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Avon Archive

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

Avon increases Cobra tyre production for Triumph Bonneville Bobber

Avon Tyres has ramped up production of its acclaimed Cobra motorcycle tyre in response to the successful launch of the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber.   The Cobra product is the OE fit rubber on which every Bobber rolls off the production line, with the bespoke front and rear tyres specially designed for this premium custom

Avon Tyres at the Motorcycle Trade Expo show in Spirit

The official launch of Avon’s new Spirit ST sport-touring tyre is planned for late spring but the bike industry will get a first look at the brand-new design this week. The Melksham-based manufacturer will have early production tyres on show on the Direct Distribution and Bradbury Bros stands at the Motorcycle Trade Expo, at Stoneleigh,

Avon Tyres celebrates Classic TT victories ahead of Goodwood Revival

Avon Tyres is a British brand widely acknowledged as the master of classic race tyres. This status has been underlined once again in the Isle of Man with victories for Avon in both the Senior and Junior Classic TT races, for John McGuinness and Michael Dunlop respectively. At this year’s Classic TT (27-29 August) Avon