- Continental SportContact City MTB Wire Bead Tyre
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|Black||26 x 1.6|
|Black||26 x 1.9|
|Black||26 x 1.3|
The Sport Contact has a rolling resistance comparable to some of our road bike tyres, it's THAT fast! Those in a hurry will benefit from the new features which make the tyre more resistant to punctures than the old Avenue Semi Slick.
Top Features of the Continental SportContact City MTB Wire Bead Tyre
- Tune your bike for speed on the road
- The new choice of bike couriers, replacing the Avenue Semi Slick. Lowest rolling resistance on the level of race tyres with high puncture protection and the comfort of big air volume
- Moderate grooves guide water from the contact area of the tread for your safety on wet roads
- The tyre that makes you understand the term "rushhour" in the sense of the word
- 3 piles plus additional Safety System
- High quality silica compound with natural rubber for great wet and dry grip
- Skinwall technology (lightweight sidewalls to give the tyre a very supple feel for improved handling)
- weight: 450g
|Puncture Protection:||Safety System|
|Threads Per Inch:||180|
|Wheel Size:||26" (559)|
About MTB Slick Tyres
These road tyres will fit Mountain Bike wheels and are primarily for road and light trail use. They will be faster and grip better than a standard ‘knobbly’ styled cross country tyre on road. These tyres work by putting a large area of grippy rubber in contact with the road so they only need a minimal tread pattern. This semi-slick design reduces rolling resistance and improves both speed and safety. Sharp objects like thorns and glass are likely to work their way through your tyres and cause punctures so choose a model with built-in puncture protection. After all, you will want to get home from work or morning ride on time... especially if it's raining! Kevlar shielding as found in the Schwalbe tyre range is a common choice and works well at reducing the amount of punctures. Some Continental tyres even come with a 1 year anti puncture guarantee and use a Kevlar and Polyamide filaments to form a protective belt under the tread.
|ETRTO Number||Dimension (26")|
|25-559||26 x 1|
|32-559||26 x 1.25|
|40-559||26 x 1.5|
|47-559||26 x 1.75|
|50-559||26 x 1.9|
|54-559||26 x 2.1|
|57-559||26 x 2.125|
|55-559||26 x 2.2|
|60-559||26 x 2.4|
|ETRTO Number||Dimension (29")|
|50-622||29 x 2.0|
|55-622||29 x 2.2|
|60-622||29 x 2.4|
|This is a generic size guide and not all tyres will come in the sizes shown.|
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Magazine reviews for Continental SportContact City MTB Wire Bead Tyre
Review from Cycling Plus
One year guarantee against tyre failure, and you even get a free innertube with the tyre, so it's good value
Fast and fairly tough MTB slick that's a little off the pace in 700C
Review from What MTB
The Sport Contact uses Conti's high natural rubber compound in a very svelte 1.3 casing with a nearly slick tread. The Sport Contact comes with a 4 ply polymer resistant layer and a one year Safety System guarantee + a FREE narrow inner tube
Great look and feel from a speedy tyre and price includes tube and guarantee.
Rating: Performance 10/10 Value 8/10
Product Q & A
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When I received the package it says 26 x 1 3/8 - 1.75 which are bigger than 1.3 I think??? Should I have got the Tour 26 slim, as the continental web site seems to say that in their table?
1) Return it and get the recommended inner tubes size.
2) If you can't return it. why not try it on, I am sure it will fit. May be not perfectly.
I managed to get the 1.3's on my MTB that I use for commuting. Look for my review.
My rims are 1 inch across and they've stayed on the bike fine. Similar look to road bike tyres, but mine didn't last very long. The tread isn't very deep and they've worn away. Need to replace them already.
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