Avon Cobra AV72 Rear Motorcycle Tire

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Avon Cobra AV72 Rear Motorcycle Tire
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    Avon Cobra AV72 Rear Motorcycle Tire

    Our Price: $105.86$252.86

    MSRP: $185.99 - $412.99 - You save up to $160.13 (39% off)

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      This is a cruiser tire with some performance built right into it. The Avon Cobra AV72 Rear Motorcycle Tire features a sport influenced tread pattern that is comfortable and quiet in the straight line and yet more than capable in the corners. Great tire for touring bikes as well, the Cobra makes for an excellent balance of mileage and riding enjoyment.
    • Avon Cobra AV72 motorcycle tires are aimed at the power cruiser/custom market.
    • Incorporates sports motorcycle tire technology for nimble handling.
    • Special Avon motorcycle tire construction to deal with heavy loads.
    • Incredible stability and longevity – perfect for motorcycle touring.
    • Unique ‘snakeskin-effect’ sidewall and aggressive motorcycle tire tread pattern.
    • Extra wide motorcycle tire sizes for custom motorcycles.

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    Avon Cobra AV72 Rear Motorcycle Tire Reviews

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    4.7 / 5.0
    73 Reviews
    5 Stars
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    4.9 / 5
    4.8 / 5
    Tread Life
    4.5 / 5
    Wet Traction
    4.8 / 5
    Tires perform throughout their life.
    Reading testiments on a Kawasaki forum last year I decided to put the Cobras on my Vulcan 2000. First of all you must understand that the Vulcan 2000 is known for eating rear tires, usually within 6,000-8,000 miles. I installed the Cobra and it has given me 12,000 very satisfied miles. Right off the bat I was impressed with how the bike cornered in comparison to the Bridgestones that were on it. After 12,000 I am close to the wear indicator and still cornering amazingly. What's really nice about the Cobras is that they don't wonder with a grooved road. With all of the road construction going on currently it nice to select my own path instead off being thrown where ever the road pitches me.
    June 11, 2012
    Crazy Lean Angels Found Here
    I'm getting ready to install my 3rd set of Venom's on my GL1800. If you want the best grip and handling in wet or dry these tires are the bomb. I ride aggressively in the twisties and fast and have no complaints at all. For tire life, I see 7 to 10k on the rear and about 15k on the front before replacement is needed. Tire pressure is always set to 41 PSI and checked routinely. These hoops are silent when corning and allow you to flick the big girl in transition corners like no other.

    If your concern is strictly long mileage....go elsewhere.

    Machine this part was bought for: 2002 HONDA GL1800 Gold Wing
    December 17, 2014
    Fantastic Tires
    These tires are fantastic. I have always had Dunlop Elite 3's but a friend told me to move up to the Cobra's. What a great ride and handling. With the last set of Dunlop's I got 20K which is very good, so I am curious on what the mileage will be? But I am willing to trade a little of that for these great performing tires.
    May 24, 2009
    5 / 5
    5 / 5
    Tread Life
    5 / 5
    Wet Traction
    5 / 5
    Great Tire
    I damaged my stock Bridgestone 210 tire when trying to load my bike on the truck (it slipped on the ramp and got shaved to the cords) so I was on the market for the new tire. Lots of Stryker riders upgraded to 240 tire that fits on the stock rim so I decided to follow the same path cause 240 looks awesome! I was deciding between Avon and Michelin and ended up purchasing Avon as a lot of people said it has better tread life and wet grip. I rode about 800 miles since I got it and it has been very good so far. I've ridden in the heavy pouring rain and I can tell I had much more confidence than I had with the stock 210. Plus, this tire has more round profile which contributes to the cornering. 210 had a very wide flat spot in the middle with 2 very pronounced edges.

    I recommend this tire!

    P.S. I ride 2011 Yamaha Stryker, but that model is unavailable in the list so disregard bike model. I believe its because of the tire size
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    June 14, 2017
    Burlington, NC
    1 year ago
    Bike Model / Make / Year:
    2000 YAMAHA Venture Limited XVZ1300
    5 / 5
    5 / 5
    Tread Life
    5 / 5
    Wet Traction
    5 / 5
    Thank you to Ralph Rodriguez @ JakeWilson
    Ralph took the time to communicate with me and helped me but the perfect set of Avon's for my 2004 Big Dog.
    Professionalism like I haven't seen in quite some time!
    Thank you Ralph
    2004 Big Dog at the Rock Store
Mulholland & Malibu Canyon CA
Avon's from Ralph at Jake Wilson!
    2004 Big Dog at the Rock Store Mulholland & Malibu Canyon CA Avon's from Ralph at Jake Wilson!
    May 16, 2017
    Ventura, CA
    1 year ago
    An Improvement Over Stock
    My previous tire was a Dunlop 240/40; the Avon 250 fits with no problems, looks better and handles better. The only question at this point is the durability. I have a friend who has been running this tire on his 2009 Muscle and he has had better durability with this than stock, so I expect similar results.

    Machine this part was bought for: 2008 HARLEY-DAVIDSON® V-Rod, Night Rod VRSCD ®
    March 23, 2015
    5 / 5
    5 / 5
    Tread Life
    5 / 5
    Wet Traction
    5 / 5
    I am on my third set of Cobras. My tire of choice. Good grip, long mileage tires! Best price anywhere!
    March 8, 2017
    Byron, MN
    1 year ago
    Bike Model / Make / Year:
    2005 KAWASAKI Vulcan Nomad VN1600D
    Have Purchased 2 for my Softtail Custom.

    Love the way they handle in curves
    May 31, 2012
    great tire
    good people to do business with, fair price, fast service, good communication, will buy from them again.and avons on an honda vtx 1800 cc r model ride goooood ........thanks
    May 6, 2010
    5 / 5
    5 / 5
    Tread Life
    4 / 5
    Wet Traction
    5 / 5
    Great tire
    Really like the overall look, feel, and durability of this tire. It was shipped very fast received it withing 3 days of ordering. Very happy with the tire.
    July 27, 2018
    Mankato , MN
    1 month ago
    Bike Model / Make / Year:
    2008 VICTORY V100 Vegas Jackpot
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    I have a 2011 ultrasound custom with an ultimatum 127 ci v twin currently l have a Metzler 880 130/70/18 on the front and an 200/50/18 880 on the rear, I want to run the Avon 200/55/18 AV 72 on the rear and the 150/70/18 AV 72 on the front any thoughts on this combo?
    A shopper on Apr 18, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Running the 200/55-18 Avon AV72 Rear is going to be roughly 10mm larger then the tire you are currently running so you will be good. As for the front I would recommend talking to your local mechanic since there is quite a difference in height and width going from 130 to 150, roughly 3/4 of a inch taller and wider and your front rim may not be large enough to accept a 150 tire.
    I've seen on some forums that the 200/55 looks more like a 180 tire once mounted but on a 5.5 wide rim I have a 6 inch rim will the 200 be wider on this rim?
    A shopper on May 5, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: I use the 200/60 on a 6 wide rim. The 200 number is the tire width, so a 5.5 inch rim wont make a difference in the width
    Is there a difference between 200/55R-18 and 200/55VR-18 ?
    Kaila G on Jul 6, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: The short answer is " No Difference"

    The long answer, in this situation you would need to see the whole description. Meaning the part in parenthesis, I'm guessing that is where the differences lie. in the case of the AV72 rear tire, it's (79V).

    This tells me the tire is rated for a load rating of 963 pounds (79) and a speed of 149 MPH +(V)

    I don't know what tire you're comparing this too but now that you know what your looking for you can make a more confident choice.
    ?Que garantía tienen tus neumáticos para mi si te compro el par¿

    What guarantee do your tires have for me if I buy the pair?
    Margarito R on Mar 20, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: Me Gustan bastante. Solamente use estes Avon. Tengo 2 MotosHonda 2002 VTX1800R Duran aste16,000 Kilometros.Yamaha 1989 VMAX Duran aste 12,000 kilometros.Estes Neumaticos to seguran bastante en la estrada.

    I like them very much. Only use these Avon. I have 2 motorcycles
    Honda 2002 VTX1800R Duran aste16,000 Kilometers.
    Yamaha 1989 VMAX Duran aste 12,000 km.
    These Tires safe enough on the road.
    Does it require a tube?
    A shopper on Jul 10, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: No, this does not require a tube.
    Does this tire fit a 2003 softail fatboy that has a Dunlop mu85b16-77H on it right now?
    A shopper on May 23, 2018
    BEST ANSWER: Avon Cobra AV72 Rear Motorcycle Tire MT90B-16 (74H)
    Fits: 2003 HARLEY-DAVIDSON® Softail Fat Boy FLSTF®
    Part# 1245150016
    The MT90B-16 is the alpha sizing for the 130/90-16 and will fit.
    Is this the same tire as the Avon Venom size 250/40R18?
    A shopper on Feb 2, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: The Avon Cobra and the Venom are not the same. For more information regarding these two tire's I would recommend contacting Avon directly. Below is a link to there website.

    Harley Davidson 2004 fatboy flstf/flstfl fatboy?
    randy d on Jul 17, 2018