Shinko 244 Series Dual Sport Universal Tire

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Shinko 244 Series Dual Sport Universal Tire
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Shinko 244 Series Dual Sport Universal Tire

Our Price: $25.99$60.99

MSRP: $37.95 - $85.95 - You save up to $24.96 (29% off)

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Details

  • The Shinko 244 Series dual purpose street and trail tire is designed to be equally at home on dirt or pavement.
  • Economically priced.
  • DOT compliant, tube type tire.
  • 4-ply rating.
  • 30% off-road / 70% on-road.
  • Designed for front or rear fitment.
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Shinko 244 Series Dual Sport Universal Tire Reviews

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4.5 / 5.0
104 Reviews
5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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Value
4.8 / 5
Tread life
4.3 / 5
Grip/Traction
4.3 / 5
Handling
4.4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes (76)
No (3)
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
5 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Good price, DOT, works
Simple tire. Easy to install. Works for running on the roads on an old XT200. Comes in the much needed 17" size.

-m-1982 YAMAHA XT200--
May 31, 2019
Pleasant Hill, CA, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
1 week ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
5 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great front dual/sport tire. Sticks to pavement well, works well in dirt and wears very slowly.

-m-2008 YAMAHA--
May 17, 2019
Eureka, CA, US
Age: 65+
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
221 - 250 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
3 / 5
Grip/Traction
4 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great value and you get more than your monies worth. Haven’t found a dual sport tire I like more.
I’ve purchased almost 10 sets of these tires. I ride pure dual sport, been all over the country and these tires have not let me down yet. The life is fairly short if you ride on the road but they hook up well on road and I’ve never felt like I didn’t have traction. Off-road they can be squirrelly in the sand and deep mud. Almost have to let the air out completely. Dry conditions and light mud they are best.

-m-2003 SUZUKI DR-Z 400S--
Southern Arizona/ Coronado national forest.
Smokey mountains of Tennessee/North Carolina.
May 16, 2019
Galesburg, IL, US
Purchased
7 months ago
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
5 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
GREAT TIRE
Great tire and long wear life. Highly recommended!

-m-2012 HONDA XR650L--
GREAT TIRE!
GREAT TIRE!
May 12, 2019
PRESCOTT, AZ, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
131 - 160 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
5 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Quite a gem for the price!
Put these on front and back of my XT250. I've only got 30 trail miles on them so hard to say how well they'll hold up, but happy with them at the moment. Seem to handle the off-road just fine even though they are a DOT rated tire.
May 1, 2019
Murray, UT, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Value
5 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great value
Great value, fast shipping! These were easy to spoon in & for about $100 per set you can't go wrong! Great on pavement, good on guard pack gravel, so so in wet grass, no mud riding yet. Will see how long they last on the 690, it eats tires up!
April 26, 2019
Mount Jackson, VA, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
2 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
2 / 5
Tread life
1 / 5
Grip/Traction
1 / 5
Handling
3 / 5
Recommend it?
No
Chunks
The tire started to lose chucks off the knobs after just 1000 miles. It was never even taken off pavemet. Had to replace it for safety reasons

-m-2016 KAWASAKI KLR650--
April 3, 2019
Parker, CO, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
1 year ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
4 / 5
Tread life
3 / 5
Grip/Traction
4 / 5
Handling
4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Excellent value
had not problems with these tires even in rain or light snow conditions in Canada.
March 30, 2019
Calgary, AB, CA
Age: 15-24
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
5 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Mynew favorite tire
Took it on a trip to Baja to see the Baja 1000. Mostly road but about a fifty miles of sharp rocks. Still have lots of tread left. Handled fine, nice tread for off road and not bad for on road.

-m-2007 KAWASAKI KLR650--
March 28, 2019
Los Lunas, NM, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
9 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
3 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Cant complain for the price
Great price and grip on the trails. Seems to wear a little quicker than Kenda K270, but it sticks where it should. No problems balancing it. Running on WR250R, will easily see 2500 miles 50/50 use from it before swapping it out
February 22, 2019
Vail, CO, US
Purchased
over 3 years ago
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Does this tire come with tube included or does it have to be purchased separately?
A shopper on Sep 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The tube must be purchased separately.
Would 5.10x17 be an exact match for 130/80 x17 on a 2016 KLR650?
Roberto R on Feb 26, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I didn't know either, but I found the following line on a conversion chart on the internet. I tried to send you a link to the page, but they won't let me send links on this website. 130/80 - 5.00/5.10. If you google "motorcycle tire size conversion chart, you should find one.
Wayne
Hi, for a 90/90 r21 tire, 2.75x21 will work?
Efrain A on Jun 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Efrain, I am not a tire specialist but I assume that size is compatible. I used them on a 1998 Suzuki DR 350 SE and found them to be very acceptable for their purpose: mostly street but also light off-road travel. Hope this helps.
Will the 5.10x18 fit on a KTM 300 or do I have to get the 4.60x18?
Dan G on Feb 10, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I would go with the bigger 5.10 on a KTM 300 for traction. I put the 5.10 on my WR 250 and it worked well on dry trails. The smaller closely spaced lugs "didn't" do well in mud! I ended up going to Pirelli MT16. The Pirelli is nice but next time I'm going back to Kenda K760, can't be the performance for the price.
Hi, for a 140/80 r18 tire, 4.60 x 18 will work?
Efrain A on Jun 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I used the 5.1. & it's definitely smaller than the old 140. I wouldn't go any smaller than the 5.1 myself. These are great value tires though!
I have a 76 Honda CT90, I shows this fits but only offers it for the front. Will it not fit the rear as well?
JEFF R on Oct 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This tire is a general, dual purpose design & can be used as a front or rear . It is a very good front replacement tire for my Yamaha TW 200 . Check with Rocky MT/MC tire sizing conversion chart for all applications.
can somebody explain why the 2.75 x 21 has a rating of 45P & the 3.0 x 21 has a rating of 51L - the smaller tire is rated for #70 less but 20mph more ? thanks
Kevin S on Dec 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I don't know the answer, but try this. Go to shinko tire usa and click on "contact" and ask them. Hope they can help you.
Anybody have experience with the 4.6x18 and the 5.1x18? Both will fit my bike, a 94 xr650l. I'm leaning towards the 5.1" but if its way taller I will probably go with the 4.6".
Taylor A on Apr 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Its personal preference on what would be best. The terrain that you ride on will make a difference as well.
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