100 years and counting

avon history

1890
Already five years in the tyre business, Avon moves to Melksham in Wiltshire, Great Britain; we haven't moved since.

1911
The world’s waking up to the joys of motorcycling and Avon starts making tyres for bikes and sidecars.

1957-63
Glory years; every solo world champion, including John Surtees pictured here, rode to victory on Avon motorcycle tyres.

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2003
Supermoto takes off as an international sport. Avon responds with a range of Supermoto tyres for both amateurs and professionals.

Today
With superbikes becoming ever-more super, Avon introduces its most advanced road and track tyre range to date, the VP2