Motorcycle News

Aug 31, 2017
Polish stunt rider Maciej “DOP” Bielicki fitted a new Avon Storm 3D X-M to the rear of his Harley-Davidson Street Rod, ahead of setting a new World Record for the longest recorded rolling burnout on a motorcycle. Maciej set the new World Record in May of...
May 25, 2017
Avon Tyres launched the latest of its acclaimed sport-touring tyres, the all-new Avon Spirit ST, in Portimao earlier this month. Watch the Spirit ST launch film here: https://youtu.be/P9wcLQIopNc. In attendance and testing the tyre was Avon’s newly...
May 23, 2017
At this year’s Isle of Man TT, 27 May – 9 June, 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...
May 3, 2017
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...
Jan 17, 2017
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...
Oct 26, 2016
Avon Tyres announced today that British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph has selected the Avon Cobra tyre as the original equipment fitment for the newly launched Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Avon’s 100/90-19 57V Cobra, which exists within the current...
Oct 4, 2016
Avon Tyres has launched the new TrekRider motorcycle tyre combining superb off-road and on-road performance. The TrekRider is Avon’s first adventure tyre that offers a 50/50 split of on road versus off-road performance. Designed for light to medium...
Sep 23, 2016
As it prepares for the penultimate round of the season at Donington Park, Melksham-based tyre firm Avon is celebrating success at Thundersport GB – in more ways than one. Avon has had plenty of race success in the fiercely-competitive race series, with...
Aug 31, 2016
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...
Jul 11, 2016
The Isle of Man TT is never short on drama, but in 2016, Avon-supported riders had more than their fair share of excitement, bringing home numerous top 10 finishes. Taking place from 28 May to 10 June, Avon Tyres was the only tyre manufacturer to have...