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post #11 of 19 (permalink) Old 17-Jun-2018, 08:33 PM (064)
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To be honest with you, Greg, your in-depth review is the reason why I bought the tires. Had been vacillating between various brands and happened upon your thread and finalized my decision (the pricing of the tires had a bit of influence as well...). Thanks for the info, Greg!
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post #12 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-Jul-2018, 11:34 PM (190)
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I'm wondering how these compare to the Shinko 804/805 combo. Anyone have experience with the 804/805's?
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Ive tried the 804/805s

Felt great in the limited offroad i used them, but took them off (replaced with Scorpions as stated earlier) as they were inappropriate for the majority of my riding. As I'm really not any sort of offroad expert at all, Id leave it to others who know much more than I.
IMHO though, performed fairly admirably on sealed surfaces UNTIL things got wet, when the traction control woke from its usual slumber and howled in protest...
I'll put them on a spare set of rims if I can find a set that wont cost me my first-born...
glad I was of assistance!

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Plenty of useful info and recommendations on here for the Shinkos. Enough to convince me to go for one on the front of my '05. The Michelin Anakee is actually bubbling/seperating internally. Competition Cycle Center in Dania, Fl sells these and offers while I wait install including balancing, $18 carry in, $35 ride in. For $17 difference they can have my money. Really nice shop.

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Just put a pair of 705s on this weekend. They are definitely different than the Anakee III. I came to the forum to validate the feeling I'm getting with these tires. Glad to see everyone experiencing the same with turn in and road feel. For me speeds under 15 mph are where it feels like the bike wants to fall over.

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Just put a pair of 705s on this weekend. They are definitely different than the Anakee III. I came to the forum to validate the feeling I'm getting with these tires. Glad to see everyone experiencing the same with turn in and road feel. For me speeds under 15 mph are where it feels like the bike wants to fall over.
Give it 200 miles and you will get used to it
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I'll put them on a spare set of rims if I can find a set that wont cost me my first-born...
I just asked my Motorrad dealer about a set of the cast rims (I have the wire spoke rims) so I could do the road vs. off-road rims thing... $3600CAD!! I could just buy back my old FZ6 for that price.
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Had to be me. Someone else might have gotten it wrong.
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I just asked my Motorrad dealer about a set of the cast rims (I have the wire spoke rims) so I could do the road vs. off-road rims thing... $3600CAD!! I could just buy back my old FZ6 for that price.
I just bought a new rim for $660 and getting it re-spoke and trued for $200. New front wheel is $1600 without rotors! Watch out for those potholes
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I've run a lot of Shinko. 712's on the vintage Guzzi's. 777's and 244 on the DR650. 705's on the Quota and DL650 and just picked up another set of 705's for the 2007 GS for a Newfoundland/Labrador trip next month.

$143.00 total for a set 11/80-19 & 150/70-17 from 2wheel.com. I loves having my own tire changer!
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