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Bike Make :honda

Bike Model :xr650r

Year :2002

Price : €12

Mileage :

Colour :red

Extras :supermoto wheels +endcan

Overall Bike Condition : for breaking as conrod locked up on it

Tyre/Chain/Sprocket Condition : 80%

Service History/Receipts/Recent Service work :

Non Restricted/Shop Restricted/Factory Restricted :

Bike Location : dubber cross /

Irish/English Registered :irish

Any Other Relevant Info :

Contact details:edwin /0851963248
(add photos too please..) will get photos up later

Source: For Sale : HONDA XR650R sm BREAKING

saying goodbye to magnets tomorrow – all bikes directly to the church please

saying goodbye to magnets tomorrow – all bikes directly to the church please

The family has requested anyone going to the funeral by bike please go directly to the church.
Source: saying goodbye to magnets tomorrow – all bikes directly to the church please

Kiyonari apologises to Byrne after Oulton Park clash

Kiyonari apologises to Byrne after Oulton Park clash

Kiyonari and his Buildbase BMW.

RYUICHI Kiyonari has apologised to Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne regarding the incident that brought both of them crashing down and out of Oulton Park’s race two yesterday.

On the 16th lap of race two, Kiyonari and Byrne were battle for the lead, but it ended prematurely as the Japanese rider clipped the rear wheel of Byrne as they went into Hizzy’s and the pair crashed out of the race.

Kiyonari explained: “It felt unbelievably good and I was more confident. I had been enjoying a good battle with Shakey until the crash; it was like last year again! Into Hizzys our entry speed was completely different and I carried more speed, but I don’t want to use an excuse. 

“All I was thinking was ‘go Shakey, go’, when I just touched the brake, then I thought ‘no, no, no’. I was in pain when I hit the ground, but I feel ok. All I can say is that I am sorry to Shakey, our teams and the fans. We would have had more battles and I destroyed that. I went and apologised after the race.”

Byrne said: “I was feeling confident and really happy and I waited until two thirds race distance and then I wanted to make some moves.

“I put two moves on Kiyo and the second one was much more decisive. I went into Hizzys and for a moment I thought I had just run in with a bit too much back brake on and spun the bike around.

“Then as I was rolling through the grass I noticed Kiyo’s bike come flying passed and I thought ‘ah, that wasn’t the case’. It is what it is. I have an awful lot of respect and admiration for Kiyo as a rider and I know full well that would have been the last thing he intended.

“I also know how bad it feels for those split seconds before the collision because you make a decision and you don’t get a choice to back out of it, you know straight away it isn’t going to work and wish you could disappear or the ground would swallow you up before you hit the other person.

“He has been around and said sorry. It is a bit frustrating as I felt I had that win in the bag but at the same time I am over the moon for the PBM team and Stuart as I was cheering him from the wall at Hizzys.”

The fourth round of the 2015 British Superbike Championship takes place at Snetterton on June 21. 

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Jerez MotoGP test times

Jerez MotoGP test times

Lorenzo leaving Movistar Yamaha garage.

MOVISTAR Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo ended the official test at Jerez at the top of the time sheets after dominating the Spanish Grand Prix.

At the first official mid-season MotoGP test in Jerez, Lorenzo dominated once again and completed a lap at 1:38.516 – on his 28th birthday.

Team-mate Valentino Rossi finished only four-hundredths of a second behind and set his best time of the weekend. The team did not have any major updates at this test and both riders focused on the set-up of their bikes.

CWM LCR Honda’s Cal Crutchlow finished the test in third, just over 0.3s behind Lorenzo. The team tested new suspension parts and primarily worked on the electronics package of the RC213V.  

Aleix Espargaro completed 63 laps and finished fourth fastest after attempting to solve the chatter issue which has caused a problem for the previous three races.

Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez only completed 31 laps and tried out a new swing-arm and ended the day in fifth, 0.460s behind Lorenzo. The Spaniard only tested for two hours due to fatigue from his injury. 

Completing the top six was Monster Yamaha Tech 3’s Bradley Smith, who beat his time from qualifying. The Brit put in 41 laps and finished three-tenths ahead of his team-mate Pol Espargaro.

Many of the Open class teams concentrated on the set-up of their Magneti Marelli electronics package. In particular, Avintia Racing’s Hector Barbera had new parts which effectively turns his Open GP14 into a 14.1.

Aprilia Racing Team Gresini have had a difficult time so far in the MotoGP paddock, but debuted their full seamless-shift gearbox with Alvaro Bautitsta, while Marc Melandri tested a new swing-arm and chassis. Melandri finished last, in 22nd place, but Bautista made progress to end the day 1.2s behind Lorenzo.

1. Jorge Lorenzo ESP Movistar Yamaha MotoGP 1:38.508
2. Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha MotoGP 1:38.550 (+0.042) 
3. Cal Crutchlow GBR CWM LCR Honda 1:38.814 (+0.306)
4. Aleix Espargaro ESP Team Suzuki Ecstar 1:38.890 (+0.382) 
5. Marc Marquez ESP Repsol Honda Team 1:38.968 (+0.460) 
6. Bradley Smith GBR Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1:39.339 (+0.831)
7. Yonny Hernandez COL Pramac Racing 1:39.357 (+0.849) 
8. Scott Redding GBR Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS 1:39.370 (+0.862)
9. Maverick Viñales ESP Team Suzuki Ecstar 1:39.475 (+0.967) 
10. Pol Espargaro ESP Monster Yamaha Tech 3 1:39.654 (+1.146)
11. Alvaro Bautista ESP Factory Aprilia Gresini 1:39.766 (+1.258)
12. Stefan Bradl GER Athina Forward Racing 1:39.887 (+1.379) 
13. Danilo Petrucci ITA Pramac Racing 1:39.892 (+1.384)
14. Nicky Hayden USA Aspar MotoGP Team 1:39.909 (+1.401) 
15. Eugene Laverty IRL Aspar MotoGP Team 1:40.101 (+1.593) 
16. Loris Baz FRA Athina Forward Racing 1:40.186 (+1.678)
17. Jack Miller AUS CWM LCR Honda 1:40.248 (+1.740)
18. Hector Barbera ESP Avintia Racing 1:40.260 (+1.725)
19. Hiroshi Aoyama JPN Honda Test Rider 1:40.342 (+1.834)
20. Karel Abraham CZE Cardion AB Motoracing 1:40.654 (+2.146)
21. Mike Di Meglio FRA Avintia Racing 1:41.085 (+2.577)
22. Marco Melandri ITA Factory Aprilia Gresini 1:41.825 (+3.317)

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Source: Jerez MotoGP test times



Gravity defying stunts, spectacular tricks and some of the world’s most talented stunt riders are all part of the menu for this year’s ‘TT Mayhem’ touring stunt show.  

The tour will visit three of the Isle of Man’s main towns, Peel, Port Erin and Douglas in a six-date tour during this year’s Isle of Man TT Races fuelled by Monster Energy.  The tour will run from Sunday 7th June to Friday 12th June.

The tour begins in Peel on Sunday 7th June, coinciding with the town’s ‘Peel Day’ celebrations.  The first show of the tour includes the Monster Energy Moto Trials Display featuring legendary trials riders Fred Crosset & Christophe Bruand.

On Monday 8th June TT Mayhem moves to Port Erin Day with two shows. Kicking off with Monster Moto Trials Display, world famous Terry Grant, who will be appearing exclusively in Port Erin, will be dazzling the audiences with extreme drift tricks in his Legend Car, and demonstrating why he holds 20 world records, including the record for “Most Donuts in 100 seconds”. Local legends The Purple Helmets, resplendent on their wheelie bins and featuring the exquisite naked pianist, will deliver the show finale.

TT Mayhem then moves to Nobles Park in Douglas and the stunt arena and Monster compound in the heart of the TT paddock where morning and afternoon shows will run for the rest of the week from Tuesday 9th until Friday 12th June.  The World famous Red Arrows display team will be taking to the skies after the Tuesday afternoon show at around 7.30pm over Douglas Promenade.

The four days of shows feature the gravity defying Infernal Varanne stunt team performing inside the invisible wall on their vintage 1928 Indian Scout & Bratstyle Yamaha sr.  This spectacle is followed by appearances from Fred Crossett and Christophe Bruand. Budapest based Pro BMX flatland athlete and world champion, Adam Kun will also be on hand, putting his jaw-dropping tricks and jumps on display.

Visitors to the Monster Compound will be able to access video games and signing sessions and the ever-popular Monster Girls will also be handing out giveaways throughout the tour

The show times for this year’s ‘TT Mayhem’ tour are as follows:

Sunday 7th June (Peel)  – 13.30 to 15.00 and 16.30 to 18.00
Monday 8th June (Port Erin) – 15.00 to 16.30 and 20.00 to 22.00
Tuesday 9th June (Nobles Park, Douglas)  – 11.30 to 13.00 and 16.00 to 17.30
Wednesday 10th June (Nobles Park, Douglas)  – 11.30 to 13.00 and 16.00 to 17.30
Thursday 11th June (Nobles Park, Douglas)  – 11.30 to 13.00 and 16.00 to 17.30
Friday 12th June (Nobles Park, Douglas)  – 11.30 to 13.00 and 16.00 to 17.30


For Sale : 2007 GSXR 600 track bike

For Sale : 2007 GSXR 600 track bike

2007 Suzuki GSXR 600
V5 in hand so can go onthe road
standard engine and suspension but well set up for track day use
Leo Vince exhaust, light damage to tip
full race bodywork in excellent condition
Hel brake lines
Power Commander 3
HM Quickshifter
Renthal bars
fully adjustable race rearsets
front brake lever guard
Pazzo levers
Active QA throttle
520 chain/sprockets
R&G engine protection and crash mushrooms
Quick release fuel cap
bike is very clean, only fault is damage to tip of exhaust can
028 867 37170 or 07736 333770, in tyrone

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Hickman withdraws from NW200 due to injury

Hickman withdraws from NW200 due to injury

PETER Hickman has reluctantly withdrawn from the forthcoming North West 200 road races due to injuries sustained in a crash at Oulton Park on Saturday.

The Lincolnshire rider sustained two broken ribs in a 150mph crash on the approach to Druids on Saturday during a wet British Superbike Free Practice at Oulton Park. He has also been diagnosed with two breaks of the C4 vertebrae in his neck. 

Both the team and Hickman are now unable to participate in the first International road race of the season, on Tuesday May 12. The 27-year-old made an excellent debut in the NW200 last year and recorded the fastest ever lap by a newcomer. 

Briggs Equipment BMW Team Owner Lee Hardy said: “It’s deeply disappointing for Peter and everyone connected with the team that we’ll be unable to take part in the North West 200 but his injuries from the crash on Saturday are a little bit worse than we first thought.

“Having had such a good debut 12 months ago, Peter was obviously really looking forward to returning so we’d like to apologise to Mervyn and his team, as well as all the thousands of race fans that we won’t be there in 2015.”

“The goal now is to support Peter as best as we can and ensure he gets the best possible medical support with the aim of being ready for the TT. He needs to get as much rest and recuperation as he can and the final decision will ultimately lie with his surgeon but we’re very hopeful of being ready for practice week at the Isle of Man.

“I’d also like to publicly thank the on-site medical team at Oulton Park for all their excellent treatment and support given to Peter after his accident.”

The nature of these injuries means it is just not possible to ride and therefore Hickman will now aim to be fully fit and ready for the Isle of Man TT Races which commence on Saturday 30th May.  

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Vrt on bikes?

Vrt on bikes?

Went on revenue during the week to price vrt came up €2 per cc or €1 for what I take it for fairly new bikes. Couldn’t be right I’m thinking but you never know with this country. Was looking at a 04 600rr. Has anybody vrt’d lately?
Source: Vrt on bikes?