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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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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

Q & A

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Why did you choose this?
BikeBandit Store
they were available, tread looks smooth.
Kurt N on Dec 3, 2020
Good price and same tire I have purchased before
Rick P on Nov 22, 2020
they were available, tread looks smooth.
Kurt N on Dec 3, 2020
Highly recommended tire for dual sport use - 1996 R850R GS conversion :)
Matthew D on Dec 3, 2020
Good price and same tire I have purchased before
Rick P on Nov 22, 2020
I NEEDED
MARIA ESTHER D on Nov 19, 2020
Need a street tire to ride to work and back
Levi R on Nov 17, 2020
This will be my second time purchasing these tires I was able to get 12,000 miles from the rear and 22,000 mile out of the front. it's a great value my 2019 Royal Enfield Himalayan.
Lonnie M on Sep 28, 2020
Recommendations on AdventureRider website and personal experience with the 805 series tires.
David G on Sep 28, 2020
Never had a better dual purpose tyre performance in my neck of the woods. I tried many others but this one stands out best especially in wet conditions and pot holed roads...Ain't turning back!!!
Iron Horse on Sep 23, 2020
Have bought this tire before. Great tire for the price.
Joyce K on Sep 21, 2020
Price and design
Kirby M on Aug 21, 2020
Direct replacement
James M on Aug 14, 2020
Longevity, performance and price. Had a pair and purchasing again.
Jeff B on Aug 12, 2020
Affordable price, excellent street-tire performance in terms of canyon handling and freeway ride. Rear tire lasted about 6,000 miles on my 2008 KLR650; front still has a couple thousand more miles, but I'm changing both at same time.
Dain G on Aug 11, 2020
This is my 5th Shinko 705 rear tire on my KLR. I get 3k to 4k miles out of each tire - for the price the economics probably work out similar to a more expensive tire that lasts longer. I keep coming back because I like the performance, both on pavement and in the dirt. When I bought the bike it had knobbies, and I found that this tire behaved better in the dirt than the knobby, which was a nice surprise.
randy s on Aug 5, 2020
Excellent price, good reviews on this site and others.
Christopher K on Jul 31, 2020
Greater requirement to ride down hard packed dirt roads and wanted something more orientated to this environment than PR4s (which are great paved road tires, 14,770+ miles). Price point versus other dual sport tires is a real advantage.
Claude L on Jul 31, 2020
Just replacing my worn out Shinko 705 tire.
ddixon on Jul 29, 2020
the reviews are good and the price is right.
Christopher D on Jul 27, 2020
good review recommendations
Mark K on Jul 25, 2020
good reviews on youtube
Gregory J on Jul 15, 2020
Great reviews, have owned them before, inexpensive.
Stuart K on Jul 14, 2020
I want to ride more fire roads and some light off-road on my DRZ400SM so I will give these a try.
Craig D on Jul 11, 2020
These tires work great for me and I've never found a better value. They stick to the road wet or dry, they handle the occasional gravel road I find myself on, and the mileage is good (7-8 thousand on the rear, 20 thousand on the front). I've tried other tires but they cost a lot more and don't give me any added benefits.
Michael M on Jul 9, 2020
Good reviews and value.
Micah D on Jul 9, 2020
Great tire for these WV roads. Wears great and excellent traction in gravel, the wet, and dry conditions.
Tim K on Jul 9, 2020
Researched on the forums
Doug C on Jul 8, 2020
I HAVE PURCHASED IT BEFORE THE TIRE WEARS LIKE A HIGH END TIRE
Rodney J on Jul 7, 2020
I researched these tires and believe that they are a really good value for the money.
Valentin B on Jul 4, 2020
Good price and easy navigation through web site.
Leroy C on Jul 3, 2020
High value for the money, and I needed a tire for my KLR650 that was more oriented to the street than the Shinko 244 or 700, since I do 80+% of my riding on pavement, maybe 10% on gravel roads, and even less off-road.
Peter K on Jul 1, 2020
Good dual sport tires
Col. Rick on Jun 30, 2020
good value and quality
Paul M on Jun 26, 2020
This set looks like the best option for a dual sport bike that serves daily as a commuter bike.
Roy M on Jun 25, 2020
great value
Tim S on Jun 25, 2020
Reviews were promising, at the price point I figured I would give it a try
Lonnie M on Jun 21, 2020
thread design
Troy T on Jun 17, 2020
I have ridden many miles with other shinko tires and decided that I wanted to use these on my new Triumph Tiger 1200. Getting a very large chunk of metal in my rear tire at 4000 miles just sped up buying upgraded tires.
james p on Jun 8, 2020
Good Value, Good online reviews
Peter R on Jun 4, 2020
good handling and good wear for the price.
bill m on May 30, 2020
Simular to metzeler tourance tire
Steve K on May 27, 2020
Going to sell bike, want to remove the anaki wilds before it gets test driven (Suzuki DL650) as they are a bit over-eager in corners compared to regular tires. It's unlike the buyer will do as much or as aggressive of offroading as i did and won't make use of the wild's anyway.
Christopher E on May 22, 2020
matches current front tire
celia t on May 20, 2020
good looking tires and a good price!!
Robert W on May 19, 2020
Price and good reviews
Luis V on May 18, 2020
want to try them, good price, reviews seem good.
Daniel G on May 15, 2020
great tire an great price! great bang for the buck.
george n on May 12, 2020
Heard some great reviews for this tire on line
Chris K on May 12, 2020
Purchased for price. Owned Shinko 712 tires on this bike before. Looking for a little better off road traction.
Winfield M on May 7, 2020
I watched reviews and most said this was a great value tire for bikes that spend most time on the pavement.
birdman on May 7, 2020
I did a lot of tire research and decided these will be the best bang for the buck. I don't get to ride a lot of dirt as I live in Minneapolis, but I want to be able to and these tires sound perfect.
thomas w on May 7, 2020
Highly recommended tire for dual sport use - 1996 R850R GS conversion :)
Matthew D on Dec 3, 2020
I NEEDED
MARIA ESTHER D on Nov 19, 2020
Will the 120/80-18 tire fit Bonneville T120 front wheel? The stock tire is 100/90-18. Thanks
A shopper on Mar 12, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for the question! The 120/80-18 tire will fit the front wheel on your T120 but consider the extra width and height this new tire size will bring. You should be fine, but it never hurts to double check and take a quick measurement of breathing room. 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.
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: Thanks for your question! This tire will come in both tubeless and tube styles.
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.
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.
Can one mix bias ply and radial on same bike? Bias Ply Front - Radial Rear
Rocky H on Jun 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: YES YOU CAN, and must to match OEM, in the case of the Honda Africa Twin. My new 2018 Adventure Sports came from the factory with a radial rear & bias front. The Shinko 705s match that. The OEM Dunlop tires were tube type, and these are tubeless, but putting in a tube as required by the rims works just fine as well.
Tube included?
A shopper on Jan 9, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for the question! Unfortunately, the tire tubes are sold separately. 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 tube this tire for my Africa Twin?
Grady E on May 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hello Grady, thanks for the question! Yes, you can run these tires with a tube. 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.
What is recommended to inflate psi in the 170/60-17 size?
Luis V on May 4, 2020
BEST ANSWER: You would need to look at the recommended pressure on the motorcycle or in the manual. You can deflate it down when off-road for better traction. Before on road you want to have it up at the recommended pressure per your manual.
what does 67H mean on the tire ?
A shopper on Sep 10, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for the question. 67H specifies the load index and speed rating. In this case, code 67 is 677 lbs or 307kg. Code H is rated up to 130mph or 210km/h. 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.
2019 honda xr650l size? 90/90x21 and 150/70x18??
A shopper on Mar 3, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for the question! Your XR650L has a 3.00-21 which converts to a 90/90-21 and a 4.60-18 which would convert to a 120/90-21. I have attached a link to a tire that comes in the tire size you need. 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.
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So my front tire has a 21" rim and my rear has a 19" rim what do you reccomend i get for street tires since you reccomend putting front tires on the rear drive wheel?
A shopper on Feb 16, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Thanks for the question! Please reply with your bike's year, make and model to determine your tire size. 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.
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.
I want to buy this Shinko 705 for my bike. However, bike currently has 110/90-18. How’s the 120/80-18 is different from 110/90?? Thank you.
Daniel R on May 6, 2020
BEST ANSWER: 120/80 Its 10 mm wider and a little taller (12 mm), so it really depends on the bike you have, the clearance you have around the swing arm. If you have the clearance, then you would just need to either adapt your riding to a taller tire. Or adjust the rear suspension accordingly (again depending on the bike). You are increasing the width ever so slightly more, so rotation corner to corner maybe a little slower but you may not notice a difference. Again, depends on the bike.
i want to fit a set to an OLD '70 triumph 500, what is the difference between the 4.10x18 and the 120/80x18 for the rear?...and i just may put em on my modern bonne as well! thanks.
A shopper on Jan 13, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question! The difference between a 4.10 x 18 and a 120/80-18, other than one being metric and the other being standard, is the width. the 120/80-18 will be about half an inch wider. 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 my front stock size is 110 70 17 what the closest size to it? Not seeing a 110 70 17
Nate M on Nov 24, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Nate, thanks for the question! the closest size will be a 120/70-17 which will be a bit wider. 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.
Will the 170/60 17 fit triumph T120? This Bonneville tires size is 150/70 R17, 17 4.25 wide. Customizing to a street scrambler. Trying to use stock rims.
George B on Jun 16, 2019
BEST ANSWER: George, thank you for the question. The 170/60-17 will mount on to your rims. The actual conversion with the aspect ratio of the width of the tire between these two sizes is almost identical. Therefore, you should have no clearance issues or anything of that sort. 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
I have a 2014 Honda CRF250L. Can I use 705 Shinko 120/80/18 for both front and rear?
A shopper on Dec 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Thank you for your question. Sorry for safety you will need to use the original OEM tire 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.
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.

Reviews

4.6 / 5.0
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705s on Kawasaki versys
just mounted them on rims and will know more in spring, winter in Wisconsin. Fast shipping. Look like good tires. Thanks.
January 3, 2021
Purchased
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Would you recommend
Yes
Shinko 705 tires from Bike Bandit
I have used these tires several times now. They have good grip and wear reasonably well. The balance was good and Bike Bandit shipped them right away at a good price. What else could you want.
December 23, 2020
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good street tire hope it lasts long time
December 8, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Would you recommend
Yes
Pick these!
These are great at freeway speeds! I did 90mph on the freeway with very, very little wobble! Bumps in the road seemed to cause that because it only happeneds when I hit asphalt or concrete joints or segments. And cornering is fabulous and they look slightly aggressive. I’d buy again.
December 5, 2020
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Would you recommend
Yes
Shinko 705
Great Tires at a great price point. Shinko performs as well as any other.
October 14, 2020
Purchased
7 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Would you recommend
Yes
highly recommended
1500 MILES 90/10 PVMNT/DIRT ON GS1200. TIRES PERFORMED EXCELLENT BOTH IN WET AND DRY.WEARING EXCELLENT. GREAT VALUE. RECOMMENDED.
September 30, 2020
Purchased
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Would you recommend
Yes
As stated we only have a few hundred on them. Hope they make it to 10k. They look and ride great.
This still seems like a fantastic deal after a few hundred miles. Nice ride quality with minimal noise. Running them on a BMW R1150R.
04 R1150R
04 R1150R
September 28, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Would you recommend
Yes
Just what I was looking for.
50/50 allows me to do what I want to do. Purchase - easy. Shipping - easy. Riding - easy.
September 25, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Would you recommend
Yes
Shinko 705s
Awesome tires,great price and easy to mount ! Couldn't be happier with them so far.
September 11, 2020
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Would you recommend
Yes
Rear tire on an Africa Twin
This review is for a rear tire on a Honda Africa Twin DCT. The tire has an inner tube and performs fine with it. Handling on paved roads and on rough dirt & gravel roads is very good. So far I have put a little over 1,400 miles of around 50% paved and 50% dirt roads and it measures approximately 1/3 worn. I estimate I'll be getting around 4,500 to 5,000 miles on the tire. For the price, I'm very satisfied.
September 3, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
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