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Avon Tyres expands acclaimed Cobra cruiser tyre range

British-based Avon Tyres has extended its Cobra motorcycle tyre range, introducing four new sizes to suit the latest Harley-Davidson Big Twin model updates. There are two new front fitments, 130/60 B19 and 130/60 B21, suitable for the Street Glide and CVO Breakout models, among others. On the rear, riders can now choose the Cobra in

Avon Tyres new official tyre supplier to 6th Gear Experience

Avon Tyres has been announced as the Official Tyre Supplier for 6th Gear Experience, the UK’s largest provider of Supercar Driving Experience Days. With six venues across the North, Midlands and the South, 6th Gear offers car fanatics an adrenalin-fuelled experience in a number of high performance cars including the Lamborghini Gallardo, Aston Martin Vantage,

Avon Tyres supports Bloodhound engineering adventure

Avon Tyres has confirmed its sponsorship of the Bloodhound Project, centred on Bloodhound SSC, a supersonic car that is designed to go faster than the speed of sound. As part of its support of the ground-breaking project, Avon is supplying tyres suitable for desert use to Bloodhound’s essential support vehicles and is also looking to

Two new Triumph bikes launched on Avon tyres

Avon Tyres’ acclaimed Cobra tyres have been selected as the original equipment (OE) fitment tyres for two stylish new bikes launched by Triumph Motorcycles. The British manufacturer unveiled the two new motorcycles, the Triumph Speedmaster and Triumph Bobber Black recently. A bespoke version of Avon’s Cobra product was specially designed and selected as the OE

Avon Tyres OE fitment for new TVR

British sports car maker TVR has commissioned a bespoke Avon tyre as the original equipment (OE) fitment for the new TVR model which will be unveiled at Goodwood Revival on Friday September 8. Avon’s ultra-high performance ZZ5, which exists within Avon’s current tyre range, has been developed further to feature a unique performance compound and

Avon Tyres announced as Derby County’s official shirt sponsor

Avon Tyres has become the Deby County’’ official shirt sponsor for the upcoming 2017-18 Sky Bet Championship season. As part of a multi-year agreement, the Avon Tyres logo will take pride of place on the front of all of Derby’s first-team kits for the forthcoming campaign. A trusted and well-respected British brand, Avon has not

Success for Avon Tyres at Spa Classic Endurance Race

Avon Tyres has developed a new Storm Endurance motorcycle race tyre, used by Neate Racing to win the popular Spa Classic 4 Hour race, held at the end of June. Avon Tyres recently replaced its long-running Storm sport-touring tyre range with the acclaimed new Spirit ST. With the moulds used to make the Storm tyres

Avon Tyres TrailRider fitment launched for Honda’s Africa Twin

Melksham-based Avon Tyres has released a new TrailRider fitment aimed at Honda’s new Africa Twin. The acclaimed TrailRider adventure touring tyre is now available in 150/70 R18 rear size, which also fits the recently introduced KTM 1090 Adventure. Honda’s original XRV750 Africa Twin was one of the most evocative bikes of the 1980s and ‘90s,

Avon Tyres celebrates diamond anniversary of first 100 mph TT lap

At the forthcoming Isle of Man TT, due to be held from 27 May 27 June 9, Avon’s motorsport team will be marking the 60th anniversary of the first ever 100 mph lap of the TT, set on Avon tyres.   The record-breaking lap was ridden by legendary Scottish rider, Bob McIntyre, on a four-cylinder

Avon tyre dealers enjoy Rally School Ireland experience

A group of tyre dealers were treated to a day’s rallying this week at Rally School Ireland, thanks to Mileage Tyres and Avon Tyres. The Avon tyre dealers from all over the country descended on Rally School Ireland in Scotstown, Co. Monaghan on Tuesday and Wednesday to put their driving skills to the test. Hosted

Avon launches new Spirit ST hypersport touring motorcycle tyre

Avon Tyres has launched the latest of its acclaimed sport-touring tyres, the all-new Avon Spirit ST. The Spirit ST is the successor to Avon’s Storm 3D range and has been designed to provide excellent levels of wet grip, together with ultra-high performance handling, on a wide range of popular sport-touring bikes. Featuring a radical new