AFT Customs Selects Avon Motorcycle Tyres for New Custom Built Motorcycle

STOW, OH -- Four-time Calendar Bike-Building Champion, Jim Giuffra of AFT Customs, will unveil his latest custom-built Indian Casino bike at the 20th annual Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show featuring Avon Cobra front 120/70R19 and rear 180/55R18 tires.

Giuffra and AFT Customs return to the competition this year following a four-year winning streak. They will feature Giuffra's latest custom masterpiece named Asumati, a VT750 bobber/street tracker built on commission for the Jackson Rancheria Indian Casino, featuring Avon tires. Asumati is a Miwuk Indian word meaning grizzly bear, a symbol of great strength and courage. According to AFT Customs, all of their custom-built motorcycles are designed by shop owner Jim Giuffra, and are hand-crafted from the ground up by the beautiful trade show models represented by the AFT Modeling Agency. All of the agency's models are experienced in motorcycle tuning, repair, and custom bike fabrication.

The show, scheduled for July 16 at the Queen Mary Seawalk Village in Long Beach, Calif., boasts an impressive list of attractions including the best in custom street bike builders participating in the Calendar Bike Building Championship, manufacturers and vendors, the Calendar Girl Music Festival and more. For more information about Jim Giuffra and AFT Customs, visit . For more information about the upcoming Los Angeles Calendar Motorcycle Show, 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 .