Motorcycle News

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...
May 26, 2016
Britain's only motorcycle tyre manufacturer, Avon Tyres, is preparing for a bumper session of high-octane, 150-mph-plus action on the legendary Mountain circuit at the 2016 Isle Man TT. Melksham-based Avon is the premier name in the three-wheeled world...
Jan 21, 2016
Avon Tyres has introduced the all-new StreetRunner range of smaller-sized tyres for the learner and commuter market, which are specifically engineered for entry-level bikes that offer less power, but require great tyres with excellent grip, good mileage...
Jan 19, 2016
UK based tyre manufacturer Avon Tyres is getting ready for the new motorcycle season, attending the 2016 Motorcycle Trade Expo on January 24-26. The Expo is widely accepted as the top motorcycle trade show in the UK, and it's where the bike industry...
Sep 18, 2015
Avon Tyres is no stranger to the top step of the podium at the Classic TT and the Sidecar TT races. But the firm is celebrating the first win for its Xtreme supersport tyres in the 2015 Manx GP Supertwin class. Wigan rider 28-year-old Rob Hodson led the...