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Continental Mountain King RaceSport Folding CX Tyre
In muddy MTB cross-country races, the Mountain King has already made a name and is now the mud specialist in the cyclocross segment. Thanks to its deep profile, the Mountain King digs deep into the sturdier ground beneath any soft mud.
Top Features of the Continental Mountain King RaceSport Folding CX Tyre
- Mud specific tyre for cyclo-cross
- Deep profile cuts through the mud
- Large knobs also roll well on harder ground
- Wider spaced shoulder tread bites deep into soft ground for sure cornering and confidence in off-camber sections
- BlackChili compound
- Robust and race ready 3/180 tpi RaceSport casing
- Exceptionally low rolling resistance due to BlackChili compound
- 32mm version meets the UCI regulations
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
The large studs also roll pretty well on harder ground. The shoulder lugs are intentionally separated from the centre lugs so that they can cut deep into the ground in cornering and off-camber terrain. The BlackChili Compound offers outstanding grip with good self-cleaning.
The RaceSport carcasses combine logical light construction and noticeably better protection against flat tyres at the very highest level. Together with famous professional mountain bikers, we have created the perfect starting basis for competition tyres.
Handmade in Germany, they offer a 30 % better protection against flat tyres than Supersonic tyres. The construction makes the difference particularly the fine and high-grade nylon fabric with an expensive, protective, rubber lining and a universal foot.
Together with the legendary Black Chili Compound, the ultimate combination for XC racing and marathon events.
For BlackChili Continental refine newly developed synthetic rubbers with natural rubber with the proven high-performance tread compound. We use these rubbers with special nanometric carbon soot particles, which are optimized in shape and surface properties for best uses for the intended tyre. BlackChili Compound reaches an unprecedented of performance.
Tyres with BlackChili Compound reach an unprecedented level of performance. Compared to the previous best Activated Silica Compound, BlackChili tyres have 26% less rolling resistance, a 30 % higher friction value (grip) and a 5 % increase in mileage.
About Cyclocross Tyres
Cyclo Cross tyres are for use with road wheels to allow them to be ridden off road. They range from 30 to 35mm wide and are designed with different tread patterns to suit the various conditions that can be encountered during the Cyclo Cross season. Usually at the start of the season the ground is dry and hard so a narrower low tread tyre is needed as low rolling resistance is a priority. Later in the season when the ground is wet, grip is a priority so a wider tyre with increased tread would be the better option.
About the Continental brand
More than 100 years experience in the development and production of bicycle tyres has made Continental a unique company within the industry. Continental is the only German bicycle tyre manufacturer to produce its tyres in Germany. Knowing this serves as a mighty incentive to our engineers and everyone else involved in the manufacturing process to constantly strive for further innovations. In our technology and development center in Korbach, we are constantly developing new revolutionary technologies such as the unbeatable Black Chili Compound and the ultimate Vectran™ Breaker anti-puncture technology, both used at the top end of race sport. These technologies demand sophisticated processes to ensure our legendary end-product quality, and these innovations as well as the new “ProTection” and ”RaceSport” technology for MTB tyres, can only be manufactured in our factory in Germany – “Handmade in Germany”. In order to offer the best tyre for any application, we rely equally on dialogue with our professional racers, hobby cyclists and everyday bike riders. This results not only in high-end products for top sports applications such as the new Podium TT or the revolutionary downhill tyre “Der Kaiser”, but also tyres for everyday use like the new innovative combination EcoContact/EcoContact Plus as a companion to the latest e-bike trend. As a global player, Continental also maintains high-tech production facilities outside of Germany, where Continental tyres are produced for you with an equal degree of care and dedication. One thing all Continental bicycle tyres have in common is that they are developed in the technology center in Korbach, Germany, where they also undergo strict inspection. Our heart and soul is behind the phrase “Handmade in Germany”, with all of its products and technologies.
|700 x 18C||18-622|
|700 x 23C||23-622|
|700 x 25C||25-622|
|700 x 28C||28-622||28 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8|
|700 x 32C||32-622||28 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/4|
|700 x 35C||37-622||28 x 1 5/8 x 1 3/8|
|700 x 47C||47-622|
|This is a generic size guide not all tyres will come in the sizes shown.|
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