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AMD Bike Builders Choose Avon Tyres


AMD World Championship of Bike Builders

Avon Tyres congratulates a distinguished group of AMD World Championship class winners – each of whom selected Avon Tyres. The ninth annual AMD World Championship of Bike Builders celebrated custom bike builders from around the globe at the 2012 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Aug. 5-8.

AFT Customs (Jackson, Calif.) earned the win in the Performance Custom Class for the second consecutive year with the beautiful “Halia” built by the AFT Customs’ female custom motorcycle builders and professional models featuring Avon Cobra 120/70R19 (front), and Cobra 180/55R18 (rear).

Darwin Motorcycles (Oklahoma City, Ok.) earned the win in the Production Class

with the F3 Rocketeer. The F3 Rocketeer featured Avon Distanzia AM43 110/80R19 (front), and AM44 150/70R17 (rear).

Others who selected Avon Tyres included third place Production Class competitor Kiwi Indian Motorcycles with the “Hendee Deviant” on Avon Cobra tires, and fourth place Freestyle Class competitor Kreater Custom Motorcycles with the “18”, also on Avon Cobra tires. For more information, visit

About Avon Motorcycle Tyres North America

Avon Motorcycle Tyres North America, based in Stow, Ohio markets and sells Avon brand motorcycle tires in the United States and Canada. Avon motorcycle tires are designed and manufactured for street and racing applications, from ultra wide tires featuring snakeskin effect sidewalls to ultra high-performance sport bike tires. Avon’s long history and heritage of innovation reaches back more than 100 years. Based in Melksham, England, Avon tires are built to perform and are engineered to high standards incorporating the latest in cutting-edge technology. For more information visit Also, find Avon on Facebook.

Photo of “Halia” courtesy of Jerry Southworth

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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