Avon Tyres to supply new KTM 890 ADVENTURE with Trailrider tyre
MELKSHAM, UK, DECEMBER 3, 2020 – Avon Tyres is delighted to announce that it will continue to work with esteemed motorcycle manufacturer KTM in 2021. Building on an already successful relationship, Avon's dual-sport Trailrider tyre has been selected as original equipment for the new KTM 890 ADVENTURE bike.
The KTM 890 ADVENTURE replaces the 2019-spec 790 edition, which was also equipped with the Avon Trailrider. Featuring a host of refinements over its predecessor, the 890 is a lightweight, high-performance bike that is effective both on- and off-road. It sports a 21-inch front wheel (Trailrider size 90/90-21) and an 18-inch rear (150/70 R18).
The Trailrider tyre is designed to deliver supreme mileage, stability and grip in all weather conditions on all surfaces, featuring the latest in carcass construction technology, along with a tri-compound tread.
René Delonge, Global OE Sales, Avon Tyres, said, "We are very proud to be featured on the new KTM 890 ADVENTURE bike. It has been a joy to work with KTM in recent years and the 890 marks another important step in our journey together. We cannot wait to see the bike in action – on- and off-road – in 2021!"
Joachim Sauer, KTM Product Manager, said, "We are excited to continue our relationship with Avon Tyres into 2021. Following on from the success of the KTM 790 ADVENTURE, we look forward to going to the next level with the KTM 890 ADVENTURE. For every KTM model we look for the optimum tyre performance in all conditions and we know we can count on Avon Tyres to help us achieve this goal."
Following a robust evaluation, Avon Tyres was recently recognised by KTM as an A+ supplier and was awarded with a 'Supplier Excellence Award' for "performance and reliability" in delivering products throughout 2019.