Continental Rain King Tire

DESCRIPTION

Continental Rain King DH 26x2.5 Tire: When the roots are slick, and the muds deep, roll on the wet-weather-friendly Continental Rain King DH Mountain Bike Tire. The rain-specific Black Chili rubber compound hooks up when other tires cause...

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[Aug 21, 2010]
BLT
Downhiller

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

Easy to mount, corners awesome, grips well in ALL conditions, durable yet wears long, looks good, improves your riding skills because your confidence goes waaay up

Weakness:

expensive (initially but don't need as much replacing), heavy, and the name sounds tacky (like a counting crows song)

I rode thess for 3 weeks in Whistler expecting wet and nasty conditions, but ended up riding mostly dry and dusty tracks. However, the tires still hooked up great and improved my skills. Also, the lived up to their name when the trails got nasty aftet a light rain turned the dust-covered rocks and roots into greasy slime...I stayed on the bike on Canadian Open track and lower joyride while wet...obviously had to adjust my lines. a bonus is that there's obviously wear, but putting my rear tire on the front, and vice versa, the tires should hold up for the rest of the season!

Similar Products Used:

Maxxis High roller, Minion DHF/DHR, Kenda Nevegal and Blue groove

[Apr 08, 2010]
8664
Downhiller

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

total grip pinch protekt rolls good

Weakness:

not the lightest tire

this tire holds the line in most dirty connditions when my buddys go down like fly's

Similar Products Used:

nothing

[May 02, 2009]
Brandon
Downhiller

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
3
Strength:

grip, strength, puncture proof

Weakness:

none, only washed out once in torential rain on an of camber rooty corner, and i was going waaaaaaaay to fast

this tyre is honestly insane, somehow i manged to win it which is even better but they are very expensive. i can only use the front because my frame does not have enogh clearence. but it is soooo grippy. its so tacky, like blue tack, but it never breaks any knobs, they just hold to evrything and gove me so much confidence. even in the dry they are better than all tyres i have used before, and they even roll quite well. buy them if you have enough money, if not... SAVE UP!

Similar Products Used:

maxxis lopes bling bling, high roller, nokian gazza, schwalbe tabletop etc

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