Continental Atlanta Older Tires

3.33/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $35.00


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Continental Atlanta


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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Wesley a Cross Country Rider from Lincoln, NE, USA

Date Reviewed: May 14, 2002

Strengths:    The best gripping tire I've ridden on hardpack climbs

Weaknesses:    Rolling resistance (slow), turning

Bottom Line:   
This tire is awesome if you use it for what it is intended for. Hands down the best gripping tire I've used on hardpack/ medpack conditions. Not a great mult-purpose tire and not great on tight turns (but not as bad as other reviews have stated). If conditions are dry and you want to impress your riding buddies throw this tire on. If you want to run the gammet of conditions get the Hutch. Alligator.

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Favorite Trail:   Indian Cave SP

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Panracer Fire Pro, Hutch. Alligators, IRC, whatever originally came with my bikes

Bike Setup:   Raleigh M80, Bomber X-fly, XT front & rear, gripshifts, Mavic Links, 8 speed baby!

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Brady Owens a Cross Country Rider from Tuscaloosa, AL

Date Reviewed: September 24, 2000

Strengths:    Good breaking, fast rolling

Weaknesses:    NO Sidebite.

Bottom Line:   
Forget tight turns, cause you won't make them. Side bite is really really bad. But braking is great and they are a fast tire. Not good on trails.

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Favorite Trail:   Oak Mountain state park

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Came on bike

Similar Products Used:   IRC Something
Smoke Panaracer Front


Bike Setup:   Cannondale SuperV 500

Overall Rating:2
Submitted by Tyler a Racer from Ohio

Date Reviewed: November 6, 1999

Strengths:    
Cheap, rolls okay


Weaknesses:    
cant get any bite in tight turns. First race, I go down on the fastest hill. Heavy Wire bead


Bottom Line:   
These tires are alright if you ride on the road, and the surface is somewhat tacky, but otherwise, forget em! They have no cornering bite at all. Get some Mythos XCs, or anything kevlar for that matter. You will appreciat the weight savings and ease to change flats.

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Favorite Trail:   
Mickeys Mountain

Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
IRC Mythos XC Kevlar
Kenda Klaw


Bike Setup:   
Trek racing hard tail w/ESP & XT. SID (now, after i got some good stuff, and replaced everything, including these tires!

Overall Rating:3
Submitted by Mauricio a Weekend Warrior from Washington, DC

Date Reviewed: September 30, 1999

Strengths:    
Low price
Good for light off-road and level hard-pack/pavement.


Weaknesses:    
Not single-track worthy
Wears relatively fast


Bottom Line:   
This tire is ok for what it is. It does not excel at any particular type of surface. Its profile is too round for the side knobs to ever make significant contact with the ground surface, and therefore traction is mediocre at best. It came with the bike, but I would definitely never go out and buy it on my own. There are many other better tires out there.

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Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
Conti XC 2.0
Conti Traction 2.1
Geax Warp 2.15
Geax Grid 2.0


Bike Setup:   
Cannondale CAAD2 frame rigid

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Jim Hesketh a Weekend Warrior from Palm Bay, Florida

Date Reviewed: July 18, 1999

Strengths:    
Sticky compound, fast
rolling


Weaknesses:    
none so far


Bottom Line:   
Awesome tire, especially when the local store is
blowing them out the door for $12.99/each.

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Favorite Trail:   
Hardrock

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
Velociraptors
Moab XC
Bontrager Jones


Bike Setup:   
GT Aggressor
Trek VRX 300

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Mark a Cross-Country Rider from Memphis

Date Reviewed: May 13, 1999

Strengths:    
low price, it sticks, fast rolling, 2.0


Weaknesses:    
comes in wire beed only


Bottom Line:   
I like it. I gave it 4 stars because it is a wire beed.

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Favorite Trail:   
Stanky Creek

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
Navagator



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