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December 02, 2017, 08:37:06 AM
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j f go

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I purchased an Avon Cobra AV72 rear tire from Dennis Kirk in May 2012. Obviously in about 5 months this tire will be 5 years old, which is getting very close to the end of it's life as far as time is concerned. I'm a fan of Avon tires because I like the way they grip on the road. I always feel confident sliding thru the curves when I feel in the mood. Some of you know that I run these on my SERK as well and have seen how far to the bands I've ridden them. I managed to put 16.5K miles on this rear tire and am damn pleased with that kind of mileage. It is ridden mostly solo, so I'm sure that has a lot to do with it. My SERK, which is 50/50 solo, 2 up, gets about 12k miles before it needs changing. Like I said I prefer Avon tires and the proof to me is this is good mileage for the kind of riding I like to do. Not pedal to the metal all the time, but periodically when I do, I know leaning is more than a option.  But as always your mileage may vary.  8)
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December 02, 2017, 08:55:51 AM
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Thanks for the review on the Avon motorcycle tires. Always good to hear firsthand reports of products. That is one of the benefits of a forum. Shared experiences, pro and con.

Here is a link to the Avon website and their Cobra brand AV71 (front tire) and AV72 (rear tire).

http://www.avonmoto.com/street-tires/cruiser-touring/cobra/
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December 05, 2017, 08:15:22 AM
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I have run one set of Avon tires. They did perform well. Thanks for your review.
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December 05, 2017, 03:42:29 PM
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I have run one set of Avon tires. They did perform well. Thanks for your review.
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December 06, 2017, 09:50:15 PM
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Thanks for sharing

December 07, 2017, 10:57:17 AM
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Thanks for sharing
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