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Avon Tyres Contributes to Military Bike Giveaway in Support of Re-Cycle for the Troops

Reader Contribution by Press Release

STOW, OH – August 6, 2012 – Avon Motorcycle Tyres North America (Avon Tyres) is proud to support Re-Cycle for the Troops by contributing tires to a custom-built military-themed tribute bike built by Bryan Nikkel and Justin Bailey of Darwin Motorcycles/Brass Balls Bobbers. The 1967 BSA Lightning, featuring Avon Roadrider AM26 3.25-19 (front) and 110/90-18 (rear) was donated by Jay Allen of Allen’s Road Show and will be given away on Aug. 8 during Thunder Dome Sturgis 2012.

“We were so pleased to have been selected to build this remarkable custom motorcycle in honor of our military men and women,” Stated Darwin (Dar) Holdsworth, Darwin Motorcycles/Brass Balls Bobbers. “This is just one of many custom motorcycle projects we have completed in support of a variety of military charities since 2006, and we are proud to have a role in giving back those who have given so much.”

Thunder Dome Sturgis takes place Aug. 3-12 and features a variety of special events and contests including live music, tattoo artists, a food festival and more. For more information visit For more information about Darwin Motorcycles/Brass Balls Bobbers, visit For more information about Avon Roadrider tires, 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

Avon Motorcycle Tyres North America
4600 Prosper Drive
Stow, OH 44224
Don Sneddon
Advertising Manager
800-624-7470 x3750

  • Published on Aug 7, 2012
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