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    Quote Originally Posted by shreyas.ka92 View Post
    Angel GT and sport demon are not available for 18 inches in india.
    If you're able to source it, it's great.
    Do remember that Angel GT is a 2ct tyre ie., medium soft in the mid part and soft in the sides and sport demon is medium soft. Both the models won't last long like mrf or ceats. And many would advise no to the royal Enfield and the tyres are made for sport touring bikes.

    HiShreyas,
    Do you have any idea about Dunlop Geo Cruiser 625, they come in 120-80-18 configuration.

    HD,
    Which alloys you are planing to upgrade to.
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    I am planning to ride on my Yamaha SZR to Leh/Ladakh and definitely my stock TVS tube tyres wont be a good choice. I am thinking of going for on/off road dual purpose tubeless tyres. I have narrowed down to the below, I need input on which is the better choice for rear and for front. If you have any other tyre brand in mind please suggest.

    Rear: Michelin Sirac Street 100/90 R17 TL (or) Ceat Gripp XL 100/90 TL (or) Ceat Vertigo 100/90 R17 TL
    Front: Michelin Sirac Street 2.75-17 TT (or) Michelin City Pro 2.75-17 TL (or) Ceat Gripp F 2.75 TL

    (Will TL tyres suit TT rims? The rims aren't damaged and thus I hope the tubeless tyres should fit with some adjustment for the air valves. If they don't then I will have no choice but to go with a tube tyre. In which case I prefer both Sirac Street TT for front and rear.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by udayrrr View Post
    hi
    my ktm200 need replacement for rear tyre, am thinking about these:

    mrf revs c1 150/60
    michelin pilot street 150/60

    and thing is with these size availability problem is there
    so am thinking about down sizing to 140/70
    REVZ C1 is what comes as stock rear and offers good grip, and decent life. The MRFs are real clean and kinda of mid performer, works well, does the job, and you wouldn't find a difference for daily use. If you want a little more edge, though not anything dramatically different than the MRFs but, and close to Metz like grip, you can consider the MPSRs. Both are decent tires.

    Quote Originally Posted by prajnyan View Post
    I am planning to ride on my Yamaha SZR to Leh/Ladakh and definitely my stock TVS tube tyres wont be a good choice. I am thinking of going for on/off road dual purpose tubeless tyres. I have narrowed down to the below, I need input on which is the better choice for rear and for front. If you have any other tyre brand in mind please suggest.

    Rear: Michelin Sirac Street 100/90 R17 TL (or) Ceat Gripp XL 100/90 TL (or) Ceat Vertigo 100/90 R17 TL
    Front: Michelin Sirac Street 2.75-17 TT (or) Michelin City Pro 2.75-17 TL (or) Ceat Gripp F 2.75 TL

    (Will TL tyres suit TT rims? The rims aren't damaged and thus I hope the tubeless tyres should fit with some adjustment for the air valves. If they don't then I will have no choice but to go with a tube tyre. In which case I prefer both Sirac Street TT for front and rear.)
    If your rims are an alloy type, then yes a TL tire can be plonked in without a problem. But, it also depends on the rim size and the rim seat as they play a crucial role in retaining the air seal. I personally use MSS on one of my bikes. Wet grip isn't all that great, dry grip is something Ive personally loved on the Michelin Sirac Street, they just hold your line. Vertigo rage is a more harder compound tire, this can take Ladakh and Leh with aplomb. Not that the Sirac Street can't take the Ladakh. Both are capable tires.

    Try not to make a Tube Type tire into a tubeless, they both have different rim bead and sidewall.

    Cheers!
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    thanks to shreyas.k92 and B7ACTHORN for valuable inputs
    and i brought revs c1 because of budget constraints(i have to invest in battery in coming days as it might give away )
    never the less c1 does the duty for my kind of riding

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    Quote Originally Posted by B7ACKTHORN View Post
    REVZ C1 is what comes as stock rear and offers good grip, and decent life. The MRFs are real clean and kinda of mid performer, works well, does the job, and you wouldn't find a difference for daily use. If you want a little more edge, though not anything dramatically different than the MRFs but, and close to Metz like grip, you can consider the MPSRs. Both are decent tires.



    If your rims are an alloy type, then yes a TL tire can be plonked in without a problem. But, it also depends on the rim size and the rim seat as they play a crucial role in retaining the air seal. I personally use MSS on one of my bikes. Wet grip isn't all that great, dry grip is something Ive personally loved on the Michelin Sirac Street, they just hold your line. Vertigo rage is a more harder compound tire, this can take Ladakh and Leh with aplomb. Not that the Sirac Street can't take the Ladakh. Both are capable tires.

    Try not to make a Tube Type tire into a tubeless, they both have different rim bead and sidewall.

    Cheers!
    VJ
    I finally went with Siriac Street for rear and Michelin city pro for front. Both tubeless and stock size. The grip and confidence level to tilt the bike is really an amazing feel. The tyres hold very well. Just need to see how the air holds because I cannot use the normal tubeless valve plugs. Well I guess these should do good for off-road. Must see how it does on ice and water.
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