AVON TYRES recently invited Visordown to test some of the company's range of motorcycle tyres at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Leicestershire. So we sent Jon Urry along to find out what was on offer.“Since we stopped racing we have effectively
in the eighties and early nineties if you wanted racing success in the Supersport class Avon tyres would be your most likely weapon of choice. Good friend Jim Moodie had many victories both on short circuits and the roads with this very British manufacturer
AVON TYRES have introduced a new range of sports motorcycle tyres, the using multi-compound rubber construction.The VP2 is offered in three different types; Sport, Supersport and Xtreme, all in a variety of popular fitments. Underneath VP2’s tread
AVON TYRES has launched a new, user-friendly website with a section aimed squarely at the motorcyclist.Information on the entire range of Avon Tyres is available, including the new VP2 range of sports tyres. There’s also a dedicated ‘Rider’ section
When I came back to the British Superbike paddock in the nineties, fellow Scot and TT legend Jim Moodie was the main man in both the Supersport 400 and 600 classes. He ran at the front week in week out putting much of this success down to his Avon
. The motorcyclist died in hospital after the accident on the B3227 in Taunton, Somerset, which took place shortly after 5.30pm on Friday 27th November.Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses.Anyone with information is asked to contact the force
in their colour-matching jumpsuits.Reminds us of the joke: How did the Avon Lady get pregnant?Max Factor!Ta-dum - pish!I'll get me coat...
STRATFORD-ON-AVON District Council are to review the 10-year licence granted to the Bulldog Bash after police called for the festival to be cancelled.Warwickshire Police are concerned for the safety of the public following an escalation in violence
Love this old cine film of how Avon used to conduct their R+D around their Melksham HQ. Flat-out on a Vincent with only hair oil and utter faith as protection.Wonder how many test riders Avon used to get through?
Pic Credit: superstreetbike.comlThe old Sir-Mix-a-Lot rap praising oversized arses is a likely anthem for a small but growing fraternity of sportsbike owners in the US, particularly on the country’s Eastern seaboard. Big, fat tyres grafted onto the back of superbikes is the lates...
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