Continental Mountain King Protection 29er Tire

Continental Mountain King Protection 29er Tire 

DESCRIPTION

Continental Mountain King Protection 29'r Mountain Tire has The ProTection casing featuring 4 fabric plies for a total of 240 TPI. This ensures exceptional ride quality, durability and serious puncture protection, particularly at the sidewall area.

USER REVIEWS

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[Sep 19, 2012]
Edward
Cross Country Rider

Strength:

- Good grip in damp conditions
- Decent "grab" in soft ground
- Durable

Weakness:

- Tire profile is too square
- To squirmy in hard pack corners (because of square profile)
- HEAVY

The main reason I got these tires was because I was heading out to Whistler for some AM riding and I needed something more aggressive than my Maxxis Maxxlite / Aspen combo. The soft, damp ground in Whistler suited the Mountain King's aggressive tread pattern, and the 2.2" (more like 2") casing was narrow enough to cut through the mud. The downside is that the profile is extremely square. When you corner at speed on hard pack they feel very squirmy and didn't inspire confidence at all. They are also way to heavy to be viable as all round tires. At almost 800g a tire they were more than twice the weight of my Maxxis (340g). I'll try some Schwalbe Nobby Nic's next!

OVERALL
RATING
3
VALUE
RATING
4
[Sep 13, 2012]
harryhardtail
All Mountain Rider

Strength:

grip,durable, great all mtn tire. will run @ 35psi on stans ztr flow rim without any worries.

Weakness:

a little pricey but its worth it for that sidewall protection that they have added.

great tire for almost all conditions. BUY it you wont be sorry

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
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