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Old 17th March 2011, 20:43   #16
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I chose MRF when I was deciding between MRF and Michelin last year. Good tires and offer decent grip in normal conditions. For your bike I would not recommend Michelin, reasons being they are too expensive and the rest of the bike really does not do justice to the performance Michelin offers(My opinion only, keeping in mind the bike you and I ride). Keep it cost effective and simple. Have a look at Ceat tires too along with MRF. TVS I guess has come out with a new range of tires. You could check them out too.

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Old 17th March 2011, 21:36   #17
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+1 to roamer!

go for m45's.. I have used 3 m34's so far and my next one also will be an m45!
amazing grip and the bike stops when you want it to and very less fish tailing!

i paid 1900 for a 4.00*18 which is a big tyre! i guess 3.25*18 is for 1600 just for the rear!
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I got the tyres of my Pulsar 180 changed about a week back. For the rear I selected Dunlop Geo Cruiser (Size 100/90-18). I paid Rs. 1850 for tyre and dunlop tube. (Link: Falcon Tyres Ltd)

For the front I bought Dunlop Challenger Rib (size 2.75-18). It cost me Rs. 1350 without tube. (Link: Falcon Tyres Ltd)

I am using these tyres for the first time. I believe the Geo Cruiser used to come on the CBZ as the standard tyre. Anyway a friend told me that they are amazing for their grip and cornering ability. I am yet to test them properly.

I had looked at MRF Zapper FS (2.75-18) for the front and was quoted Rs. 1850 (tyre and tube) and MRF Zapper Q (100/90-18) for the rear and was quoted Rs. 2250 (tyre and tube).

Since my usage is very limited, I did not want to go for MRF which were costlier. I could not locate Michelin since I wanted to change the tyres on the same day and have no idea about their pricing.

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Dunlop Geocruiser use to come with cbz i had in my CBZ till 2004 now its running Michelin 3.25x18 M45(1400 bucks), beware of Geocruiser skids a lot specially in rainy season.
In RD's i am running Michelin Pilot Power 100/90x18(2500 Bucks) at rears and front one I have gone for Michelin M62 3.00x18(1250 bucks).Are they costly?
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Dunlop Geocruiser use to come with cbz i had in my CBZ till 2004 now its running Michelin 3.25x18 M45(1400 bucks), beware of Geocruiser skids a lot specially in rainy season.
In RD's i am running Michelin Pilot Power 100/90x18(2500 Bucks) at rears and front one I have gone for Michelin M62 3.00x18(1250 bucks).Are they costly?
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Thanks everyone for the inputs. So far I have 2 counts for Michelin M62. Need to find out if these are available in the market here. CEAT seems to advertize a lot nowadays, anyone has experience with them?

@josejoseph: Awaiting your response eagerly
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Old 5th April 2011, 19:19   #22
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Finally got the tyres changed yesterday.

Front - 2.75 x 18 - Dunlop Mystery - Rs. 1350 with tube
Rear - 3.00 x 18 - Metro Jet Speed - Rs. 1550 with tube
Added rubber pattis on insides of both rims for Rs. 50 extra

Both tyres come with 1 year warranty
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