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Old 13th September 2009, 09:57   #1
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i want to fit tubeless tyres on my re machismo, avl, now i have got 2 probs, one is the rim size of 19 inches and another is the rim itself, now il have to opt for an alloy rim that much i know but as far as the choices for tubeless tyres are concerned, standard rim size of the bullet is 19 inches and there is almost no choices of tubeless tyres in 19 inches, so i will have to downsize to either 18 or 17 inches, now i am ready to do that but now comes the second part of problem, which alloys would fit without too much of modification, or preferably a direct fit, are there any choices available? my dealer told me abt a 15 inch rim size tyre but i do not want to go that small, so now re dudes what to do, i really want to fit tubeless tyres on my re so help me dudes
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Makanaka,

You could look at Rado alloy wheels. These 19 inch alloy wheels are made by a Coimbatore based company exclusively for the Bullets. Most Royal Enfield dealerships can arrange for these wheels. Otherwise try Delhi, you'll surely find them in Karol Bagh. Downsizing will adversely affect handling dynamics as well as mileage, top speed, etc.

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you can stick to 19" inch alloys and use Duro or IRC tyres
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hey friends,
jay prashanth, i have seen the rado and the parado series of alloy wheels for re's, but the problem with 19 inch rim size is that there are no tubeless tyres available in 19 inches and i also want to downsize coz i want the height of the bike to be reduced to abt an inch, akshay are u sure that duro and irc tyres come in tubeless types in 19 inches, the only dealer in dehradun who brings them says that there is no irc available in 19 inch which is tubeless and the only model in 19 inches looks like low profile but is not tubeless so can u please check once again and if possible mention any link or pic or make number.
isnt it possible to use a 18 inche tubeless tyre on re with an alloy, if yes then please mention how?
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yes duro has 100\90\19 and 110\90\19
and they are tubeless
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Makanaka,

You could look at Rado alloy wheels. These 19 inch alloy wheels are made by a Coimbatore based company exclusively for the Bullets. Most Royal Enfield dealerships can arrange for these wheels. Otherwise try Delhi, you'll surely find them in Karol Bagh. Downsizing will adversely affect handling dynamics as well as mileage, top speed, etc.

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Have it on my Bullet, they are Prado. I think its a typo.
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Hey Makanaka , Do let us know if you did manage a tubless tyre on your Bull.
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Have it on my Bullet, they are Prado. I think its a typo.
They are Rado wheels not Prado
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