Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire
The X- King is an insanely fast, grippy tire. Despite the pronounced studs, the X- King rolls smoothly and very quietly. This light tire has many applications. It can be used as either a front or rear tire in a veriety of terrains. The X-King is infused with Continental’s Black Chili Compound, which offers a solid grip and is self cleaning. The shoulder lugs provide absolute stability during high speed corners. This version of the X- King features two forms of cutting edge tire technology; Black Chili Compound, and Revolution Tubeless Ready System (RTR.)
Black Chili compound hit the market in 2007, and has been a hit with cyclists ever since, as it has proven to take tire performance to the next level, in all areas. The BlackChili compound lasts longer, grips better, and rolls faster. It has 26% less rolling resistance, 30% higher grip, and even 5% longer mileage. The Black Chili Compound is only made in Korbach Germany, and the recipe is not shared with any other tire manufacturer.
The Revolution Tubeless Ready system provides the perfect combination of smooth running, grip, and puncture protection. ProTection RTR features 4 ply heavy duty nylon (4 under tread, 3 in the sidewall.) The Revolution Tubeless Ready (RTR) system offers a UST style bead, and mid- weight casing for full tubeless compatibility. For optimal results, Continental recommends using the Continental RevoSealant with these tires.
Note: If Stan's was previously used, both the tire and rim must be scrubbed using Simple Green or a similar cleaner, before Continental Revo Sealant can be used.
- Handmade in Korbach, Germany
- BlackChili compound provides outstanding grip and low rolling resistance
- Fills the gap between the Mountain King II and Race King
- Fast, high grip and excellent self-cleaning tread design
- A dense central tread provides smooth rolling, whilst raised outer knobs provide sure cornering traction
- Intended Use: Mountain/ XC
- Folding Bead
- 26” Wheel
PROS: Fast Rolling, Grip, Light, Braking
BEST USES: XC, Hardpack
PROS: Zero Rolling Resistance, Attractive Design, Durable
CONS: Heavy, Difficult To Install
BEST USES: Racing, Mountain Biking
1 year ago
PROS: Cornering, durability, Ease of tubeless mounting, Fast Rolling, Climbing
BEST USES: Hardpack, Loose, Dry, Wet but not muddy, Sandy
PROS: Durable, Attractive Design
CONS: Difficult To Install
PROS: Good traction on solid, Easy seal, Small knobs-fast rolling
CONS: Small knobs-poor traction
PROS: Consistent Knobbing, Tough sidewall, Tubeless option, Looks sharp
BEST USES: Sandy, Loose Packed Dirt, Dry, Hard Packed Dirt, Roots
PROS: Attractive Design, Easy To Install
Fast and grippy
PROS: Attractive Design
8 months ago
Great tire with low rolling resistance. A little loose in my environment but I will try running a bit less pressure next ride.
1 year ago
PROS: Good Sidewall, Hooks up, Rolls Fast
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