service date so running it in gently enough and trying to keep the mileage down a good bit. It still has plenty of low end so twisty roads are fun. The Akra map will be lobbed on at the first service so the dustbin exhaust will be taken off then.

Enjoying so far - slightly revised bits and bobs and the stiffer forks springs and slightly different bar position definitely make it feel a bit more secure on the front in corners. Granted I have no idea what the stability will be like when the full yoke is unleashed but it seems better. Not too pushed on... [Read More]
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» Eurotrip 2019 - Pics n stuff
Jul 18, 2019 - 9:51 PM - by Kwaka Rules
Well, back a week now from a super trip to Sachsenring Motogp and then to a few other cities

Bikes shipped with Overlanders, unreal attention to shipping and takes the bullshit of the UK run out of it

Did 2200 kms and stayed in

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... [Read More]
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» bmw gs adventure tank covers
Jul 18, 2019 - 12:52 PM - by Garda Poxbottle
Does anyone know if the adventure tank covers bolt onto the standard gs tank? i like the beefy look but not sure if they will fit
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» Looking for Galway bike accident witness
Jul 18, 2019 - 8:31 AM - by FatherTed
Hi Lads,
about 2 months ago I was cycling home in Galway over the Wolfe Tone bridge and a cnut in a suv yoke turned left and wiped me out. He never stopped and took off only to be stopped by 2 gardai about 50m away. I thought it was cut and dried and there would be no issue. Turns out he's denying responsibility, his insurance have told me to piss off, the gardai said they saw me on the ground but didnt see the collision. But a lad on a bronze/gold coloured motorbike behind me stopped and helped me up (thanks for that lad).

I was hoping to see if he was on here and would be able to volunteer a statement? Or if anyone knows of a lad with that description to let him know? I don't remember the make or model of the bike.

No serious damage done, just some... [Read More]
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» One for the [email protected] Heads.. the 1340 ?
Jul 17, 2019 - 6:01 PM - by -alan-
I really should know better than to ask..but..

I've a friend who has a notion for one of the Big-Twin engined cruisers - possibly a Road-King. Tried to put him off - but not too hard - as I like the RK ones myself.

Issue is the engine(s). There's a few older 1340 engined ones around for sale.

I had one of the Evo 1340 lumps in a Dynaglide a while back. Torque aplenty, and (apart from a crappy aftermarket alarm) ultra reliable. Couldn't live with it long-term though as there was an awful engine resonance that kicked in around 3800 rpm / 60 mph ish which got to be unbearable. Easy to ride through it, or short-shift to avoid it - and it was actually a smooth running thing everywhere else, but not right smack in the middle of the rpm range where you... [Read More]
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» Results: Bike Photo of the Month June 2019
Jul 17, 2019 - 3:13 PM - by #metoo
In 3rd place with 12 votes


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In 2nd place with 15 votes


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... [Read More]
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» Brembo RCS 19 Master Cylinder
Jul 16, 2019 - 10:23 PM - by torquey
Hi guys anyone know where I can buy one of these new? Id like to have one installed for the weekend, short notice as always, so I may not be able to wait for the lead times on most online shops. Anyone in the country supplying them? For my 2007 CBR 600rr.. Tia
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» Reconditioning shocks
Jul 16, 2019 - 2:36 PM - by Syllabus
Anyone know anywhere in the Dublin area that recons shocks??
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» cheap brake discs
Jul 16, 2019 - 12:10 PM - by Bren
the brake discs on my 07 sv650 are a bit worn, so gonna get new discs.
I'm not sure how much longer I'm gonna drive the sv coz maybe its time for a newer bike - so prob no point in sticking in expensive discs.

Do cheap ones do a decent job, or is it waste of money?
I found these on amazon. Anyone here ever use a brand called Tarazon?

Amazon Link - Tarazon discs
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» zzr 1200.
Jul 15, 2019 - 11:28 PM - by hawkman
hello all. i am in desperate need for an fork inner cartridge for a zzr 1200, can anybody help.
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» Maintenance recommendations
Jul 15, 2019 - 9:10 PM - by blackduck
Hi lads. Any recommendations for someone in carlow area to check and balance carbs on my bike. Tried south east motorcycles Kilkenny and told they closing down. Tried baldricks and he can't do for at least a month.

Thanks in advance.
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» Black/Silver pressed Reg. plate - online sellers ?
Jul 15, 2019 - 8:41 PM - by -alan-
Sorry if it's been asked before, couldn't find it in the search..

I need a decent old-style black plate made up, pressed aluminium numbers with the thin aluminium border round the outside - and preferably somebody I could talk to about the spacing sizing first / maybe even get a proof emailed over beforehand.

I've used Signs and Systems online as recommended here before with good results - but they only do perspex plates.

Is there anybody else in Ireland who does the aluminium ones for bikes online ?

Thx, Alan
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» Help identifying a Motorcycle please.
Jul 15, 2019 - 6:48 PM - by Dirtyshirt
Hi folks, while watching the Bastille Day parade yesterday, I noticed the French lads are using motorcycles escorting tanks and stuff.Can anyone tell me what they are using from the clip below?
There was a time when I could tell a CB from a CX but all the modern ones look alike to me.

The lads in the Orange bibs only.

Thank you all.
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» Has anyone on here got a Ducati Streetfighter?
Jul 15, 2019 - 10:32 AM - by Dominus Obsequious Sororium
I'm thinking of going for one, but would need to just sit on one to see if I fit...
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» Side stand
Jul 15, 2019 - 10:14 AM - by bandit blue
Need to get spring for gsx1400 side stand can't seem to find spring only can it b got ??
4 Replies | 153 Views
» WTF is this thing on my bike?
Jul 14, 2019 - 8:40 PM - by PADDYOT

This yoke is fairly solidly stuck to the ECU of my bike. Anyone know what it is?
It's also got those Datatag microdot things scattered around it, is it anything to do with that yis reckon? No name on it and I don't recognise the logo.

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» End of the iconic Ducati Twin
Jul 13, 2019 - 11:34 PM - by Paranoid android
Interesting as Ducati have this engine in the new super bikes now but is this the end of Ducati twin as we all associated Dukes with ...
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» Any ideas about a shagged Burgman?
Jul 13, 2019 - 8:07 PM - by Mickysquint
Hi guys.

I have an old Suzuki Burgman 400 that I use for work and a winter hack.
A few weeks ago on the way home from work it started to splutter, once I got home it completely conked out, and wouldn't restart.
I never bothered with it for weeks.
I've been using the FireBlade for work instead, but now I can see the tires' squaring of from the motorway miles.
So this week, I decided to strip the carbs off the Burgman, change the battery, spark plug and give it a general going over.
I can now start the bike, and it ticks over in idle, but as soon as I twist the throttle, it will cut out. Also, there's a strong smell of burning oil and smoke, a bit of black smoke from the exhaust,, although there's no leaks and the oil level is fine.
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» Hollywood to Laragh - beware
Jul 13, 2019 - 11:55 AM - by jungle_inside
Lads, in case you heading down to Wicklow through Hollywood- road is covered in tarmac. As if a feckin lorry was spreading it out on every bump.
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» Walderstown Road Races 2019: McGee shows form on return to action after injury
Jul 13, 2019 - 11:30 AM - by Admin
This weekend’s Principal Insurance ‘Race of the South’ at Walderstown signals the return of Mullingar man Derek McGee, who has been out of action since early June.
McGee was injured in a crash during qualifying for the Lightweight class at the Isle of Man TT, when he came off at Greeba Castle.

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The reigning Irish Superbike, Supersport and Supertwin champion hasn’t raced since,... [Read More]
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» Bike Design Competition - Mako027 needs you!
Jul 12, 2019 - 3:29 PM - by ajhampto
Hi Folks,

My cousin is big into bikes and has designed an electric bike, based on retro / old school design. Its in the final three for a competition, and the winner is decided by judges and public votes.

If you get a chance can you head to and vote for the mako027 bike, that'd be much appreciated.


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» UK Dealer
Jul 12, 2019 - 9:43 AM - by Dominus Obsequious Sororium
Has anyone ever dealt with CMC in the UK?

Prices seem on the high side, but 2nd hand stock looks quality...
10 Replies | 481 Views
» Racefit Exhausts
Jul 11, 2019 - 12:24 PM - by Billy84
Anybody any experience with Racefit Exhausts?

I'm about to pull the trigger on the black edition for a Fireblade.

I understand they are very loud and am ok with that but what are they like in terms of performance when coupled with an ECU flash in comparison to the other big manufacturers?
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» Toll Tag
Jul 11, 2019 - 10:44 AM - by jonny0024

Who uses a toll tag? I want to get one for the bike sick of looking for a change,
one of the providers says it works from your pocket, does it? anyone tried
has anyone made anything up to keep the water out of the tag?

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» Harrison doubles up at Southern 100, disappointment for Michael Dunlop
Jul 10, 2019 - 8:20 PM - by Admin
Form man Dean Harrison completed a quickfire double with a hard-fought victory in the Radcliffe Butchers Supersport race at the Isle of Man Steam Packet Southern 100 on Wednesday evening.

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Harrison, who dominated the earlier Senior race on his Silicone Engineering Kawasaki, was locked in battle with Jamie Coward throughout at the Billown course.

Prez Racing Yamaha rider Coward led the... [Read More]
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» Not 2 fooks given 😡
Jul 10, 2019 - 5:44 PM - by dufferman
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» Tour De France!
Jul 10, 2019 - 5:12 PM - by johnny b
I'd always watch a bit of the race and am always intrigued by the motorbikes they use for the marshals, police, cameramen, wheel replacement bikes (mavic) and timekeepers etc.

Over the years there have been a lot of bikes like Fjrs, Rt's, pan's, old bmw Ks were still used to recently, transalp, aprilia pegaso, kwak versus and Gixers favourite Gs to name a few.

This year there are a HUGE amount of Yamaha Nikon 3 wheelers.
Most of the Cameramen and puncture support guys are on them plus the time keepers.

Most people were scepticle of the Yamaha Nikon but it seems it's found a good market for two up marshalling. It certainly seems to make sense for filming live sport.
A lot of people suggested it could be good for disabled... [Read More]
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» Enniskillen Racing
Jul 09, 2019 - 6:56 PM - by gsxrbomber
Its on tonight on 141 sky bbc1 NI
6 Replies | 201 Views
» Roadskin Memory Foam Body Armour
Jul 09, 2019 - 1:02 PM - by The Road Runner
Anyone selling this stuff here lads....heard it's good gear...
postage from the company is flat rate , almost twice the price of the item...Thanks RR
4 Replies | 267 Views
» TimeSert kit - M6 ?
Jul 08, 2019 - 5:28 PM - by -alan-
Finally getting round to sorting some stripped threads on the 450. I've three m6 threads in the head I managed to strip all by my own cack-handedness

Was looking to buy a TimeSert kit, but jz they're expensive. Was wondering if anybody anywhere close to Dubland might have a kit with the tools for M6 inserts I could borrow for a day or two ?

Gladly pay for the inserts in beer-tokens/fuel/used bank notes/access to the young wan for an agreed period of time/whatever..
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» Fazer front brake
Jul 08, 2019 - 8:35 AM - by shauncreed
Hi Folks. Got a new tire on the front of my fazer. After installing the brakes are touching slightly. I can spin it about half a turn on a push by hand. It spun much more freely previously. After I had the tire on I did the following (a few times).
1. Take off both calipers and push the pistons back fully
2. Reinstall calipers hand tight
3. Pump the brake till they were grabbing the disk
4. Held the brake closed and tightened the caliper mounts fully

Result, wheel not spinning freely after brake released.
I believe the axel is seated properly in the shock as it threads onto the left shock and I bounced the shocks a few times before tightening the clamp at the end of the right shock (no clamp on the left shock as the axel just threads on... [Read More]
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