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Old 31st January 2011, 18:22   #1
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I own a Tvs fiero 2002 model. I want good sticky tyres for it. I am confused with Zapper Fs/Zapper Y for front/rear or to go for 3.25/4.00 Michelin M45's. Experts please suggest?
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Old 31st January 2011, 21:59   #2
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Go for Michelin M45 if you are having alloys.
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I own a Tvs fiero 2002 model. I want good sticky tyres for it. I am confused with Zapper Fs/Zapper Y for front/rear or to go for 3.25/4.00 Michelin M45's. Experts please suggest?
I changed the tires on my fiero a few weeks back and this is what i have now.

Front - Michelin M35

Rear - Michelin Sirac Street

Both are stock size, tube type.

The grip is excellent and i highly recommend these tires.

This was the first tire change since i bought the bike in 2001 so initially they felt a bit wierd (compared to the factory fitted TVS tires).

But after around 100-150 kms the tires wore in well and now I am able to corner at speeds like never before.... i even manage to scrape the footpegs without any fear....

So go with the above suggestion and you wont regret it.

P.S. It cost me 3.4k for the tires and tubes in blore.

Edit - M45 reportedly seems to have uneven wear and tear, hence i suggested M35.

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Rear - Michelin Sirac Street


Edit - M45 reportedly seems to have uneven wear and tear, hence i suggested M35.
Hi Aditya,

I am looking for new shoes for my Bajaj Discover , currenty it's shod with 3.0 17 inchers Ceat .

Is the Sirac street available in 3.0 X 17 inch profile, I was also considering the M45.
Any suggestions on this would be very helpful and any pointers on the price?

Also the expected life of the tyres.

Thanks,

MP

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I am using the following tire on my Fiero.

Front - Michelin M45 stock size.
Great tire. Amazing grip. Performance in wet is good.
It grips tarmac very well, but grip is not good on smooth concrete surfaces.

Back - Dunlop Monster 100/90
It seems it will last for ever. Grip not as good as M45.
Don't upsize to 100/90 as the tire has started to hit mudguard with pillion. My next change will be Michelin.

I have become a Michelin fan after using their tires in car and bike.
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Is the Sirac street available in 3.0 X 17 inch profile, I was also considering the M45.
The tire is available in this size. I was considering an upsize but chose to stick to the stock size.
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Completely agree with Patiencewins.


I have tried various tyres on my bike till date. Here goes the list.

1) Stock TVS 100/80*18 - My rating crap tyres
2) MRF Zapper C - 100/90*18 - Good tyres
3) Ceat (forgot the exact make) 100/90*18 - Better than MFR, softer compound tyres, but prone to punctures
4) Pirelli Sport Demon - 110/90*18 (tubeless) - Very good tyre, but very heavy for the RTR.
5) Continental Tyres 100/90*18 - Decent grip, but very high probably of punctures (I myself had about 11 punctures in the 20K kms tenure)
6) M45 4*18 (2 tyres) - Very good, completely satisfied until i came across pilot sport and sirac street
7) Michelin Pilot Sport 100/90*18 (tubeless) - Superb dry tyres, soft compound
8) Michelin Sirac Street 100/90*18 - Looks very good, excellent grip and very good for offroading. On gravel surface, slight feeling of wobbling.

The Michelin M45 is a very good Tyre. I have used up 2 M45 4*18 on my RTR. Now running on Michelin Sirac Street (100/90*18)

For fiero the best bet would be M45 3*18 for the front and 3.25*18 for the rear.
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Old 10th February 2012, 16:48   #8
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Guy's need your help,

Would you suggest fitting the MRF Zapper 100/80 tyre(the one on the Yamaha R15) on the Discover 125 currently running a Ceat Zoom 3.00 X 17" Tubed version. I need something with good grip and lend better to cornering.

Thanks in advance.
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