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New Avon Tire for the LT!

I know this was mentioned back in January but I just got off the phone with Avon and the 79V rated tire will be here either in late April or early May! They have done away with the rebate program and have instead allegedly lowered their prices... Any way I am near to hyperventilating and thanked them for making this size!

BTW: the Storm 2 Ultra is discontinued. So there are sure to be some great sales out there somewhere!


Avon Tyres Introduces The Storm 3D X-M Tire Line With 16 Sizes


The Storm 3D X-M tire from Avon Tyres has been specially engineered for today’s sport touring motorcycles by combining long life with the performance, ride comfort and superb handling of a sport touring tire.

The Storm 3D X-M features interlocking three-dimensional points in the sipes to improve stability, warm up time, and grip while limiting tire flex. The tire design includes both single and multi-compound super rich silica (SRS) giving this tire longer life, and excellent performance and grip inboth wet and dry conditions.

“The Storm 3D X-M has been specially engineered for riders who want extended mileage, excellent gripand great wet weather capabilities in a sport touring tire,” stated Sukoshi Fahey, sales and marketing manager, Avon Tyres. “The addition of a number of new sizes to the line offers demanding sport touring customers an excellent range of options.”

The Storm 3D X-M is now available in six popular 17- to 19-inch sizes for the front, and 10 popular 16- to 18-inch sizes for the rear.This tireis a great choice for sport touringbikes like Yamaha FJR1300, BMW K1600 GT, Honda VT700V and Blackbird, Suzuki Hayabusa, and Kawasaki Concours 14 as well as sport bikes like Kawasaki ZX14R, YZF R1, and ZZR1400.For more information, visit
http://www.avonmoto.com/products/spo...g/storm-3d-x-m.

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post #2 of 49 Old Apr 1st, 2014, 2:03 pm
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Re: New Avon Tire for the LT!

The AV66 160/70 17 79V is not available in France, (only the 180/55 17 73W or 190/50 17 73W at 179 US $)
The AV65 front 120/70 17 58W between 130 and 145 US $

But it's available in Czech republic for 193 US $.

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And I just bought a Storm 2 for the rear.
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Re: New Avon Tire for the LT!

Does any of that hype have actual relevant meaning?

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Re: New Avon Tire for the LT!

Has this new Avon tyre been specifically made for the LT, or is it simply the same size ? The Metz ME880 has REINF moulded onto the sidewall, the BT020 has "Reinforced" moulded onto it's sidewall. Both those tyres are manufactured specifically for the LT rear. To my knowledge no other manufacturer has ever manufactured tyres specifically for this purpose. I stand to be corrected of course.

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The info came from the Avon marketing manager, so every word is backed by extensive testing in the lab and on the road, boy you sure are a skeptic.
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Re: New Avon Tire for the LT!

“The Storm 3D X-M has been specially engineered for riders who want extended mileage, excellent gripand great wet weather capabilities in a sport touring tire,” stated Sukoshi Fahey




Are there actually riders who say they DON'T want extended mileage, excellent grip and wet weather capabilities?

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I don´t even know if Avon tires are available in Denmark, however, I can say that I only have had positive experiences with the BT series from Bridgestone on my previous bike, a 1992 Honda Revere. After upgrading from the BT45 to the BT 023 it was like getting a new bike...man, what a difference...presently have BT20 on my recently purchased K 1200 LT, and they seem to be pretty good. Mind you, I have only had the bike for 2 weeks and am still in the learning process of handling a bike which seems to handle like the "Bismarck" compared to the Revere...:-D but so far I can only say, "I´m a happy camper (biker)"

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Re: New Avon Tire for the LT!

The 79v rating is a reinforced tire. My Storm 2 is printed with REINF too. I am just glad they are still making tires for our LT's besides the Mets.

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Re: New Avon Tire for the LT!

Any update on the AVON Storm 3D X-M ??

I am due for tars....

Iffin anyone knows if these are available and where to get em..... lemme know please.

if not I reckon I'll geta nother set of Storm2's

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Re: New Avon Tire for the LT!

I wish I had know about this last week...
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I buy my tires here, http://www.americanmototire.com/cata...hp?cPath=33_61, they carry the Avon 3D. I do not know if they have the correct size in stock or can get the one rated for the LT.

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Re: New Avon Tire for the LT!

Avons site lists tires for the pre 2005 version and only list the storm 2s...

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Re: New Avon Tire for the LT!

Avon's North America web site does not show the Storm 3D X-M for the LT. But if you go to the UK site they List both the Strom 2 Ultra and the 3D X-M. (http://www.avon-tyres.co.uk/motorbike/k-1200-lt-k2lt)



I guess us North American Types will have to wait for awhile before we can get this tire.

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Looking forward to see some personal reviews as I'm curious about these tires.
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I spoke with the rep on 5/20 and she told me that they hope for a wide release in Mid June/Early July. They were hoping the rear tire would be here already but there have been delays for one reason or another. Also the best thing to do is get on a back order list so you get yours first.

I am running the new front now and it seems to be pretty good so far. I will put out a video review of it once I get back from the RA rally. By then I should have over 4K on the tire.

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I know Kirk and his gang of merry men had a nice webinar last week on the Avons and motorcycle tires in general, so it is great to get information first hand.
I have a new Avon front (XM) on at present looking forward to next months rally in OR. Only have a few hundred miles on it so far but all is smooth at this point, I was getting only a season and a half on the storms riding heavy two up but, love the radials!

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I just ordered an X-M front tire from southwest mototire...

they said the ETA for the 160/70/17 is 7/15

so I ordered a storm 2 ultra....

If I like the front, maybe next go around I will spoon on a rear too.

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Just ordered avons from motorcycle superstore, free shipping
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Just rode last night on the storm 2 ultra for my 2000 lt
WOW, and just in time, my rear was so shot, could not see until it was off.
These tires feel amazing and it feels like a new bike, may run away from home now.
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Too Funny, but I know what you mean.
After only logging 2.5k miles on my bike (that came with new Metzlers) I tossed them (in the garbage) in favor of the Avons.

OK it is a different bike, it just looks the same, but rides like a different bike. I stopped a few times in the first ride (550 miles with Avons) to see it the front end was still there, such a light quiet tire compared to the 880's, and the pounding from bumps in the road just went away!

If possible I'll never run a 880 again on my 2000 LT....


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Just rode last night on the storm 2 ultra for my 2000 lt
WOW, and just in time, my rear was so shot, could not see until it was off.
These tires feel amazing and it feels like a new bike, may run away from home now.


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Just a note, it may have been mentioned already.
Be careful when ordering the new 3D. There are 3 different compounds available.
I think ours is AV65 FR and AV66 rear.
A lot of stores have the sport bike versions. I'm having a hard time finding another front/rear 3D. But I did find the Storms at a great price from J & P cycle. $108 front and $131 rear with free shipping. I have been very happy with the storms so I bought another set. i can always go back to the 3D later in few months.

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I just mounted a set of Avon 3D on my 2003 LT. They feel great and have been worth the wait. I. got mine from M&M Cycle. They are STICKY !!!! Wet or dry, no worries. So far I have 500 miles on them but I am getting ready for a 1500 mile road trip so that will be the test.
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Stupid Question? From what I am reading it is OK to run Avon Radial on 02 LT? Also why are the Avon Tires less expensive than the Met 880?
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Yes you can run them provided they have a 79V rating on the rear.

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Stupid Question? From what I am reading it is OK to run Avon Radial on 02 LT? Also why are the Avon Tires less expensive than the Met 880?
I believe radials were approved up until the 2005 model year (2004 in Europe as I understand).

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OK, I need help and advice. I have always run Met 880 tires. I now have 10K on my tires so will need replacement soon. I am looking at Avon Storm 2 Ultra 120/70R-17 Front and Storm 3DX-M Radial Rear 160/70R-17. For some reason could not find 3DX-M for the front. Will this match up work and how will mileage compare to Mets. Thanks for you help.
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You should have no issues mixing front back. A few of us run different MFG's (Brig-front, Avon- rear)

That said, both are out there.. Sub-Total: $279.07 (free shipping)

Rear: $153http://www.americanmototire.com/cata...oducts_id=6600

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OK, I need help and advice. I have always run Met 880 tires. I now have 10K on my tires so will need replacement soon. I am looking at Avon Storm 2 Ultra 120/70R-17 Front and Storm 3DX-M Radial Rear 160/70R-17. For some reason could not find 3DX-M for the front. Will this match up work and how will mileage compare to Mets. Thanks for you help.

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You should have no issues mixing front back. A few of us run different MFG's (Brig-front, Avon- rear)

That said, both are out there.. Sub-Total: $279.07 (free shipping)

Rear: $153http://www.americanmototire.com/cata...oducts_id=6600

Front: $125 http://www.americanmototire.com/cata...oducts_id=6315
Thank you for your help. Had not looked on americanmototire web site. I think I am going to give Avon a try. How should this tire compare in mileage to the Mets.
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You can't go wrong with americanmoto tire,they're great people to do bussiness with. I just replaced a set of the storm 2, which I really liked, with the new 3D X-M. Hope they perform as well.
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I had two back-to-back failures of Avon Storms, you could not PAY me to ever put them on any bike I ride.

OTOH, I bought them from DennisKirk.com, and I have since bought every motorcycle tire I have used, whether for myself or for others, some them. They were a shining example of what customer service is all about, and they got me through the ordeal with zero expense for me and they did all of the heavy lifting.

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I had two back-to-back failures of Avon Storms, you could not PAY me to ever put them on any bike I ride.

OTOH, I bought them from DennisKirk.com, and I have since bought every motorcycle tire I have used, whether for myself or for others, some them. They were a shining example of what customer service is all about, and they got me through the ordeal with zero expense for me and they did all of the heavy lifting.
Sorry you had trouble. Just curious, what tire are you now running?
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I have just returned from a 4 day, 1700 mile trip from New Orleans to the Deals Gap, passing through Nashville to pick up my brother. I have a 2003 LT with a set of the Avon 3Ds. Two days of running the Dragon and the surrounding Smokey Mountain area. The weather was perfect. These tires were the best investment that I have made for my bike for this trip. I always felt sure footed no matter what we were doing. Upon my return, the last 60 miles was heavy thunderstorms. Again, the tires were not a concern but getting run over was so i really like the emergency flashers that the bike has.
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I put Storms on mine. They have funny looking wear patterns front and back. Got about 6K on em. Have the parking lot low speed wobble just like the Metz's did when they were done. Guess I'm going to have to buy dump truck tires for this bike if I don't sell it.

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Stupid Question? From what I am reading it is OK to run Avon Radial on 02 LT? Also why are the Avon Tires less expensive than the Met 880?
I'm currently trying to get a refund from Avon's Australian distributor after trying the X-M on my 2000 LT. Although this tyre is listed on Avons website as a suitable replacement it's downright dangerous when used with a pillion. It is just way too soft and the bike wallows all over the place. As soon as I put the OEM Bridgeston back on all was good again. A interesting note, the distributor directed me to a safety page on Avons website where it states your warranty is voided if you tow a trailer or run the bike on a dyno!! They obviously haven't got much faith in the thing either.
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[QUOTE=mick63;1279738]I'm currently trying to get a refund from Avon's Australian distributor after trying the X-M on my 2000 LT. Although this tyre is listed on Avons website as a suitable replacement it's downright dangerous when used with a pillion. It is just way too soft and the bike wallows all over the place. As soon as I put the OEM Bridgeston back on all was good again. A interesting note, the distributor directed me to a safety page on Avons website where it states your warranty is voided if you tow a trailer or run the bike on a dyno!! They obviously haven't got much faith in the thing either.[/Q

My last set of tires I installed were the Avon's and I love them. I have put about 3000 miles on them as this point. As long as they make them I will never install another Metzler on my bike which I have always run. I feel as though you might have a bad tire. Good luck with your problem and please keep us posted.
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I recommend Avon tires any day. I ran them on my VROD Muscle before owning my LT. I was happy to learn there was Avon tires available for the LT before I decided to purchase it.
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I've run probably 10 sets or more of Avon ST2's, and now I'm running ST3's, so far the handling is even better, cornering is much more positive, and I really like them, too soon to tell how the mileage will be on my '05 LT.

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Has this new Avon tyre been specifically made for the LT, or is it simply the same size ? The Metz ME880 has REINF moulded onto the sidewall, the BT020 has "Reinforced" moulded onto it's sidewall. Both those tyres are manufactured specifically for the LT rear. To my knowledge no other manufacturer has ever manufactured tyres specifically for this purpose. I stand to be corrected of course.
As of Feb., I ordered and installed this rear "tyre" on my '99 LT : Exactly as printed on sidewall :

AVON AV66 STORM 3D X-M Radial
Tubeless 79V REINF
A-VDB (references the swing arm &/or exhaust)

I know the early posts doubting the Avons are from 2014, so I guess now it is a good option to the Metz or Stones. We just did our 1st two-up trip on this tire here in Texas on wet/dry roads. Very pleased.
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The markings are correct,.... but the tyres are radials. Is the same tyre with the REINF marking available in bias ply, for 2004 and later LT's ? I am thinking the Avon range of radials is common to more bikes, but bias construction is not specified so much, hence less choice.

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The markings are correct,.... but the tyres are radials. Is the same tyre with the REINF marking available in bias ply, for 2004 and later LT's ? I am thinking the Avon range of radials is common to more bikes, but bias construction is not specified so much, hence less choice.
Dennis, right you are - I don't think that Avon makes a bias tire for the newer LT's. In '05, the ergonomics of the bike changed to help with low speed handling, so the radials are not recommended. I think I saw a post where one owner had defied the experts and is running the radials on his newer bike ! Whatever tyre you ride on, ride safe and watch the idiots !
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FWIIW,
When I bought my bike I was unaware that it was running radials on the rear. I went on a ride in the NSW snowy region, Motorbike Ride : Alpine Way (Khancoban-Thredbo).

When I reached Khancoban, I noticed that the rear tyre was shredding. I am of the opinion they got very hot, possibly overheated, due to over working from lack of sidewall suport for the bikes weight.

I have since fitted the BMW specified tyre and not experienced anything similar.

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I just ordered an X-M front tire from southwest mototire...

they said the ETA for the 160/70/17 is 7/15

so I ordered a storm 2 ultra....

If I like the front, maybe next go around I will spoon on a rear too.
My review of the Avon Storm X-M....

It don't live up to the hype.
I always wear out a front tire before a rear, But this new X-M front tire went away WAY too soon.

It handled fine... not a big difference from the regular storm2
But the lack of mileage was a deal breaker.

To replace the X-M front, I had a brand new Bridgestone BT-016 pro.. which is basically a sport bike tire... but it IS 58W
so I slapped it on....

To my surprise, it wore great, Good mileage (for me) probably double the life of am X-M
and it sticks like snot on a door handle.

My rear tire (Avon storm2) is finally down to the threads so I am placing an order right now. front is still good but I will buy a replacement anyway... so I will have it.
Rear- Avon Storm2 ultra (NOT X-M)
Front- Bridgestone BT-016 pro.

again,
I go through front tires almost 2-1 in the past....
but this bridgestone may change things.

Thats my $0.02

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OK,
I changed my mind....

Seems the regular storm2 rear tire is temp. out of stock...

So I ordered a 3D X-M 160/70/17 .....

hopefully it will do better than the X-M front...




I also just noticed Avon offers a 15,000 mile treadwear warrantee...

gonna have to read the fine print on that....
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OK,
I changed my mind....

Seems the regular storm2 rear tire is temp. out of stock...

So I ordered a 3D X-M 160/70/17 .....

hopefully it will do better than the X-M front...




I also just noticed Avon offers a 15,000 mile treadwear warrantee...

gonna have to read the fine print on that....
I saw that also and was intrigued until I saw that Avon has no fitment for LTs made from 2004 onward. So, my 2007 is not a candidate for Avon tires and their new warranty on tread life.

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. So, my 2007 is not a candidate for Avon tires and their new warranty on tread life.



Since I mount and balance my own tires,

I guess I'm not a candidate either....

From AVON:

Storm 3D X-M – 15,000 miles / 24,000 kilometers

This Tread Wear Protection Policy is prorated (there is no free replacement) based on mileage received, and is separate from the Standard Coverage & Extra Coverage Warranties. No manufacturer or dealer can guarantee you a certain number of miles from a given tire. Riding habits, riding conditions, tire and vehicle maintenance all play a part in the tread life of a tire and all differ with each purchaser. The Tread Wear Warranty is available provided the eligibility above is met and:

You are the original purchaser
Your Tires were registered at www.avonmoto.com/mileageregister within 10 days of original purchase
Tires were installed by a retail motorcycle dealership
Eligible Tire is returned to Avon Tyres North America for adjustment
Within 10 days of your replacement purchase, you present the following:

Completed Claim form (attached), completed and signed by your dealer;
Original proof of purchase or receipt, date of purchase; and
Purchase receipt of your new Avon replacement.

If the Tire wears to the tread wear indicators in less than the miles warranted, a pro-rated adjustment will be made according to actual mileage delivered. Your adjustment credit will be awarded on a gift card that can be used on purchases where credit cards are accepted. A cash refund will not be extended in lieu of the above. This credit will also include reimbursement for the reasonable freight costs involved getting the Tire to Avon for inspection. (Reimbursement for freight only applies to standard shipping. No air freight, special delivery, etc.) Credit will be determined by dividing the actual mileage delivered by the miles warranted and multiplying the result times the current selling price shown on your receipt of the replacement Avon tire. Adjustment credits can only be awarded if a replacement Avon tire is purchased. You must pay for mounting and balancing and any other additional charges, such as taxes or the acceptance of a higher priced replacement Avon tire.

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Since I mount and balance my own tires,

I guess I'm not a candidate either....

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Storm 3D X-M – 15,000 miles / 24,000 kilometers

This Tread Wear Protection Policy is prorated (there is no free replacement) based on mileage received, and is separate from the Standard Coverage & Extra Coverage Warranties. No manufacturer or dealer can guarantee you a certain number of miles from a given tire. Riding habits, riding conditions, tire and vehicle maintenance all play a part in the tread life of a tire and all differ with each purchaser. The Tread Wear Warranty is available provided the eligibility above is met and:

You are the original purchaser
Your Tires were registered at Avon Motorcycle Tyres North America » Mileage Registration within 10 days of original purchase
Tires were installed by a retail motorcycle dealership
Eligible Tire is returned to Avon Tyres North America for adjustment
Within 10 days of your replacement purchase, you present the following:

Completed Claim form (attached), completed and signed by your dealer;
Original proof of purchase or receipt, date of purchase; and
Purchase receipt of your new Avon replacement.

If the Tire wears to the tread wear indicators in less than the miles warranted, a pro-rated adjustment will be made according to actual mileage delivered. Your adjustment credit will be awarded on a gift card that can be used on purchases where credit cards are accepted. A cash refund will not be extended in lieu of the above. This credit will also include reimbursement for the reasonable freight costs involved getting the Tire to Avon for inspection. (Reimbursement for freight only applies to standard shipping. No air freight, special delivery, etc.) Credit will be determined by dividing the actual mileage delivered by the miles warranted and multiplying the result times the current selling price shown on your receipt of the replacement Avon tire. Adjustment credits can only be awarded if a replacement Avon tire is purchased. You must pay for mounting and balancing and any other additional charges, such as taxes or the acceptance of a higher priced replacement Avon tire.
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I just mounted a front tire this week. Have not had a chance to balance it yet. I waited a long time for this tire. Good thing I have another bike. I have been using Avons since I could not get radial stones so if this is at least as good as the Ultra IIs (8K) I will not be unhappy.

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