The AV72 has a deep tread depth for better mileage in a touring tire. The grooves are tapered for maximum contact patch, also increasing mileage. Available in "White Wall" and standard blackwall, the sidewall of the tire has unique "snakeskin" etching for a singular look. The absence of a center line on the AV72 Cobra decreases negative handling effects on steel-gratings found on bridges. The Avon Cobras combine style and performance for cruisers, customs, and touring bikes, increasing turn-in with a rounder profile.