STOW, OH – July 1, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Avon Motorcycle Tyres is proud to partner with the Garage Girls Ultimate Biker Makeover contest again this year by providing a set of Avon tires for the 2007 Yamaha VStar 1300: Venom on the front (MT90B16) and Cobra on the Rear (180/65B16). Through this special competition, applicants were asked to submit a 600-word essay explaining why they would like to be selected for this special opportunity along with a photo. Submissions were narrowed down to four finalists. The four finalists were then submitted for public voting on the Garage Girls website at www.garage-girls.com.
Contest winner Pat Henderson shared a personal story about making many sacrifices in order to provide for her children. Those sacrifices included giving up her motorcycle. Now that her children are grown, she turned to Garage Girls for help in fulfilling her dream of riding again.
Pat will receive her prize awards along with runner-up Mary Pinkerton at the Carlisle Bike Fest on Saturday, July 23. The Carlisle Bike Fest will be held July 22-24 in Carlisle, Pa. is mid-Atlantic’s premier motorcycle event. Tens of thousands of bikes and open-air enthusiasts will cruise in for non-stop entertainment including local rides, industry guests, custom builders, the Garage Girls, test rides, motorcycle giveaways and live bands all weekend. Visit www.garage-girls.com or http://www.carsatcarlisle.com/ce/events/bikefest/ for more information.
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 http://www.avonmoto.com.