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Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire

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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
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Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire
 
4.1

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4.0

Impressive tires

By BrianK

from Senoia, GA

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire:

    I never thought tires on a bike would make that much differance, but these do. I can go up hills I couldn't before. My average time has improved. They work well on the single track as well as pavement.

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    4.0

    Good tire, fast, no good in wet/loose

    By bert

    from pittsburgh

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Zero Rolling Resistance

    Cons

    • Difficult To Install
    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking
    • Racing

    Comments about Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire:

    Decent durability(waaaaay better than RR), but the rolling characteristics are great. It will eat sealant when installing, but then seals nicely. This is not an all rounder, it gets zero grip on wet or loose. It is a straight screamer, yet sticks nicely on hardpack and rock slabs. Not a good front tire, but solid in rear with a 'Ron in front. For this type of tire, it should be lighter, but I like it as a wicked quick rear tire for rugged, dry XC courses.

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    • No
     
    4.0

    Great All Arounder

    By Sean

    from Riverside, CA

    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Good Sidewall
    • Hooks up
    • Rolls Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Trail riding

      Comments about Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire:

      I used this tire tubeless and it works great. I like the wide low knobs. It fits my style and local trails well as it rolls quick and is wide enough (2.4 version) to hook up really well.

       
      4.0

      Great tire for dry conditions

      By JM

      from Los Angeles

      Verified Reviewer

      Comments about Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire:

      I immediately noticed the difference in traction while turning. I am able to lean in and the tire just sticks. I have not tried this tire in any muddy conditions, but for dry hardpacked it works great.

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      4.0

      fast rolling and grippy

      By heartland

      from Indiana

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Braking
      • Fast Rolling
      • Grip
      • Light

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hardpack
        • XC

        Comments about Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire:

        I won a set of these tires in an online contest, and I love them. They roll quite fast and grip well despite the small-ish knobs. The 2.2 version isn't too heavy, which is a plus for me, and they seem to be wearing well. The rubber does feel pretty soft, so I'm sure road miles would quickly wear them down. That said, though, they're just about perfect for my hardpack XC riding conditions.

         
        4.0

        My favorite tire

        By Christopher

        from Houston,TX

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Consistent Knobbing
        • Looks sharp
        • Tough sidewall
        • Tubeless option

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Dry
        • Hard Packed Dirt
        • Loose Packed Dirt
        • Roots
        • Sandy

        Comments about Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire:

        I have not tried a ton of tires but of the ones I have ridden on, I like these the best. The knob pattern is consistent which makes flat-land cornering fun and easy. The trails that I ride have a bunch of roots and sometimes in the worst places. These tires grip them well. The tough sidewall adds weight but I can see where it would be useful. Good all-rounder. I have even put a pair on my friend's bike and they saw a huge improvement in traction and stability.

         
        4.0

        As expected for price and brand

        By biker in the boat

        from Steamboat, CO

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy seal
        • Good traction on solid
        • Small knobs-fast rolling

        Cons

        • Small knobs-poor traction

        Best Uses

        • Firm surface

        Comments about Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire:

        fast rolling tire, a little sketchy on loose gravel...

         
        5.0

        X-King is the KING

        By anesthesia-matt

        from Ocala, Florida

        Pros

        • Climbing
        • Cornering
        • durability
        • Ease of tubeless mounting
        • Fast Rolling

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry
          • Hardpack
          • Loose
          • Sandy
          • Wet but not muddy

          Comments about Continental X-King 26" Protection Tire:

          Good all arounder, but not for muddy conditions. I have a set of RaceSport 2.2s mounted up right now. Setup for tubeless was easy (using ZTR Flow rims). Just used them for a 12 hour endurance race on a very diverse course. They performed flawlessly.....this is my second set of X-Kings and when I wear these out I'll be putting on another set.

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