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Old 29th January 2010, 16:12   #121
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If your tires are IRC manufactured, keep them on, they are somewhat good compared to zappers
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Old 30th January 2010, 06:09   #122
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Here are just two pics, will click many more tomorrow, also update, i already scratched the bike on the second day and have finished 100 kms, hopefully will complete more 400 within this week, so i can give it for the first service.
The idle rpm was quite high so went to reduce that and got myself a Fuel Lock/Tap with key. Also the beam goes up in the sky so will get it focused tomorrow, but have to say, once you go projector, you dont go back , just love these projectors.
The bike handles very well, but i hate it, hate it alot, and the reason is that, it just doesnt want to stop, just wants to keep on going, even in the fifth gear at 65, its just begging for more.
Today, late night i went for a drive after returning from a ride, and i just could, the car just didnt have any power, I a pure car person was cursing the car for not having power, but that can also be cause i have The Fastest Indian ever to compare to my wagon r.
I expect alot from this great bike, lets see.
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Old 30th January 2010, 23:17   #123
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Sorry no pics today, was very busy.
Did again enjoy the bike alot, but my hands are paining like hell, tried full gloves, help but hinder my driving, tried half with fingers open, much much better but again after a while still the pain.
Now only one thing is left which i will hate is getting those ugly looking but amazingly soft rubber/thermocol grips which i never even got for my cycle, but i will have to get it cause already my hand has blisters.
On another note, i had gone to 4 seasons/4 tune, i was suggested the Pirelli SPORT DEMON, size 110/70 R17 and 130/70 R17 costing 8900 for the set without exchanging the old tyres and with exchange i will get it for 6900, so lets see what happens.
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Old 1st February 2010, 00:37   #124
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These are my Helmet and gloves, key chain was hanging in on my pant, so didnt click that.
Helmet - 3200
Gloves - 500
Keychain - 75

Also, i have completed 180 kms
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Old 1st February 2010, 09:44   #125
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The idle rpm was quite high so went to reduce that and got myself a Fuel Lock/Tap with key
hi, AbhayShanu,
Can you please provide more info on this please? like make, cost and picture if you may. I have problem of petrol going "gayab" in parking, would like to have lock
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Old 1st February 2010, 10:39   #126
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hi, AbhayShanu,
Can you please provide more info on this please? like make, cost and picture if you may. I have problem of petrol going "gayab" in parking, would like to have lock
Its a ON -OFF- RESERVE valve which is operated by inserting a key instead of lever type which is not secured. Available with any bike spares spore for 50 bucks.

@ AbhayShanu: Congratulation on ur new bike. The bike is amazing and i bought it 2 months ago (blue color). I am done 7K + Kms. on it and its a breeze riding it. Has immense power and have done 137 kmph top speed (and if road permits could have gone to 140).

Happy riding.
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Old 1st February 2010, 23:21   #127
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Got new licence plates, will get new set of tyres tomorrow, Pirelli Demon Sport, 110/70 front and 130/70 rear.
Will take pics of the whole process and will tell the final price tomorrow only
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Old 2nd February 2010, 07:44   #128
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Leaving for the day, will get the tyres later in the evening now going for a movie and then enjoying the bike, have covered 200 kms so will call service center and book my service.
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Old 2nd February 2010, 14:23   #129
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Wow what a coincidence, me too was choosing between RTR180 and P220, finally bought P220, midnight black and the same Cross helmet that you purchased. I am also waiting to complete the kilometers for my 1st service
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Finished 275 kms and will finish 500 by monday, i think.
Tyres did not get as did not have time, so have arranged to go on thursday and get them.
Kumar_rajan, why no pics, no why no thread for this amazingly all rounded bike?
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Wow what a coincidence, me too was choosing between RTR180 and P220, finally bought P220, midnight black and the same Cross helmet that you purchased. I am also waiting to complete the kilometers for my 1st service
How much does that cross helmet cost you? Is there a way i can order online? If not can u provide me with address of the store ?
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It costed me 3.2k but the guy sold it for 3k, and i dont know if you can get it online, but do know from where i got it in mumbai.
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Old 3rd February 2010, 23:24   #133
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Got my Demon on.
Here are the pics.

1. The First pic, The guy start with the work.
2. Both the new tyres
3. Rear Tyre removed
4. The Old and new Rear Tyre
5. Rear Tyre in place, and , looks damn good
6. Front Tyre removed
7. Front Tyre almost in place.

Reached at exactly 300 kms there, Hosh just sent his guy to start work, later within 5 mins he also came, the work was done quite fast, faster then what i had expected, was done professionally and neatly.
Had just 1 hitch, the front brake caliper had closed due to pressing of the front brake when the front tyre was removed, in the last pic they are removing the pressure to get the tyre in, there was a loss of brake fluid, but was minimal and negligible.

On the tyres, i just dont have enough words, as havnt riden much, just 38 kms, and thats not enough to compare or compliment, but they do provide better cornering and much more confidence while im there.

I have completed 338 kms and will be going to Water Kingdom tomorrow to enjoy and im sure i will complete 400 by tomorrow.

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Old 4th February 2010, 00:10   #134
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Pics here
Sorry, could arrange the pics in time and 20 mins were over, its the same order
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Pulsar 220 (new) or the Apache RTR 180 - EDIT - Bought Pulsar 220 M-dsc_0566.jpg  

Pulsar 220 (new) or the Apache RTR 180 - EDIT - Bought Pulsar 220 M-dsc_0568.jpg  

Pulsar 220 (new) or the Apache RTR 180 - EDIT - Bought Pulsar 220 M-dsc_0570.jpg  

Pulsar 220 (new) or the Apache RTR 180 - EDIT - Bought Pulsar 220 M-dsc_0571.jpg  

Pulsar 220 (new) or the Apache RTR 180 - EDIT - Bought Pulsar 220 M-dsc_0572.jpg  

Pulsar 220 (new) or the Apache RTR 180 - EDIT - Bought Pulsar 220 M-dsc_0573.jpg  

Pulsar 220 (new) or the Apache RTR 180 - EDIT - Bought Pulsar 220 M-dsc_0578.jpg  

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Old 4th February 2010, 01:01   #135
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congratulations for a fantstic new ride mate . love those grooves on the rear tire, looks good.
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