We’ll start with Avon as they are the only major brand that begins with the first letter of the alphabet and because they are British. Sometimes the first thing we look at is the price also the look of the tyre but there is a lot more to factor in. Avon has 2 Hypersport or very Sporty ranges and basically, it’s all about how soft the compound is and how quick it heats up. The softer compounds are more suited for racing and track days whereas the slightly “harder” compounds, for want of a better word, are still soft for an “aggressive” rider but offers better mileage on the road. Avon 3D Ultra Xtreme is an ultra-high-performance track day tyre, recommended for the racer in you. The 3D Ultra Xtreme offers superb dry weather performance thanks to the super sticky rubber compound. As you would expect, of course, on a tyre like this, there is a very quickly reached working temperature. There is also a larger footprint at extreme angles. The 3D siping with interlocking three-dimensional points which have been introduced in all of Avon motorcycle tyres sport and hypersport range improve stability and grip, limit tread flex and allow the tyre to warm up quickly. Only three sizes are available: 120/70ZR17, 180/55ZR17 and 190/55ZR17. Avon 3D Ultra Sport Once again we see the 3D technology.
If at the end of the day the majority of their journey is done vertically (not at an angle) in the city or motorway. Then the Sport-Touring range may be the option. There are two options. Avon Storm 3D X-M The X-M stands for extra mileage!! Avon Spirit ST is the latest model in Sport Touring and growing very much in popularity. Because of its introduction, however, the Storm 3D X-M have come down in price. Baring in mind it’s a dual compound tyre, the price is cheap!!
Each Avon Cobra Chrome is Avon’s Custom Bike and Cruiser range. Available in a wide range of sizes, ranging is fitments for Harley Davidson V-Rod, Triumph Rocket III, Honda Goldwing and Valkyrie plus other sizes for various custom bike applications. In this range, there are also some WhiteWall sizes.
Many have a bike that they use for getting from A to B. They can’t fit radial tyres and sizes but they want a tyre that does exactly what it is made to do. Be safe and comfortable and give decent mileage. The next tyre we will discuss is a bit of a “workhorse”. Avon AM26 Roadrider When you rely on your motorbike as everyday transport, you want tyres that combine outstanding performance with long life, that’s why you choose Avon’s Roadrider. The Avon Roadrider’s rubber compound is specially formulated to give excellent road-holding all year-round, while its carcass design provides a large ‘footprint’ at all lean angles. This motorcycle tyre’s high-performance credentials are reinforced by the fact that all Roadriders are V speed rated up to 149mph (240kph). Another feature of the Avon Roadrider that commuters, in particular, will appreciate is its central tread groove, designed to resist the ‘white-lining’ effect that can occur when riding over thickly applied road marker paint. A large range of sizes means that the Avon Roadrider is ideal for a wide variety of bikes, including more traditional types. Don’t be afraid that all the tyres are TL (tubeless). Avon has done this on purpose because those classic bikes with spoked wheels that need an inner tube can still use this range, just fit with an inner tube…….simple!
Some bikes are enduro or have that “adventure” look and fitting street looking tyres would make the bike look odd. For those bikes, Avon has the following: Avon TrailRider. Specially designed for larger capacity dual-sport bikes, the Avon Trailrider has a slightly rugged tread pattern and a rubber compound that blends excellent wet and dry road holding with long life characteristics. The truth is said, most dual-sport bike riders don’t use their bikes off-road much. This is why Avon motorcycle tyres have biased their tyres more towards on-road ability. A stable cruiser, the Avon Trailrider is available with ‘S’ (112mph), ‘T’ (118mph), speed ratings for small to medium-sized bikes, and ‘H’ (130mph) and ‘V’ (149mph) for bigger machines. Available in various sizes and speed ratings to suit many different machines. Sizes available for Supermoto (SM).
And finally, we cannot leave out the scooter range. Scooters are becoming more and more part of our lives as they become cheaper, more economical to run and easier to use. Avon Viper Stryke AM63 Whether it is because of the fact that traffic and congestion in major cities of the world have become very time consuming or just because we want to travel more economically, motorcycle tyre manufacturers have been forced to make great advances in scooter tyre design and production. Manufacturers like Avon have had to design and produce tyres for these modern machines which are very capable of high speeds. Scooters in actual fact have become in many cases high-performance machines, so Avon motorcycle tyres have produced the Avon Viper Stryke AM63, a scooter tyre that has managed to bring together great handling and agility in conjunction with durability. Because the scooter of today is so very versatile, especially with regards to the larger machines which can be used for travelling long distances or just for whizzing around town, the AM63 Avon Viper Stryke has been made to offer a quiet comfortable ride. This scooter tyre is available in a large range of sizes to fit many of the popular high-performance scooters. So if you are looking for a scooter tyre that is value for money, reassuringly long tyre life, great handling and comfort then Avon motorcycle tyres suggest their Viper Stryke!