Avon Tyres has announced the addition of a size 110/80R19
59V AV45 to its Azaro-ST sport touring tire range.
The Storm ST has already been tested and
approved for fitment to all major motorcycles in conjunction with the
well-respected German TUV agency.
This means that owners of bigger Adventure-Touring bikes
will be able to specify pure road-going tires for their machines.
Motorbikes such as the BMWR1150GS, Suzuki V-Strom and the
Triumph Tiger are typically fitted with on/off style tires to match the
looks of the bikes, but many owners never use their machines off road.
The new front can be matched with Avon’s existing 150/70R17
69W AV46 Azaro-ST to give provide a totally road-orientated tire pairing.
The acclaimed Azaro-ST has long been a firm favorite of
sports touring riders. Having one of the deepest treads on the market,
the Azaro-ST offers excellent wear combined with sharp handling.
tire is also covered by Avon’s own Road Hazard Warranty, which provides a
free replacement if the new tire is damaged during the early part of its
Made in the UK, Avon’s Azaro-ST range employs some of the
most up to date casing design technology.
Every Azaro ST AV46 features Avon’s unique A-VBD [Advanced
Variable Belt Density Technology]. This is a jointless belt of ultra-strong
Aramid fibers running around the tire’s circumference.
At the center
of the tread the strands of Aramid are closely packed for maximum stability
and high wear resistance. The closer you get to the edge of the tread,
the further apart the strands are spaced. This broadens the tire’s footprint
The A-VBD system also makes the tire less susceptible to
The new tires will also benefit from "high dispersibility"
silica compounds to give rapid warm-up times and maximum grip in the wet and
The 110/80R19 AV45ST will be available in early Spring of
2006 through most major distributors in North America.
For more information, contact
Avon Tyres North America.