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Continental Trail King Protection 2.4

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Continental Trail King 26" APEX Folding Tire

An oversized casing, widely spaced knobs and APEX sidewall reinforcement make for a tough tire with phenomenal control. Handmade in Germany of Continental’s Black Chili Compound, the race king features Puncture ProTection to provide high puncture and wear protection increasing the life time of the tire.

Continental Trail King 26" APEX Folding Tire Features

  • Continental's Black Chili compound
  • ProTection casing
  • APEX sidewall layer
  • Tire Type: Clincher
  • Tire Diameter: 26"
  • ETRTO: 60-559
  • Tire Bead: Folding
  • PSI: 45-58
  • Weight: 870g
  • Manufacture Part Number: 0100653
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Continental Trail King Folding Tire
 
4.9

(based on 7 reviews)

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      Best Uses

      • Mountain biking (3)
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      5.0

      I love this tire for New England trails

      By Goat

      from Merrimack, NH

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Continental Trail King Folding Tire:

      I have a pair of these on a '12 Giant Trance. I consider this a perfect all around tire for New England trails. Hard pack, clay, granite and roots are no issue. Mud, however, is.

      I use these for AM riding and for trials riding. The side walls are stiffened with reinforcement. So, I can run them @ 20 psi on a 20mm rim without fold over.

      These tires are heavy at 960g, not 650g like Jenson's description.

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      5.0

      Perfect AM tire

      By BadgerBacker

      from Madison, WI/Steamboat Springs Co.

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Pros

      • Grip
      • Rolling Resitence
      • Wear

      Cons

      • Heavy Mud

      Best Uses

      • All Mountain
      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Continental Trail King Folding Tire:

      Black Chilli compound lives up to the hype. Extremely grippy without sacraficing too much rolling resitance. Far better than Maxxis 3C compound for tread life. Breaks predicatbly in corners. Great for both front and back applications.

      It should be noted that these tires are true to size and therefore run larger than most. i.e. this 2.4 runs more like a Maxxis 2.5.

      I run these on an AM/FR built 09 Remedy and have been equally impressed with their ability on the climbs as on fast technical descents.

      Though Conti bills the 2.3 Baron as its Enduro tire, this is a much more versitile contender.

       
      5.0

      Outstanding Tires

      By Intense Cyclist

      from Dana Point, CA

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking

        Comments about Continental Trail King Folding Tire:

        High volume tire delivers excellent traction and allows for low tire pressures when the track calls for it. Rolls extremely well given the size of tread on the tire. I typically used Kenda's equivalent tires in the past that had excellent traction as well but did not roll nearly as fast as these do. Need to wait and see how long they last.

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        5.0

        Favorite Tire

        By Ekamaus

        from Utah

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Climbing Loose
        • Good at everything
        • Rails Downhill
        • Tough In Sharp Rocks

        Cons

        • Not Great At Anything
        • Pricey

        Best Uses

        • Fit And Forget

        Comments about Continental Trail King Folding Tire:

        I get to see a WIDE variety of conditions; this tire does well at all of them. There are tires that might perform better under specific conditions, but...

         
        5.0

        Great Tire

        By TT

        from Central NJ

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Traction

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Continental Trail King Folding Tire:

            I ride this tire in the forward direction on the rear wheel for a little less rolling restistance. It's good in all conditions and it handles everything pretty well. I haven't tried it tubless but might soon. I get plenty of traction climbing, cornering, braking and everywhere in between.

             
            4.0

            Great Tire

            By Spinone

            from Colorado

            Verified Reviewer

            Comments about Continental Trail King Folding Tire:

            Great tire. It is a very large volume 2.2; as large as some 2.3 or 2.4 from other companies. It is a great front tire; a lot of grip, fairly light, not a lot of rolling resistance, and holds corners well in the loose stuff. I highly recommend this tire.

             
            5.0

            Best Tire I have owned

            By Copeland Rider.

            from Ontario Canada

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great aggressive tire
            • Light for size 750g
            • Perfect AM tire
            • Worked at Whistler
            • Worked for tubless

            Cons

            • Get what you pay for

            Best Uses

            • Aggressive Allmountain

            Comments about Continental Trail King Folding Tire:

            Nicest tire I have owned. Perfect for 6-7" AM bike for those who ride to the top but like to shred rocky terrain. I bought the non-UST but worked great tubless with a little stans. Burped once on steep down at whistler, pumped it up and no problems since. They have super high profile allowing for low pressure riding and compliance over rough terrain. It is probably close to 27.5 wheel OD.

            The 2.4 is probably too big for regular trail riding. I may order the 2.2 for my blur. They are a little slow compared to my X-king, but that is no surprise. Way more traction though.

            Highly recommended for aggressive AM. Perfect match for my nomad.

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