Shinko 705 Series Dual Sport Rear Tire

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    Shinko 705 Series Dual Sport Rear Tire

    Designed as an 80% street and 20% off road mix, the 705 Series by Shinko gives the long distance adventure touring and dual sport rider a legitimate performance bargain. With an aggressive tread pattern, the 705 rear tire balances superb all weather street handling ability with competent off road capability.
    • Rubber compound resists chunking during off road use
    • All sizes are designed for front or rear fitment, unless noted
    • 4-ply nylon construction
    Speed ratings are:
    • H Rated (130 MPH)
    • Q Rated (99 MPH)
    • P Rated (94 MPH)
    **Note: 150/70R-17 TL is radial construction, H speed rating
    • Item # 20401
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    Two thousand miles & so far I am impressed.....

    Mostly pavement, some large diameter gravel forest service roads and some rutted washed out clay based abandoned roads. My 705 rear handled all of this very well and gave me enough bite to climb the DL650 over those huge smooth ruts without much loss of traction. So far not a whole lot of tread wear. Great tire for the money!

    Richard - November 12, 2014

    (Thorn Hill, TN)

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    street machine to offroad

    Best tires ever. I am layed back by these....the big rubber adheres to the pavement, I am on rails...never had that with typical bald streets. Am confident that I am not going down, makes me a demon...all that on pavement, I went trail with them, confidence went up.

    will - November 08, 2014

    (Lovelock, NV)

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    R1100 GS TIRES

    I put these tires on before I went to Alaska. They were great. For the money you can't beat them. I put 8,300 miles on the rear. The front is still very good. I just put a new rear on. I rode from Arizona to Alaska and back, 17 days in the rain on a fully loaded GS. The tires worked perfect. I could not tell the difference in the ride between a Metzler and this tire.

    LARRY - November 05, 2014

    (TUCSON, AZ)

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    VERY IMPRESSIVE!

    I like my new back tire so much that I ordered a new front tire to match it for my Suzuki 650DR even though the front one doesn't need replacing yet! A very superb tire on all accounts!

    David - October 29, 2014

    (Jackson, CA)

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    GREAT so far!

    Put these on my 2013 Suzuki V-Strom 650 Adventure at the 5700 mile mark and I'm very pleased thus far. Mainly rode on the highway and these are sticky on pavement in dry conditions, uncertain of wet road travel. These "fall" into corners, which is surprising until about the 3rd curve then it becomes exciting! Off-road has just been mild gravel roads with small wash-outs in dry conditions and they have handled it all perfectly. I hope they hold up to all the positive reviews I've researched. As far as Motorcycle Superstore, they are the only people to deal with in my book!

    CowboyBikerHippieGuy - September 02, 2014

    (, GA)

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    Great pavement tire, very good gravel tire, decent dry-dirt/wet-sandy-gravel tire, not for mud.

    I've used 705's on my Suzuki V-Strom (DL650) for a year and 15k miles and gone through 1 front and 3 rears. My riding is 75% pavement, 20% gravel roads, and 5% jeep trails. Pros: Great paved traction even while knee dragging. Blocky enough to cut through the loose stuff on many gravel roads (air down to ~25/29psi for better traction off-pavement). Cheap! Cons: Front makes a loud humming noise between 50-55mph. Rear tread life is ~6-7k miles of loaded touring (Front got ~15k miles).

    Adam F - August 18, 2014

    (Middlebury, VT)

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    Back roads handling

    I bought these tires for a wr250x. They are great both on pavement and gravel. I had to get used to them in mud, but are quite manageable there as well. I currently have 5,500 miles and the rear will be replaced soon.

    Lynn - August 07, 2014

    (Kingsport, TN)

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    Love these tires!

    I have gone through eight of these on the rear of my KLR 650. I love 'em. Wish they wore a little longer but at the price they are worth changing a lot.

    Buck - July 23, 2014

    (Woodland, CA)

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    Damned good tire value

    EVERY DESIGN IS A COMPROMISE. Get something; give something up. Want road performance? Gotta give up dirt perfomance. Want sticking capability? Gotta give up durability. This is a good dual-sport tire; fine on road and better than expected on dirt roads. They'll never perform like full knobbies. These tires don't last as long as would be ideal, but that's something I'm willing to trade for performance. All-in-all, this tire is a great value. That's why I'm buying it again.

    doc47 - July 23, 2014

    (Clarksdale, MS)

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    shinko 705

    Put a front and rear shinko on 3 weeks ago at the beginning of my month long trip from MN to Newfoundland (the long way). Tires have held up (no separation yet) very good traction off road. The back is getting worn with 5,000 miles on them now, I wont make it home on this same tire, so I'm ordering one to be shipped to parents place in Arkansas. Overall a great tire for the price, but wears faster than the stock. Riding a Triumph Explorer.

    Ken - July 22, 2014

    (Montevideo, MN)

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    Did all things well.

    I purchased a set of Shinko 705s for my 2012 Triumph Tiger 800XC and after completing a week long seven state eighteen hundred plus mile road trip I am happy to report that these tires performed perfectly. Part of the trip was US 129 better known as the Tail of the Dragon. 318 curves in 11 miles on a fully loaded adventure bike with a 285lb rider these tires worked great. Heavy rains in Georgia and North Carolina, no problems. Gravel forest service roads again no problems. Tread wear after 1800 plus miles looks non significant if any at all. Overall the Shinko 705s handled all road conditions and road surfaces extremely well and for less than $130 bucks you cant ask for much more.

    Gene - July 21, 2014

    (East Mckeesport, PA)

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    So far, so good!

    Haven't had these tires on the bike long, but they inspire confidence in corners and offer a stable ride. Longevity has yet to be displayed so don't take the 5 star tread life for gospel yet.

    E J - June 23, 2014

    (Decatur, TX)

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    Kicks Asphalt, Sucks Mud

    These tires are rated 80% x 20% but I say more like 98% x 2%. I replaced Shinko 244 front and Michelin T63 rear. They are AWESOME on (dry) pavement! Very smooth and predictable made my DR350SE a cornering machine. But anything but dry pavement they are downright scary! Cakey mud is like marbles, wet anything is sketchy. The rear tire tread is already peeling at 300 miles. Price is great but save your money another week or two. I hate posting negative reviews but thats what I've got

    Tim - June 16, 2014

    (Bedford, IN)

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    Nice Tire; Great Price

    O.K. So I didn't feel qualified to rate this tire until I wore it out. I've had Trailwings and Anakees on my V-Strom 1000. MAYBE the Anakees provided slightly better road/wet traction, but overall this is a great tire and performance in my opinion is on par with tires twice the price. I got nearly 6,000 miles out of the rear tire (as much as the TW and Anakee) riding mostly road and the occasional unpaved/gravel road. The ultimate proof of how much I like the tire: I'm ordering my replacement tire today.

    Alex - June 11, 2014

    (Overland Park, KS)

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    Great set of tires for the price

    Put a set of these on my XT600 about 7000 miles ago, the front is at 70% and the back will be good for this year. Amazing how I can lean it over far and still feel fairly confident even with the rear squared off so much, while I do see the cracking look at the base of the blocks, to me it looks more like marks from the molding process and there seems to not be any tread separation, these tires grip awesome. I have never got so many miles out of a rear tire before.

    Noel - June 09, 2014

    (green springs, OH)
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