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Shinko 705 Motorcycle Tire

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(Front) Tire Size - Bias / Radial - Tube / Tubeless - Load Index - Speed Rating

90/90-21 - Bias Ply - Tubeless - 54 - H
110/80-19 - Bias Ply - Tubeless - 59 - Q
110/80-19 - Radial - Tubeless - 59 - H
120/70-17 - Radial - Tubeless - 58 - H
120/70-19 - Radial - Tubeless - 60 - H
120/80-18 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 62 - H
120/90-17 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 64 - H
130/80-17 - Bias Ply - Tubeless - 65 - H
130/90-17 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 68 - H
140/80-17 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 69 - H
4.10-18 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 59 - P
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(Rear) Tire Size - Bias / Radial - Tube / Tubeless - Load Index - Speed Rating

120/80-18 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 62 - H
120/90-17 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 64 - H
130/80-17 - Bias Ply - Tubeless - 65 - H
130/90-17 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 68 - H
140/80-17 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 69 - H
150/70-17 - Radial - Tubeless - 69 - H
150/70-18 - Radial - Tubeless - 70 - V
170/60-17 - Radial - Tubeless - 58 - H
4.10-18 - Bias Ply - Tube Type - 59 - P
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Product Details

Shinko 705 Motorcycle Tire

Features

  • DOT-approved Shinko dual sport tire created for 75% street and 25% trail riding
  • The aggressive tread pattern provides excellent wet and dry weather adhesion and the compound resists tearing while riding off road
  • All sizes designed for front or rear fitment unless noted otherwise.


Please Note:

It is recommended to run 36psi in the 150/70-17 size on larger, dual sport bikes and under heavy loads.

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4.5 / 5.0
211 Reviews
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Would you recommend
Yes
These are some of the best tires I've ever ridden on
I have purchased these tires when I first got my Triumph Scrambler 2017. I purchased the bias tires, and ordered the same size as my original factory tires. They were great I really love them. They hold well through the mountains on the pavement and asphalt, and perform excellent, on dirt roads, fire trails, and even Rocky Trails where I live in Arizona.
I put about 7,000 miles on these tires and still had a lot of tread left especially in the front. But I was itching to buy the same tires, but I wanted both of them to be radial tires so they're more sticky on the pavement. The only way I could have both front and rear radial tires is to go up two complete sizes on the front and back. On the front I went from a 110-90-19 to a 120-70R-19....... on the rear I went from a 130 80 17 to a 150 70R 17.....
WOW the radial tires really stick through the mountain roads, so much to where I'm almost scraping my foot pegs on my Triumph Scrambler, and this bike sits up high LOL. I just absolutely love them. I haven't had a chance to try em in the dirt yet but, it's the same tread pattern and I'm sure they will perform excellent like my last ones. I highly recommend getting the radial version of this Tyre. And I can't believe I got both tires for about $170 or radial tires
what a great deal
My 2017 Triumph Scrambler, with my new Shinko Trailmaster radial tires
My 2017 Triumph Scrambler, with my new Shinko Trailmaster tires.
December 3, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Very good tire, Great price!
December 2, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Shinko 705
I'm a huge Shinko 705 fan.Rode to Alaska on BMW 1200 GSW this summer on 705s.They did great.I have ethen on many of my motorcycles.
November 11, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Bang for you buck
Waited to see how they were to ride on before writing a review. Over 4k miles and I'm well satisfied. Mostly pavement with some dirt roads. No trails. Will go back with them again when the time comes
November 9, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Great Value
Great Value!!!
November 8, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Great deals for tire
Great duels sport tire for the money. Wear well and last a long time.
November 5, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Good grip, on and off road
My 2008 KLR Trout Scout is fastly becoming my primary mountain vehicle. Issue is, I live 2.5 hours away from the nearest trout water so the knobby tires that the PO had installed were not well suited for my 5 hour round trip just to get to the forest service roads leading to trout water. Changed them out to a set of 705's and while I've only got about 200 miles on them so far, they are really working out great. grippy and responsive on the highways but toothy enough to easily navigate dirt roads and gravel.
November 5, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Would you recommend
Yes
So far so good
So far so good. Replaced stock tire with same. Original tire had treads showing at one spot after 9k road miles. Not bad for a 50/50.
November 3, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Would you recommend
Yes
shinko 705
this is a great tire
October 28, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago
Would you recommend
Yes
Very good, price and performance wise.
Only a couple hundred miles on the tire thus far. Responsive and easy to handle, including in the rain. Only negative I can see is they whine quite a bit around mainly but also over 5 mph. But not a big deal if they continue to perform the way they do so far. And you can’t beat the value.
October 26, 2018
Purchased
2 months ago

Specifications and Options

Brand Shinko
Front / Rear Front, Rear
Tire Size 90/90-21, 110/80-19, 120/70-17, 120/70-19, 120/80-18, 120/90-17, 130/80-17, 130/90-17, 140/80-17, 150/70-17, 150/70-18, 170/60-17, 4.10-18
Bias / Radial Bias Ply, Radial
Rim Size 21, 19, 18, 17
Tube / Tubeless Tube Type, Tubeless
Load Index 54, 58, 59, 60, 62, 64, 65, 68, 69, 70
Speed Rating H, P, Q, V
Ply Rating 4-Ply
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Why did you choose this?
Bike Bandit Store
wanted decent dual sport for USA Forest service roads on one of my 8 BMW's
michael b on Dec 1, 2018
good reviews
Natalie on Nov 26, 2018
wanted decent dual sport for USA Forest service roads on one of my 8 BMW's
michael b on Dec 1, 2018
I have this particular tire on the back. I had it on for almost a year and it still has good tread left on it. If it last through the winter it will be a good tire. The only thing I've notice if you take off from a stop sign and make a turn on wet pavement the rear tire will slip on one or two tread pads. It has slipped out from under me yet(knock on wood).
Mike T on Nov 29, 2018
good reviews
Natalie on Nov 26, 2018
Good experience in past with shinko tires
MICHAEL D on Nov 26, 2018
I have had really good luck with this tire. I have not used any other tires on my 2005 Suzuki DL 650. Good handling and it runs along time.
John P on Nov 15, 2018
sme tire as on bike currently
Joseph S on Nov 12, 2018
Good tire for the dough.
Eddie C on Nov 11, 2018
This is my third set. Great value for a tire that handles well and get satisfactory mileage.
Stuart S on Nov 7, 2018
Price,
Robert Z on Nov 1, 2018
Reviews, and upgrading
Shawn C on Nov 1, 2018
Price and past experiences, these are a great value.
Rob F on Oct 28, 2018
Used them on other bikes. Great tires for the money.
Mark W on Oct 17, 2018
i have ktm 1290 super adventure , i was looking for tires which i can use for touring , and i was watching lot of recomendations , good and bad opinions. So far this tires are greate in others opinion , but i will be more than happy to let you guys more, i do about 1500 miles a month so we see how is a milage .Price kill all competitors
Lukasz L on Oct 16, 2018
Great tire for street and gravel roads. Best value on the market. Use on my NX650 Thumper, and CRF 1000L.
Matthew T on Oct 9, 2018
GREAT PRICE
JERRY B on Oct 8, 2018
used it multiple times before
James S on Oct 5, 2018
I've been running these for 5 years love them .great on road and rain tire sufficient for logging and gravel
clif s on Oct 1, 2018
The correct size was available.
J O on Sep 30, 2018
The Shinko 705 rear wears out every 3k miles - that's alright for me as I really like its characteristics on both pavement and dirt - ideal for the riding I like to do, and not overly priced. Front tire gets changed every 6k. If you ride pavement only, you can extend the mileage before changing - still great tires.
randy s on Sep 21, 2018
good price, good reviews, first time buyer
Ken H on Sep 19, 2018
I just installed this tire, and maybe got a bad one. It literally caught on fire going down the interstate at 75-80 MPH, in less than 25 miles. Not sure what I did wrong during installation but it sat on the bike for two days didn't lose air and was ready for a road trip may be just a bad tire. Will try again. Once burned twice shy, lol.
Johnny M on Sep 18, 2018
Price and several of my cheapskate friends recommended them
C P on Sep 13, 2018
Great price - selling bike
Richard on Sep 12, 2018
I was very please with the performance of the previous set on my vstrom 650
Chris P on Sep 9, 2018
price and matches oem part
chris c on Sep 7, 2018
cheap and very good
Preben J on Sep 7, 2018
Right size and was tubeless. Past experience
mike a on Sep 5, 2018
Great reviews
Gaspar G on Sep 3, 2018
Reviews were good, price was right, good past experience with Shinko's and Bike Bandit!
Paul B on Sep 3, 2018
This is a good street tire!
Abinadi A on Aug 26, 2018
Have had excellent experience with 705's.
Roger P on Aug 24, 2018
my friends swear by them
David K on Aug 14, 2018
I've been buying Heidenau tires for years but can't afford them now. After reading the reviews of these, I thought I'd five them a try. A set of Shinko tires for less than one Heidenau tire. Can't beat that.
Lawrence H on Aug 14, 2018
Used these tires before and I like them. They work well
Gary P on Aug 10, 2018
good value
tim g on Aug 9, 2018
positive reviews and friends recommendations
Alfred C on Aug 8, 2018
Excellent purchase
Pigfarmer on Aug 6, 2018
I ride mostly paved roads with some dirt roads once in a while. The Shinko 705 work great for me because they last a lot longer than more aggressive dirt oriented tires on the street and still are very capable when I ride the odd logging road.
Carl H on Aug 5, 2018
Good reviews.
Johnny M on Jul 31, 2018
good prices
chuck c on Jul 28, 2018
Reviews on BB and article by BB about radial vs bias ply tires for motorcycles. I have a SCR950 that came stock with a radial bridgestone and a tube...? Picked up a nail at 90 miles, so switching to Shinko 705. Thanks.
Christopher G on Jul 24, 2018
good price long lasting tire
David W on Jul 21, 2018
Price, reviews and wanting a more pavement oriented tire that can still handle gravel travel.
Don C on Jul 18, 2018
best prices and ship dates.
Ralph W H on Jul 18, 2018
I use these tires on a Versys 650. Have been from Baja, Mexico to Portland, Maine on them. I average 12,000 miles on the front and 6,000 on the rear. Good in the rain and adequate for mild off-road. I haven’t found anything better for my bike and the price is very reasonable.
John T on Jul 14, 2018
Second rear tire of this brand worn out, over 8000 miles
Mark C on Jul 11, 2018
Fit my drz400s
O Z on Jul 9, 2018
price/performance=value
DARRYL S on Jul 4, 2018
currently have several off road bikes and shinko is on two of them...great traction and mileage for the price.
john s on Jul 2, 2018
To match the front tire on the bike
Rosemary M on Jun 25, 2018
I have this particular tire on the back. I had it on for almost a year and it still has good tread left on it. If it last through the winter it will be a good tire. The only thing I've notice if you take off from a stop sign and make a turn on wet pavement the rear tire will slip on one or two tread pads. It has slipped out from under me yet(knock on wood).
Mike T on Nov 29, 2018
Good experience in past with shinko tires
MICHAEL D on Nov 26, 2018
I have a Ural sidecar rig. The tire size I'm interested in is 110/80-19 which is designated as a front tire. I would like to use this size tire for my rear drive wheel on my rig. I am wanting to do this to have a smaller wheel diameter than stock to up the engine RPM at highway speeds. I have read that the Urals use two different size wheels. 18 and 19 inchs wheels. The 18 inch is able to go faster than the 19" due to higher engine rpm. Mine is 19 inch and can barely hold 55 mph. I only want 60.Can you tell me if using the front as a rear would be okay or not.Thank you for your help.
country3wheeler on Nov 25, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. It is not recommended to use a front tire on a rear tire application. The shape is completely different and can affect handling. In this case your bike is equipped with a side car, so the shape may not be as crucial. One thing to consider is, will the front tires have the load index to handle the weight of your Rig? Are parts readily available for the bike, it would be easier to replace a sprocket than a wheel.
Can one mix bias ply and radial on same bike? Bias Ply Front - Radial Rear
Rocky H on Jun 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You could but it would be like wearing a mtn hiking boot on one foot and wearing a tennis shoe on the other foot. Yes, it could be done but not a good thing for your bike in the long run.
If I'm buying a set does this mean I am buying a front and back tire? First time buying tires.
Jailon B on Sep 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Yes that is correct you will get the front and the rear tire with different sizes. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you by contacting us by email at [email protected], Live Chat or by phone toll free at 1-888-339-3888. We are always more than happy to help.
If specific tire says front/rear, does that mean it is compatible with both front and rear tires?
Tom on Jan 25, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question! The tires listed as Front/Rear in the drop down bow will we compatible to be used in either the front or rear. Please let us know if there if there is anything else we can assist you with.
What is the difference between tire rating Q & H & are both ok to use on a BMWr1200gs?
thanks much for your help
PonchoV on May 9, 2011
BEST ANSWER: Speed Rating Mile/Hour Kilometers/Hour
N = 87 140 ------------ U = 124 200
P = 93 150 ------------ H = 130 210
Q = 99 160 ------------ V = 149 240
R = 106 17 ------------ Z = 150+ 240+
S = 112 180 ------------ W = 168 270
T = 118 190 ------------ Y = 186 300
Is this tire tubed or tubeless, its listed under tubed?
null on Sep 15, 2010
BEST ANSWER: From the experience I just gained buying tires for tubed wheels I learnt, any tubeless tire should be able to be used with a tube.
I have a 1983 Honda XL600R. It originally came with tubed bias ply dual sport tires. Can I mount a tubeless tire on the rim, or will it leak through the spokes?
null on Jun 23, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! If you were to order the Shinko 705 Motorcycle Tire you would still need to run a tube in your tire.
will tubeless work with a tube?
Anthony B on Mar 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question! You can use a tube with a tubeless tire. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you by contacting us by email at [email protected], Live Chat or by phone toll free at 1-888-339-3888. We are always more than happy to help.
can I use the 90/90/21 tubeles with a tube for my Kawasaki KLR650 ?
jim on Jan 8, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question! You can run a tube in the tire without a problem. Please let us know if there is anything else we may assist you with.
What size do I get for a 74 cb360
Keeley on Dec 9, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. The 120/80-18 will fit your CB360. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you by contacting us by email at [email protected], Live Chat or by phone toll free at 888-339-3888. We are more than happy to help.
If not can you recomend one?
Bob on Aug 28, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Yes can you please list a bike model or tire sizes?
Would this be a good tire for a honda cruiser Shadow aero 2005?
Bob on Aug 28, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. This Shinko 705 Motorcycle Tire is made to fit dual sport motorcycles, that have ability to go off road.
is this tire for front
None on Aug 23, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. The drop down menu specifies the application of the tire. The tire can be used for front and rear applications.
This tire is listed as tubless and I need a tube type. Can I run this tire with a tube?
Rider Ron on Jul 29, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for the question. The designation of "Tube Type" means that the tire is made to hold air without a tube, but you can run a tube in the tire without a problem.
what is the difference between tubeless and tube type, and will a tubeless work on a tube type?
Arlin on Jun 22, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for writing in! Tube type requires a tube be used with a tire. You can use a tube in a tubeless tire, you just cannot run without a tube in a tube type tire.
I am considering this tire for my '98 Honda XR400R. It's street legal and I'd like to ride it primarily on road. It says the tire sizes are Front: 80/100 - 18 and Rear: 110/100 - 17. Can you tell me what size is compatible with my bike?
Johann on Jun 13, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! Based on the tire sizes, these will not be compatible for your machine.
I know the manufacturer makes this tire in a 90/90-21 size but this is not an option on your website. Since this is a very common size for dual sport tires are you simply out of stock or do you just not carry that size?
null on Jun 7, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Good question! Looks like they do manufacture the tire in that size 90/90-21 but currently do not have available on site to order. We can try and put a push to get available on the site I have put a push on that size to include up on the site.
is this tire tubeless?
null on May 28, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! This can be used as a tube/tubless application.
I am interested in purchasing these tires for my bobber project, but want to make sure that the sizes listed here are compatible with my rim sizes. I am having a difficult time cross referencing tire and rim sizes.

front will be the 90/90-21 bias ply tire which would be mounted to a 1.6 x 21 spoke rim.

rear will be the 130/80-17 bias ply tire which would be mounted to a 2.17 x 17 spoke rim.

Thanks for any help.

Todd
todd on Apr 9, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! Yes those sizes will work with those rims.
Hi
My front is a 100/90/19
Will this Shinko 110/80/19 work ok?
And should I run the radial instead of Bias ply on the front?
there is no radial option for the rear in the shinko (130/80/17)

bmw f-650gs

Thanks!
Russ
Got2Moto on Aug 11, 2011
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! We recommend to use the correct tire size for your bike as there may be clearance issues. It is important to use the same make-up of tire on the front and rear. If you are running a Bias-Ply in the year, you should run a Bias Ply in the front. If you have any further questions you can contact our sales team 7 days a week at 888-339-3888.
My bike, KZ400 calls for a 3.50 s18. I am looking at the 705 and 244 for my rear, the 244 says it fits does the 705? Also do they have a similar for my front which calls for 3.25 s18? Thank you!
DC on Apr 26, 2011
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, the 705 is not offered in the size you are looking for. The 705 and the 244 are not offered for your front. The Shinko 230 and 712 would work for your front 100/90/18.
Can I run a tubless tire on a dr350se standard rim?

I am considering the 21" front but I see it is tubless. Will that work on a '99 Suz DR350? Thanks
Cajuncowboy on Jan 27, 2010
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for your question! The Shinko 705 Motorcycle Tire that your looking at will work on tube type and tubeless type rims.
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