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Old 1st June 2009, 11:37   #31
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Stay Away from Meteor, after riding it for 1+ years following are my fbk:

Normal Driving Condition (City driving)(point 1 to 5 (being highest):
Handling - 3
Corner Handling - 3
Grip - 3
Dry sand (this is imp in city roads) - 2

Raint Days:
Handling - 2
Corner Handling - 2
Grip - 1

Off Road:
Self cleaning in mud and terrain - 4
Grip - 4
Handling and stability - 4


This is not a city ride and when it rains, my heart always pumps faster and I ride my bull at 20 as I know she is not capable of stopping and sliding happens even ebfore you realize.

So, decide what you want and invest wisely.
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Old 1st June 2009, 11:49   #32
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Ahhh does not sound good...had got it for my other bro and he lives in Mlore guess i need to warn him about this..

Btw i have been using TVS JUMBO on my 500 and must say its is very impressive on all terrains! its almsot 3 years and am happy about my decision of picking it..

Btw i went for 18rim so that i have some options..


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Stay Away from Meteor, after riding it for 1+ years following are my fbk:

Normal Driving Condition (City driving)(point 1 to 5 (being highest):
Handling - 3
Corner Handling - 3
Grip - 3
Dry sand (this is imp in city roads) - 2

Raint Days:
Handling - 2
Corner Handling - 2
Grip - 1

Off Road:
Self cleaning in mud and terrain - 4
Grip - 4
Handling and stability - 4


This is not a city ride and when it rains, my heart always pumps faster and I ride my bull at 20 as I know she is not capable of stopping and sliding happens even ebfore you realize.

So, decide what you want and invest wisely.
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Old 8th June 2009, 17:56   #33
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Stay Away from Meteor, after riding it for 1+ years following are my fbk:

Normal Driving Condition (City driving)(point 1 to 5 (being highest):
Handling - 3
Corner Handling - 3
Grip - 3
Dry sand (this is imp in city roads) - 2

Raint Days:
Handling - 2
Corner Handling - 2
Grip - 1

Off Road:
Self cleaning in mud and terrain - 4
Grip - 4
Handling and stability - 4


This is not a city ride and when it rains, my heart always pumps faster and I ride my bull at 20 as I know she is not capable of stopping and sliding happens even ebfore you realize.

So, decide what you want and invest wisely.

Wow, thanks for the updates MadBullRam!! I was actually so desperate to get the MRF Meteor and finally had to settle for the MRF Nylogrip Plus and I am just back from a 700 km ride.....fell in love with this tyre all over again...does a very decent job....
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Update guys, any options for going tubeless ?
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Shashank, i down sized to 18 and we have some good options in that size. presently am running TVS JUMBO and i must say its good! btw i guess tubeless works weel on the alloys and not on rims.
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Shashank, i down sized to 18 and we have some good options in that size. presently am running TVS JUMBO and i must say its good! btw i guess tubeless works weel on the alloys and not on rims.
So you mean there are no god options for 19" tubeless tyres ?

I have no problems in upgrading to Alloys.
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Shashank, as far as i know there is none in 19 and am not sure you get 19 alloys...i think you can downsize to 18 finding alloy and tubeless trye for this size wont be an issue.
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Shashank, as far as i know there is none in 19 and am not sure you get 19 alloys...i think you can downsize to 18 finding alloy and tubeless trye for this size wont be an issue.
Thanks brother, 19'' alloys are available for sure, as RE dealers install them with stock tyres.

Can yu share with methe pros and cons of downsizing ?
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Beleive me man there are almost no TUBLESS in the market for the 18"
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Beleive me man there are almost no TUBLESS in the market for the 18"
What does your ride ride on ?
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My bike is one a Stock Front MRF RIB, rear is a 100/90 IRC
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Folks need to change the rear tyre on my bull. Suggestion please !!
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Folks need to change the rear tyre on my bull. Suggestion please !!
Normal MRF is the best thing that can happen to your bullet :P if alloys then look out for Tubeless by IRC
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Shashank, sorry for the late reply....

My bikes front wheel is 19 and rear 18 so in this case had to increase the height a bit of the rear suspension and thats it no other changes....

As desideep mention i guess tubeless is not available in 18, though have asked one of the tyre dealer to find if its available in ceat..and i dont think 19 has it??

Riju, MRF gives a decent performance, you might want to have a look at Dunlop button tyre...have it in the front and am very satisfied..

lastly you might want to check the availability of MRF...
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MRF's are easily avaiable. the monster has had a simmilar kinda review what BULLRAM gave.

i have still not got a chance to ride the bike cause since the day i have changed it i have had my bike at my mechanic.

i have the IRC in the rear now. it looks like a sticky tyre. talking of being sticky i think that if you are not running the Tubeless then the normal MRF nylo does the job very well. i have had a chance to do the trun well enough to scrap the foot pegs. and these truns were extreamly requent. the front RIB and the rear NYLO never made me feel uneasy. wet conditions are not bad aswell.
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