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Old 21-May-2005, 09:08 PM
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Avon Vipers - anyone used them???

Just bought a new bike & it has a virtually new set of these on

I'm guessing they're similar to diablo's (but cheaper & not as good!)

Anyone tried them??

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Old 22-May-2005, 01:27 AM
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No but they have had rave reviews in the bike press and have been compared to the ususal subjects ie 014, Diablo etc etc, if there cheap enough they may well be my next choice of tyre
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Old 22-May-2005, 11:39 AM
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Thanks

Nothing against Avon's just never used them & they've always been a bit cheaper than pirelli's etc

Had a look on the FWR site & they're 179 a set so not that cheap!
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Old 12-Jul-2005, 01:10 PM
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I have been using their predecessor the av49 and av50 on my 748 and i would take alot of persuading to change from AVONS.

The fact that they are cheaper is just a nice benefit
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Old 13-Jul-2005, 08:43 PM
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Sold to Fordie for 50 - so proper cheap!
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Old 14-Jul-2005, 06:14 PM
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Thanks Chef Ill be keen to try them out . Never had Avons before, all ways 010's for the last 25,000 miles thats nearly ten sets of tyres so your nice offer helps. Let you no how I get on with them. 4D
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Old 29-Jul-2005, 08:54 PM
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Tyres posted this morning

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Old 29-Jul-2005, 09:40 PM
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i've had a couple of sets of the harder avons for sports tourers
av45 av46
supurb in the wet
and good for 5k
never any moments

i've now got a set of 208rr
dont go round bends any quicker than before
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Old 30-Jul-2005, 09:29 AM
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i've had a couple of sets of the harder avons for sports tourers
av45 av46
supurb in the wet
and good for 5k
never any moments

i've now got a set of 208rr
dont go round bends any quicker than before

Have you thought of leaning over the bike occasional when the bendy bits appear in front of you 4D

[Edited on 30-7-2005 by Fordie]
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