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Thread: Rear tyre for Duke 390

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    Default Rear tyre for Duke 390

    Hello xBhpians.
    The OE rear Metzeler lasted 11k kms and the current 140/70-R17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso is almost gone in 9k kms.
    Which will be the best tyre for the KATOOM balancing cost, grip and life?
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    Default Re: Rear tyre for Duke 390

    Thread approved.

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    Default Re: Rear tyre for Duke 390

    Quote Originally Posted by zestbiker View Post
    Hello xBhpians.
    The OE rear Metzeler lasted 11k kms and the current 140/70-R17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso is almost gone in 9k kms.
    Which will be the best tyre for the KATOOM balancing cost, grip and life?
    Apolo alpha h1, they have pretty good reviews and the set will cost you around 10k but they have more life than metzelers. Give them a search
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    Default Re: Rear tyre for Duke 390

    Quote Originally Posted by zestbiker View Post
    balancing cost, grip and life?
    The only tyre fits all 3 cost, grip, life is Michelin Pilot Street
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    Default Re: Rear tyre for Duke 390

    Thank you @yashasvi and @kiran2508 -will keep these suggestions in mind.
    Anyone using the Ceat X1 150/60-R17 kindly shed some light on its performance
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    Default Re: Rear tyre for Duke 390

    Quote Originally Posted by zestbiker View Post
    Hello xBhpians.
    The OE rear Metzeler lasted 11k kms and the current 140/70-R17 Pirelli Diablo Rosso is almost gone in 9k kms.
    Which will be the best tyre for the KATOOM balancing cost, grip and life?
    My rear Metzelers lasted just 8k km

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    My rear Metzelers lasted just 8k km
    Installed the Ceat X1 radial 150/60-R17 -let's see how the journey goes.
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    Default Re: Rear tyre for Duke 390

    I’m running metzeller sportec street 150/60-R17 on my R3, it’s a direct competitor to the Michelin pilot street, around same mileage of 23-25k kms, priced way lower, in my city dealers had quoted ₹12k for Michelin and I got the Metz for ₹8.5k per set, front and rear.

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