If you want to gain extra speed on tough cross country (XC) trails without sacrificing grip, the Continental Race King Wire Tyre is ideal. Available in a wide range of sizes, it's also ideal for dirt jump (DJ) riding as it thrives on dry trails.
The superfast Continental Race King wire tyre is a genuine race tyre with greater puncture protection than the previous Supersonic model yet without any significant weight penalty - a serious option for cross country (XC) racers. The PUREGRIP compound works its wonders on fast-paced technical World Cup tracks and the toughest trails. Impressive in XC races and marathons, for hardtails and full suspension race bikes, its low rolling tread pattern keeps your speed up through the turns and straights.
When the trails are dry, this model is faster, cleaner and safer with a rolling resistance that is almost on a par with semi-slick tyres. If you’re looking for a fast, reliable tyre the Continental Race King mountain bike (MTB) tyre is an easy choice.
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.
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