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Can anyone tell what tires are used from the photos? I know this is just the pre production concept but just curious
 

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we don't know entirely yet.

sometimes different markets will get different tires. until we see a full production model with press release we won't know 100%
 

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We are getting MRF Zapper tyre in india as stock :(
Am disappointed n feel let down ,I think they have done lot of cost cutting for Indian
market ...
I wonder what all changes they have made...
 

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We still dont know what we are getting in North America.. Being an entry level product I don't expect much.
 

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We are getting MRF Zapper tyre in india as stock :(
Am disappointed n feel let down ,I think they have done lot of cost cutting for Indian
market ...
I wonder what all changes they have made...


@Santosh kumar Did you get a chance to see the Street yet over there?

Not familair with MRF what would that be equivalent to for an american brand?
 

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We are getting MRF Zapper tyre in india as stock :(
Am disappointed n feel let down ,I think they have done lot of cost cutting for Indian
market ...
I wonder what all changes they have made...
aren't MRF's a fairly common motorcycle tire in india? Doesnt the KTM duke come with them as well?

keep us posted with more info on the indian spec Streets, it will be interesting to see if indeed there are more differences than we've been led to believe.

welcome to the forum BTW!
 

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MRF, originally Madras Rubber Factory, now MRF International Ltd, is affiliated with Uniroyal Goodrich of the US, which is in turn owned by Michelin. They were previously owned in part by Mansfield Tire and Rubber of Ohio and later Pirelli before being affiliated with Michelin, first through their aircraf tire division.
 

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Hi everybody ,auto expo happened in India @Delhi yesterday and was officially launched with 4.1 lakhs INR ex-showroom Delhi ...
I could clearly see from pics it's not Michelin tyre & also all the indian blogs mention it's MRF tyre,n yup most of the entry level bikes in indian market get MRF tyre ,even ktms but there higher end bikes comes with metzeler tyre
But u don't compare ktms or any other manufacturers with HD right ???
Indian HD website street 750 pics show Michelin tyre tho :p
Am glad to be here amongst pros n learn a bit about HD ,irrespective of what they provide am gonna own one street 750 :D
 

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What a scam!
Not really. The photos were probably all taken in the US with US built prototypes. If you look at Harley adds in the foreign press you often see the same images used in US ad campaigns. I once lived on an island nation in the Pacific and we got a New Caledonian station on satellite. I used to laugh at Harley adds that depicted Harleys on what were obviously California roads that I knew and rode.
 

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In my opinion i think it would be better to have proper marketing campaigns sold in other countries not just to grab the ones from north america. but it might be the image they want to sell along with the bike.
 

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aren't MRF's a fairly common motorcycle tire in india? Doesnt the KTM duke come with them as well?

keep us posted with more info on the indian spec Streets, it will be interesting to see if indeed there are more differences than we've been led to believe.

welcome to the forum BTW!

MRF's are common but not premium. KTM Duke 200 comes with MRF but 390 comes with Metzeler's, so was expecting a good tyre on Street 750 :(:(

MRF Zapper's are good too but having Michellin would have been ultimate as it would be on Street's been exported from India to overseas
 

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Guessing if they go with the MRFs it would just be to reduce costs.

Michelins would probably cost more to include standard.
 
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