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  • Re: Tyres

    They must have renamed the tyres then, because they must be still producing tyres in the same dimensions. Anyways happy riding with the new wheels
    Originally posted by lockhrt999 View Post
    Many MRF showroom guys told be that they discontinued FY2 series. It's also not visible on their website .
    It was really pain in the arse to get a tyre which you requested. For such a popular model they only kept stock OEM ones.

    Anyway I went with 80/90-17 masseter fx for front and zapper vyde 120/80-17 for rear
    masseter costed me 1475 and vyde around 2350
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    • Re: Tyres

      I own FZ v2 and completed 30000 KMS now. I should replace my front tire. Which brand will be good? I planned for ceat zoom 100\80.

      Whether i can upgrade to 100\90 if so whether mileage drops?

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      • Re: Tyres

        There won't be any drop in average but there will be some speedo error i think, get the tyre don't think about it too much [emoji1417]
        Originally posted by Raty_FZ View Post
        I own FZ v2 and completed 30000 KMS now. I should replace my front tire. Which brand will be good? I planned for ceat zoom 100\80.

        Whether i can upgrade to 100\90 if so whether mileage drops?
        Peace

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        • Re: Tyres

          I would say that a homegrown brand is much better than an import. I have been using the Apollo Alpha H1 on my KTM Duke 390 and have hardly any complaints with the tyre’s performance. It is also one of the most affordable high-performance bike tyres in the Indian market. Have ridden with the tyre for over 20,000 kilometres, including several long-distance trips in wet weather. The Apollo Alpha H1 has always felt well-planted and grippy at high speeds to me. In my opinions, imports might offer a slightly better performance but there is a wider price gap between them and homegrown brands.
          Last edited by riturawat55; 10-04-2019, 12:34 PM.

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          • Re: Tyres

            For the FZ, I would suggest to go with Masseter in stock size. Balanced cost, good performance.
            Radials or spending too much is a little overkill IMO.
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            • Re: Tyres

              Whether i can fit MRF masseter 140/70 in fz v2? Will it touches the tyre hugger if so should i remove it?

              Also upgrading from 140/60 to 140/70 will cause any error in mileage or anything?

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              • Re: Tyres

                The height of your bike will increase a little bit from the back side
                Originally posted by Raty_FZ View Post
                Whether i can fit MRF masseter 140/70 in fz v2? Will it touches the tyre hugger if so should i remove it?

                Also upgrading from 140/60 to 140/70 will cause any error in mileage or anything?
                Peace

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                • Re: Tyres

                  Guys, my bike is about to reach 10k (R3) and is due for a tyre change.
                  I recently bought duke125 and love the grip of the mrf tyre that's on it.
                  The tyres on the duke are mrf revz c1 110/70 r17 and revz c 150/60 r17.

                  Although the specification of the front matches the front tyre of my yamaha, the rear does not.
                  I found a version for the rear called mrf revz m 140/70 r17.

                  Do you guys have any idea if this is a tyre with similar grip.

                  The stock tyres that came with the bike had terrible grip from the beginning.
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                  • Re: Tyres

                    I am looking for a new rear tyre for my Honda CBR 150R. After a little search online and talking to a tyre dealer near my home, I am thinking of getting the Apollo Alpha tyre with size 150/70-17.
                    The stock tyre size is 140/70-17, will it fit on the stock rim and is it advisable to go for that increase in the bike tyre size?

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                    • Re: Tyres

                      You can easily go one size up, it won't create any problem, moreover going only one size up on the stock rim is recommended, so go ahead no issues. And there are some very good reviews of apolo alpha tyres, so go ahead
                      Originally posted by riturawat55 View Post
                      I am looking for a new rear tyre for my Honda CBR 150R. After a little search online and talking to a tyre dealer near my home, I am thinking of getting the Apollo Alpha tyre with size 150/70-17.
                      The stock tyre size is 140/70-17, will it fit on the stock rim and is it advisable to go for that increase in the bike tyre size?

                      Peace

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                      • Re: Tyres

                        You can go one size up it won't create any problem, go ahead with the duke's tyres if they are only one size up
                        Originally posted by Gollum View Post
                        Guys, my bike is about to reach 10k (R3) and is due for a tyre change.
                        I recently bought duke125 and love the grip of the mrf tyre that's on it.
                        The tyres on the duke are mrf revz c1 110/70 r17 and revz c 150/60 r17.

                        Although the specification of the front matches the front tyre of my yamaha, the rear does not.
                        I found a version for the rear called mrf revz m 140/70 r17.

                        Do you guys have any idea if this is a tyre with similar grip.

                        The stock tyres that came with the bike had terrible grip from the beginning.
                        Peace

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                        • Re: Tyres

                          Originally posted by Gollum View Post
                          Guys, my bike is about to reach 10k (R3) and is due for a tyre change.
                          I recently bought duke125 and love the grip of the mrf tyre that's on it.
                          The tyres on the duke are mrf revz c1 110/70 r17 and revz c 150/60 r17.

                          Although the specification of the front matches the front tyre of my yamaha, the rear does not.
                          I found a version for the rear called mrf revz m 140/70 r17.

                          Do you guys have any idea if this is a tyre with similar grip.

                          The stock tyres that came with the bike had terrible grip from the beginning.
                          The R3 deserves better tyres. Get the Diablo Rosso II in 110/70 and 150/60. You will love the bike even more.
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                          • Re: Tyres

                            Originally posted by Gollum View Post
                            Guys, my bike is about to reach 10k (R3) and is due for a tyre change.
                            I recently bought duke125 and love the grip of the mrf tyre that's on it.
                            The tyres on the duke are mrf revz c1 110/70 r17 and revz c 150/60 r17.

                            Although the specification of the front matches the front tyre of my yamaha, the rear does not.
                            I found a version for the rear called mrf revz m 140/70 r17.

                            Do you guys have any idea if this is a tyre with similar grip.

                            The stock tyres that came with the bike had terrible grip from the beginning.
                            the revz m is a 140/60 iirc and this size would a lower profile and really not recommended.
                            i would say to stick to the 140/70 stock size on the r3. the 150/60 duke size is not at all required, as a person who rides a duke i wouldn't mind switching down to a 140/70 myself. 150/60 is simply over kill.. even the ktm's that are used in their racing cup edition(or whatever its called run on 140/70)

                            now coming to the stock 140/70 size, you do have an option from mrf called masseter (masseter-x and masseter-x mct)
                            or you could explore other sticky options from the likes of metzeler or pirelli. the michelin is also available in 140/70 but is a slightly harder compound than even the mrf revz, but it would last a lot longer and provides decent grip.

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                            • Re: Tyres

                              Originally posted by s1d View Post
                              the revz m is a 140/60 iirc and this size would a lower profile and really not recommended.
                              i would say to stick to the 140/70 stock size on the r3. the 150/60 duke size is not at all required, as a person who rides a duke i wouldn't mind switching down to a 140/70 myself. 150/60 is simply over kill.. even the ktm's that are used in their racing cup edition(or whatever its called run on 140/70)

                              now coming to the stock 140/70 size, you do have an option from mrf called masseter (masseter-x and masseter-x mct)
                              or you could explore other sticky options from the likes of metzeler or pirelli. the michelin is also available in 140/70 but is a slightly harder compound than even the mrf revz, but it would last a lot longer and provides decent grip.
                              Yes 140/70 provides better flickablity and the higher side wall helps on broken roads.
                              But india is fat tyre obsessed country. Boys are mad about fitting 180 section on Dominar [emoji1787][emoji1787]

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                              • Re: Tyres

                                Originally posted by Gollum View Post
                                Guys, my bike is about to reach 10k (R3) and is due for a tyre change.
                                I recently bought duke125 and love the grip of the mrf tyre that's on it.
                                The tyres on the duke are mrf revz c1 110/70 r17 and revz c 150/60 r17.

                                Although the specification of the front matches the front tyre of my yamaha, the rear does not.
                                I found a version for the rear called mrf revz m 140/70 r17.

                                Do you guys have any idea if this is a tyre with similar grip.

                                The stock tyres that came with the bike had terrible grip from the beginning.
                                The ZAPPER S is the stock size for the CBR 250R too at 140/70 and the grip is decent; dry grip is extremely good. Wet grip is at par. But overall a very good tire for the CBR, at least I'm happy with it.

                                Secondly, R3 having the same size tire, the inch of the rim matters, the CBR has a 4 inch rear rim, and I presume the R3 too has the same rim inch. Don't oversize the tire.

                                If you're looking for better grip, I'd suggest MASSETER or Michelins after MRF Zappers. The Mich are the only radials here, rest bias ply.

                                I'd suggest Masseters or MPSR after Zappers.

                                Cheers!
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