Shinko 777 Cruiser Tires
So far, so good!
I've only had these for a couple weeks, but so far, they are performing just fine. The real factor for these was the price. They are way less expensive than anything else I could find. If they are at least as good as the average tire, they are totally worth it.
Since I've only had them for a short time, and I live in the desert, I only gave 3/5 for tread life and wet traction. I have no reason to believe they are sub par in either category, but I also have no reason to believe they are exemplary either.
February 3, 2014
No complaints so far
Only have less than 100 miles on tires, but a noticeable difference over stock tires as far as handling and response.
December 3, 2013
Great price, so far so good.
The tire is on the front of my Victory. With 1500 miles it is wearing evenly, behaves at freeway speeds and is working well. I'm not a performance rider and for my style the tire does everything I want. I'll buy another Shinko when the time comes if I get reasonable mileage from it.
November 12, 2013
I put one of these on the back of my 02 Honda ACE Touring. So far it feels fine, will no better next spring when i get time to ride on it.
November 4, 2013
I purchased this brand and style for my Kawawaki 750 Vulcan and could not be more pleased with my choice. In the past I have had opportunities to ride on the other Shinko tires but I have to say the 777s are the best yet. Took some getting used to , but once I have figured out what to expect, I love them. Mounted both front and rear myself , lined the red dots on the sidewalls with the valve stem , removed all the old weights , inflated to the recommended pressure and they seem to ride very smooth compared to the previous tires. I have not had the opportunity to ride in wet weather to see how they handle nor enough miles for tread wear. I see neither being an issue based on what I have experienced so far. I will purchase this brand and model again.
September 16, 2013
Drove up through Zion and Bryce Canyon recently. Experienced a ton of rain and hail on my ride. Tires gripped very well and at no point was I worried about losing traction. I've only had them on for a few months but tread looks to be holding up well. Will probably buy again.
September 4, 2013
Best bang for the buck cruiser tire
Was looking to replace the stock tires on my 3rd gen honda magna (1994 VF750). Stock had dunlop K555's, which from other input and from riding my brothers bike seemed OK in grip. These tires were well balanced when properly put on, and have decent grip for the money.
The tread life from what I've researched and from how they've fared so far (600 miles) seems to be about 5k miles. The stock dunlops last longer, so the price point seems about the same, however these are pretty good in the wet, and I'm OK with changing the tires out once a year to always have fresh rubber.
The stock size for my bike was 120/80-17 for the front and 150/80-15 in a dunlop K555 for the back, which is not available for this tire. Instead I went with a 120/90-17 and 150/90-15 which is the closest size. The front and back fit with no adjustments or modifications needed, without rubbing. The front tire is very close to the fender, but it works just fine even in hard corners and speed bumps, no rubbing. For the price, this is a great tire.
June 10, 2013
Very good quality!
Have use these tires before. Never a problem. Live in very dry state.Works good in dry sand on roads. Wears out before dry rotting. Never slipped in oil at intersection either!
Will rercomend to anyone looking for a good,reasonable priced tire!
May 20, 2013