Tag: "Shinko"

Rear Shinko 705

My Shinko Experience

I’ve enjoyed the Shinko 705’s on the rear of my 1000 V-Strom for some time, so it made sense to give them a go on the new Super Tenere. I had them fitted at the dealer before I took delivery. I wasn’t expecting good life out them them – I never got more than 4000 […]

Heidenau K60 Scout – the first 600 miles

I’ve been interested in these Heidenau tires for a while now. I’ve been loving the Shinko 705’s on my DL1000, both for the performance and the price. They’re let down only by poor mileage – I get about 4000 miles out of a rear. The theory behind the Heidenau is that I should be able […]

Tyres for the Super Tenere

Tyres for the Super Tenere

I have a rear K60 Scout coming this week. The Shinko 705 on the Strom has a few more miles in it, but not much chop in dirt any more. It’s done 3600 miles/5700 km. I love the Shinkos, great price, good on road and off, and although they wear quite quickly, seem to maintain […]