General Bike Chat

January 31, 2021

Garden shed to store motorcycle?

Garden shed to store motorcycle? Hi all. Short version of a long story. To extend the rear of our house I have to lose my rickety block shed that came with the house. The cost of building a block shed is out of the question, metal shed is a possibility but I really would […]

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January 31, 2021

Newbie needs help with starting!

Newbie needs help with starting! YAMAHA TDR 125 2002 is low to start with the choke.All new parts. So my son got his first bike and he loves it but starting it is a pain.Electric ignition.No kickstarter. I wont go into the long list of woes we had with it but we have figured […]

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January 29, 2021

How many bike models could you recognize by sight?

How many bike models could you recognize by sight? New to the bike world and hadn’t realized the amount of brands and models of bikes being so extensive. How many different models of brands would be on Irish roads do you roughly think? How many do you think you could easily recognize? Would you […]

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January 29, 2021

Bike collection

Bike collection Can anyone recommend a company to purchase a bike from leixlip and transport to Leitrim? I’ve tried jarvis as another poster had recommended but he is out of country. Source: Bike collection

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January 26, 2021

Exporting a registered track bike from the UK

Exporting a registered track bike from the UK I’ve imported a track bike from the UK just before Christmas. The V5 is currently in a relatives name at a UK address. Is it just as simple as filling out the export section of the v5 and sending it off to the DVLA? I have […]

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January 25, 2021

Lockdown IBT

Lockdown IBT Basically I’ve been trying to get the IBT completed since October but it just keeps getting pushed back again and again due to the lockdown. Would any of you guys know if it’s possible to find somewhere to get it done at this point in time? Thanks. Source: Lockdown IBT […]

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January 24, 2021

151 Versy 1000 or Tracer 900

151 Versy 1000 or Tracer 900 Hiya. Looking for opinions. Has to be practical , easy of fuel, fast, reliable and comfortable. And start every winters morning . 20 miles on motorway followed by the length of dublin. So chopping through traffic is as important as motorway wind deflection. I rekon one of these […]

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January 24, 2021

Big thumbs up for Jarvis Transport

Big thumbs up for Jarvis Transport Just want to recommend Dominic,from Jarvis transport,he inspected ,paid for ,and delivered the bike to my door ,collection in Germany to Kildare Cost €400 ,he provided paperwork for vrt purposes,communication from beginning to delivery was excellent,buying a bike you’ve never seen is always a gamble but bit of […]

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