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Shinko R525 Hybrid Cheater Tire

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Shinko R525 Hybrid Cheater Tire
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Shinko R525 Hybrid Cheater Tire

Our Price: $64.88$70.99

MSRP: $89.95 - $102.95 - You save up to $31.96 (31% off)

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Details

  • Shinko’s newest Hybrid Soft/Intermediate Terrain Enduro/Extreme single track trail tire finds traction in the most extreme conditions.
  • Wide self-cleaning tread design.
  • Best of both worlds, soft sticky rubber compounds like the Trail Pro trials tire in a knobby tread pattern to work in a wide variety of soil conditions.
  • Where a Trials tire falls short in braking and loose soil conditions, the 525 "Cheater" bridges that gap to make it the Ultimate Hybrid off-road tire.
  • Available in popular 18" and 19" sizes.
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Shinko R525 Hybrid Cheater Tire Reviews

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4.3 / 5.0
87 Reviews
5 Stars
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3 Stars
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Value
4.5 / 5
Tread life
3.5 / 5
Grip/Traction
4.6 / 5
Handling
4.2 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes (76)
No (11)
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
3 / 5
Grip/Traction
4 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Good Quality, Short life
I have been using this tore all summer. Probably have went though 5 of them by now. I run the 110 on a 110 Nitro Bib. They wear really quick for me. 3 rides & there are multiple knobs straight up missing. Most recently I rode some slow techy stuff, next ride was 50 miles of mtn single track, then last ride was mx track & some faster trails. So really like 20$ a ride for the tire.. so I plan to use it more just for strict race weekends. Good tire & price. The 120 wide tire does NOT fit onto a 120 Niro Bib.
September 9, 2019
Kalispell, MT, 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 performance, great value.
Loved this tire in the New England woods. It was recommended to me and I’d recommend it as well. Incredible traction in rocks and roots. It looks a little worn after a few rides but just keeps working.
August 29, 2019
Meriden , CT, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
3 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
4 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Awesome
Awesome for rocks roots slippery hills perfect for east coast
August 25, 2019
Brockport , NY, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
1 month 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
Soft
This tire will show where very quickly but still offers good traction in the roots. Sand even diminishes the lugs very soft.
August 15, 2019
Eyota , MN, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
3 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
4 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Shinko 525
Best woods tire I’ve ever ran. I have raced 2 hare scramble seasons with the Shinko 525 on my husky 300 and it hooks up everywhere. Price is great as well!!!

-m-2018 HUSQVARNA TE 300--
August 13, 2019
Clinton, TN, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
5 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
friend recommended
I ride mostly trail. Im new to riding and these replaced my stock set of hybrid tires that sucked. These are a huge improvment, my riding ability went up with just this up grade. I used a med. nitro mousse for the rear. think trail velcro. next time im going soft Mousse.

-m-2018 KTM 350 EXC-F--
pre ride! So fun!
pre ride! So fun!
August 3, 2019
driggs, ID, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
4 / 5
Grip/Traction
4 / 5
Handling
4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great Value Tire!
Save money over Goldentyre or Mitas.

-m-2017 KTM 300 XC--
August 1, 2019
16222, PA, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
2 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
131 - 160 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
4 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great Tire
This is a great trail/harescramble tire. I use tubliss and run it at 6lbs. Hooks up everywhere, slim,rock,roots,sand. I ran the 505 before, and although it was good, it really only excelled on dry rocky conditions due to the closer tread pattern. But the 525 has bigger spacing, and that helps it in the mud as well, and does just as good of a job on the rocks. Have 2 harescramble races on it, which was mostly shale, mud , and Pa rock and roots. It handle everything great. And the tread life considering the soft compound looks great, normal wear.

-m-2017 HUSQVARNA TX 300--
July 25, 2019
Slatington, PA, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
2 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
4 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Love it. Almost too good... almost
Not sure about Service life, but after one gnarly ride shows little to no wear. Not a hammer fisted meatball though. Kid gloves my friend

-m-DIRT BIKE--
July 23, 2019
Libby, MT, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
2 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Tread life
5 / 5
Grip/Traction
5 / 5
Handling
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great grip and lasting surprising well
I have only ridden this tire a few times, but it is lasting really well. Grip has been very good in both wet and dry conditions and the tire was great value. Had a Dunlop AT81 previously and I ride only single track and this tire is much better in all respects than the Dunlop.

-m-2017 KTM 350 XC-F--
July 1, 2019
massillon, OH, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
3 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
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Is the 525 DOT approved?
A shopper on Apr 19, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I do not believe it is
How much height does the 525 raise the rear of the bike? Did you need to compensate for it?
A shopper on Mar 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: You're thinking about this way too much lol... bikes comes stock with 110/100-18 ... that's 26.7" diameter... my 525 is a 120/100-18 ... that's a 27.4" diameter... 27.4 minus 26.7, you get .7" ... cut that in half for height difference (radius, not diameter) you get .35" ... I don't know about you but for me in not going to feel the extra .35" difference
My dear tire is 120/90/18. But the closest size I can find in the cheater tire is 120/100/18. Will this work or fit my rim? Any input is helpful. Thx.
Clarence L on May 13, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The number 100 is referring to the aspect ratio. Which means the height of the tire is equivalent to the width of the tire. So a 120/19/18 will be taller but the same thicknes The number 100 is referring to the aspect ratio. Which means the height of the tire is equivalent to the width of the tire. So a 120/100/18 will be taller but the same width of the 120/90/18. Rocky Mountain ATV has a tire guide section for helping select the right tire. I will double check that to make sure I’m not incorrect
I know the 505 cheater has a tendency to try to come around you on steep and loose downhills. Does the 525 cheater have this same problem?
Kelly V on Feb 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Never had a problem with cheater 505 coming out on steep hills I run tubliss at 5lbs I bought the 525 for Mud and deep sand where it shines more over the 505
What is the overall width of the 110/100x18 tire?
Chris R on May 14, 2019
BEST ANSWER: The width is the first number in the size, so 110. Its in mm; to convert mm to inches, take 110mm divid by 24.5; gives you 4.331 inches wide.
I've seen this tire labeled as R525 and 525S. Is there a difference?
Dakota N on Aug 8, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Yeah there is a difference, huge actually. The 525 is a soft to intermediate tire, designed for crawling over rocks. The 525S is a hard to intermediate tire, designed for open desert but still has a gummy tread.
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