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Old 5th April 2016, 23:34   #391
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The Price of the street 750 has been increased by ₹ 17,000/-

http://www.harley-davidson.com/en_IN...treet-750.html
Thats right. Iron's price has seen the steepest rise of ₹30k, Custom 1200's by 20k and 48 by 18k. Do not understand the logic behind discounting Superlow and increasing Iron's price so steeply. Both were/are the best bets for anyone looking for the 'authentic' Harley experience in a budget. Better margins on the locally produced Street?
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Old 18th May 2016, 16:24   #392
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Hi Everyone,

I am getting a HD Street 750 soon, with all standard accessories, e.g. back rest, luggage bar, leg guard and battery charger. What I am confused with is the riding gears that I need to purchase, and few other accessories. Need the experts help and advise on the same.

Some of the things that I have finalised in terms of riding gears are as follows: Please take a look and help me purchase (or not) on these mentioned below:

Gears:
  1. Jacket - HD Mesh jacket costing approx 9.5K, max budget - 11K
  2. Gloves - HD gloves - 2.5 K approx Max budget 4 k
  3. Helmet - Thinking to buy full face LS2, any pointers on this direction - Max budget 5 K
  4. Knee Guard - Not sure which one or what to get in this case, please give some pointers.
  5. Shoes - Getting paramilitary shoes which are made of pure leather and costs only 10% of the HD authentic shoes.
Other Accessories:
  1. Two brothers racing exhaust ceramic black with carbon fibre slipon exhaust - part #005-3970499-B - 33.5 K - I love the sound.
  2. High flow airfilter kit - Quite confused on this and not sure from where to get in the after market. - Please advise.
  3. Windshield - Need pointers for after market ones.
  4. Aux Lamps - Need after market ones, please provide dealer info for the same.
Also let me know if I am missing out on anything that is a must have.
My usage of the bike will be daily urban commute and occasional trips of 250-300 kms distance in a month.

Note: Mods, please add my queries to the appropriate thread if its not applicable here.
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Hi Everyone,

I am getting a HD Street 750 soon, with all standard accessories, e.g. back rest, luggage bar, leg guard and battery charger. What I am confused with is the riding gears that I need to purchase, and few other accessories. Need the experts help and advise on the same.

Some of the things that I have finalised in terms of riding gears are as follows: Please take a look and help me purchase (or not) on these mentioned below:
Hi Amit,

Congratulations on the bike and wishing you many happy kilometers on it.
If you are looking for a daily commute, i would recommend the heat shields rather than the battery charger as the street doesn't like getting stuck in traffic.
You will also lose your warranty if you go for the after market accessories. The LS2 as a helmet choice is good but beware of fakes as I have heard of a lot of fakes doing the rounds.

Last edited by mobike008 : 6th June 2016 at 14:10. Reason: Please do not quote a long post for a shortly reply. Thanks!
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Gears:
  1. Jacket - HD Mesh jacket costing approx 9.5K, max budget - 11K
  2. Gloves - HD gloves - 2.5 K approx Max budget 4 k
  3. Helmet - Thinking to buy full face LS2, any pointers on this direction - Max budget 5 K
  4. Knee Guard - Not sure which one or what to get in this case, please give some pointers.
  5. Shoes - Getting paramilitary shoes which are made of pure leather and costs only 10% of the HD authentic shoes.
Other Accessories:
  1. Two brothers racing exhaust ceramic black with carbon fibre slipon exhaust - part #005-3970499-B - 33.5 K - I love the sound.
  2. High flow airfilter kit - Quite confused on this and not sure from where to get in the after market. - Please advise.
  3. Windshield - Need pointers for after market ones.
  4. Aux Lamps - Need after market ones, please provide dealer info for the same.
Also let me know if I am missing out on anything that is a must have.
My usage of the bike will be daily urban commute and occasional trips of 250-300 kms distance in a month.
Hi Amit, congrats on your new bike.

Don't waste your money on HD branded riding gear. Look for a mesh jacket with CE rated armor and thats all you need. (IIRC, the HD jackets are not CE rated). Similarly good gloves can be found elsewhere.

Coming to your helmet, don't cut corners here. But something with a Snell rating or similar. I expect your budget will need to be at least 15k. If you can stretch more, get an Arai or Shoei but they are way over your current budget.

I've seen good knee guards on Amazon, you can look there. Also any good leather work boots should suffice.

Getting aftermarket exhausts or filters will void your warranty, so be careful. I would advise you to look at a set of Vance and Hines (I have them on the Fatboy). You can buy them from HD or source them and get it fitted at HD. Similarly you can get the heavy breather filters and Fuelpack. But the whole exercise will cost you around 100k, if not more.

I got aux lights from a dealer in Bangalore, but not very happy with them. The HD daymaker headlight is a much better upgrade.
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Hi Amit,
Congratulations on the bike and wishing you many happy kilometers on it.
If you are looking for a daily commute, i would recommend the heat shields rather than the battery charger as the street doesn't like getting stuck in traffic.
Hi Vijayt,

Thank you, unfortunately I got the charger, the show room guys at Bengal Harley did not even tell me about the heat shields or anything like that, mostprobably may be to tell me on my next set of complaints . I will have a word with the sales or the service guys at Bengal Harley, Kolkata.
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You will also lose your warranty if you go for the after market accessories. The LS2 as a helmet choice is good but beware of fakes as I have heard of a lot of fakes doing the rounds.
Yeah after market will make me loose warranty, in that case will keep the bike stock till the warranty period and tamper with it post it.

LS2 is kind of good for daily use for city commutes, I have realised highways needs superior helmets as mentioned by Mr. VellVector above.
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Hi Amit, congrats on your new bike.

Don't waste your money on HD branded riding gear. Look for a mesh jacket with CE rated armor and thats all you need. (IIRC, the HD jackets are not CE rated). Similarly good gloves can be found elsewhere.
Hi VellVector,

Thank you. You are right I should not waste on HD gears, however I got one HD mesh jacket for daily use and a Alpine Star all weather for serious riding.
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Coming to your helmet, don't cut corners here. But something with a Snell rating or similar. I expect your budget will need to be at least 15k. If you can stretch more, get an Arai or Shoei but they are way over your current budget.
I got a set of LS2 as backup, M2 for daily use and will go the Arai way soon.
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I've seen good knee guards on Amazon, you can look there. Also any good leather work boots should suffice.
Got A-Star knee guards and paramilitary boots to use, but find sports shoes the most comfortable to use with the bikes.
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Getting aftermarket exhausts or filters will void your warranty, so be careful. I would advise you to look at a set of Vance and Hines (I have them on the Fatboy). You can buy them from HD or source them and get it fitted at HD. Similarly you can get the heavy breather filters and Fuelpack. But the whole exercise will cost you around 100k, if not more.
Not going this route any more, will do post the warranty expires.
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I got aux lights from a dealer in Bangalore, but not very happy with them. The HD daymaker headlight is a much better upgrade.
Aux fittment have cancelled for now, will source a set from US and use.

Vijayt and VellVector, thanks once again for the valuable pointers.

Thanks,
Amit Satpathy
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Old 19th July 2016, 21:20   #396
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Hi All,

Few queries on the Street 750 1st service, while I have read across the forum for the cost of the 1st service to be somewhere arond 6-6.5k INR, Bengal Harley is quoting me 11128.00 for the service and another 3800 for outstation charges, the detailed break up is as follows:

Service Charge- 11128
Courier Charge(to send the service material)- 800
Touring Charge(travelling fare, local convince & accommodation for
technician)- 3000
Total- 14928

service charge breakup is as follows:
QUOTATION (ESTIMATE)

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Sno PAM/Labour No. Description Qty Rate Labour Lub.Amt Taxable

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1 62600059 SYN3,1-GAL,BTL,AP 1 3333.62 3333.62

2 62700045 OIL FILTER 1 390.83 390.83

3 11900045 O-RING,DRAIN PLUG 1 36.68 36.68

4 94968-09 HARLEY LUBE 1 437.99 437.99

5 91600001 FUEL STABILIZER,4- 1 437.99 437.99

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6 2016NBB-0002 1,000 mile (1,600 2160.00

7 CONS-XG Consumable Charges 500.00

8 LAB-MISC-1 OUT STATION JOB 2400.00

Can someone please take a look and confirm back to me if the charges are genuine in this case?
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Hi All,

Few queries on the Street 750 1st service, while I have read across the forum for the cost of the 1st service to be somewhere arond 6-6.5k INR, Bengal Harley is quoting me 11128.00 for the service and another 3800 for
Following is the what I paid for my 1st service.

1. Engine oil - Rs. 2187
2. Oil Filter - Rs. 328
3. Service labour - Rs. 2500
4. Consumables - Rs. 500
5. Taxes - Rs. 734
This was in Nov'14.

For my last service last month I paid Rs. 6320/- in total.
1. Engine oil - Rs. 2219.67
2. Oil Filter - Rs. 355.26
3. O-ring, Drain plug - Rs. 33.58
4. Housing plate - Rs. 491.34
5. Service labour - Rs. 1920
6. Consumables - Rs. 500
7. Taxes - Rs. 800

Hope it helps.

-Anand
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Is any one else facing 'rust issues' on the street 750.

There are quite a few 'rust spots' on both the brakes and also on the exposed nuts and bolts on the bike. I am planing to take this to the service center but wanted to check with the group first if anyone had faced similar issues with their bike and if they have a resolution for the same?
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