About The Product
Shinko Tire has heard the customer requests for a fat rear tire for the custom sportbike market and have responded with this exciting new offering for the U.S. Market: the 005 Advance in a 240/40 VR18 size.
Just like its predecessor, the 240 size Advance has a large block-type tread pattern that makes it an excellent all-around radial tire, offering exceptional braking, cornering, and acceleration characteristics
Features and Benefits
- DOT Approved
- Specially designed tread grooves that help dissipate water efficiently on wet surfaces
- Intermediate rubber compound
- Aramid belts enhance high speed performance
- V speed rated (149 mph)
About The Brand
Established in 1946, the Shinko Group began as a manufacturer of bicycle tires and tubes in Osaka, Japan that today has become a burgeoning manufacture of rubber products. In 1998 the Shinko Group purchased the motorcycle tire technology and molds from Yokohama Rubber Co., and began production of these products under the Shinko Tire brand. With manufacturing based in South Korea and design based in Japan, the company has seamlessly combined Japanese engineering and design principles with South Korean production and quality control standards. Today Shinko Tires produces approximately 200,000 motorcycle tires per month.