December 11, 2018

Motorcycling Hand Gestures and their meanings

Although motorcycle hand gestures are something that most riders learn as part of their motorcycle license exams, often they are forgotten and not used when actually needed. For example, if another motorist cuts you up, is on the phone or generally driving in a selfish and oblivious manner which could be detrimental to your health, […]

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May 21, 2019

First Look: Mugen Shinden Hachi Electric Motorcycle

First Look: Mugen Shinden Hachi Electric Motorcycle Image:  accImages.createImage(); Visordown visits the Mugen Factory Source: First Look: Mugen Shinden Hachi Electric Motorcycle

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May 21, 2019

Stunt rider attempts huge rolling stoppie

Stunt rider attempts huge rolling stoppie Image:  accImages.createImage(); It was all going so well… Source: Stunt rider attempts huge rolling stoppie

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May 21, 2019

Tiger 800 12k valve service

Tiger 800 12k valve service Anyone know where to go in Dublin for a 12k valve service for a 2012 tiger 800? Usually do services myself but never done a valve check and dont want to chance it. Also anyone know appox how much it should cost for the valve check and a full […]

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May 21, 2019

MX Nationals Glenn McCormick on top form

MX Nationals Glenn McCormick on top form Glenoe’s Glenn McCormick had his best ever result since moving up into the Pro class of the MX Nationals, finishing second overall in the MXN Prox Racing Parts MX2 Pro class at Lyng, Norwich, for round three of the 2019 championship. The 23 year-old Unique Fit Out […]

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May 20, 2019

Classic Bike

Classic Bike This bullshit started in the late 80s when everybody was earning a few bob. All of a sudden mediocre shite from the 70s was big money and a classic. Fair enough a Honda 400/4, CBX1000 went up in price but a lot of cheap muck from the 70s followed, especially 2 strokes…ffsake […]

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May 20, 2019

Renewal insurance query

Renewal insurance query Hey guys, just got my renewal from Carole Nash and under my current bike, ’87 535 V.irago, full comp, 2yrs no claims, I’m being quoted €570. I also checked Principal, but there’s only €40 difference. Is this the norm for everyone. Would you recommend Principal over Carole Nash, or am […]

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May 20, 2019

Yamaha TDM 850/900s ?

Yamaha TDM 850/900s ? Been thinking about getting an older (ie cheap) more all-round type bike for scooting around the place and maybe even a bit of touring. (No way in hell I’m ever going anywhere further afield than 2 hours ride on a 675 :talktohand:) ) Brother suggested one of the bigger […]

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May 20, 2019

Picos de Europa

Picos de Europa Just back from a week in Northern Spain… Used the direct ferry from Cork to Santander… The outward sailing was a bit of a disaster – hit a storm in the Bay of Biscay and had to divert around the worst of it… Added 6 hours to the journey […]

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