Motorcycle News

Apr 21, 2015
The countdown is on - only 21 days left to the worldwide press launch of our new adventure sport tyre. Things are coming together well and we are really excited about this event, which will unveil the Avon Trailrider on a road ride through the beautiful...
Feb 16, 2015
Avon has announced its appointment as control tyre supplier for the Thundersport GB Aprilia RRV450GP race series. Avon's 3D Ultra Xtreme track tyres will be the official dry race tyre, with Avon's racing wet tyres for use during wet rounds. Racing is the...
Feb 2, 2015
Every day we put our faith in these tyres. They are after all the only contact between us and the planet we travel on. A good tyre with grip under all conditions can be the difference between enjoying the ride or limping around in plaster... or worse! I'...
Jan 16, 2015
Avon Tyres has extended its adventure touring motorcycle tyre range with the launch of a new adventure sport tyre – the Avon Trailrider. Applying the very latest know-how in terms of carcass construction, compound characteristics and tread pattern...
Nov 19, 2014
With the end of the TT Festival in August, Avon Tyres celebrated a successful season supporting the road racing scene in Ireland and the Isle of Man. The highlight of the year for the Wiltshire-based firm, Britain's only motorcycle tyre manufacturer, was...
Oct 2, 2014
Britain's only motorcycle tyre maker is exhibiting at Europe's biggest motorcycle show – the Intermot motorcycle show, in Cologne, Germany. The sun may still be shining, but it’s now autumn and time once again for the giant European motorcycle shows to...
Sep 2, 2014
MOT tester and founder member of the Yamaha XJR owners club Martin Lynn, 58, has tried out a pair of Avon Storm 3D X-M tyres for the first time and put them to the test on his recent trip to Croatia for the XJR Eurofest.The verdict? “I, for certain, won’...
Aug 28, 2014
The bikes may be from the last century, but there's nothing dated about the recent performances from Avon-shod riders at the 2014 Bennetts 500 Classic TT, held on the Isle of Man. Avon Tyres, based in Wiltshire, had a clean sweep of the top spots, with...
Aug 21, 2014
Avon Tyres is back at the Isle of Man for the second time this season, supporting its riders in the 2014 Manx Grand Prix and Classic TT races.The top names in raod racing have also flocked to Mona's Isle, but this time they're taking to the famous...
Aug 20, 2014
Practice is underway at the forthcoming Manx Grand Prix and last night's session saw good conditions with dry roads and clear skies. Competitors on the 500cc Classic race bikes were working their Avon race tyres hard with John MacGuinness putting in two...