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  1. Wheels and Tires
    ...and I'm trying to save it. Some background: Back in June 2020, I put 4oz. of Stan's Tire Sealer in my Continental Mountain King rear tubeless set-up. It all seemed to work great until a couple of months ago when I noticed bleeding of "sealer" in a couple of spots between the nubs of the...
  2. Wheels and Tires
    Nearly all of Continental's MTB tires have been updated. Continental has never been one to chase trends. While many tire makers immediately went all in on plus and fat size sizes, the German brand held back waiting to see how things shook out with actual consumer demand. Now they're ready to...
  3. 29er Bikes
    For the duration of this test, these tires held up incredibly well to some very unforgiving terrain. Photo courtesy of Art's Cyclery Editor's Note: This article is courtesy of the team at Art's Cyclery and was written by Scotty Ender. The original post can be found here. Lowdown: Continental...
  4. 29er Bikes
    Der Baron - the new rugged Continental enduro tire (click to enlarge). Der Baron Projekt 2.4 The tire name "Der Baron" is not new at Continental, but the next generation now includes an enduro version. The previous model served as an all-rounder in 26 x 2.5" size. The new generation is more...
  5. 27.5
    Like the gangly freshman football player that shows potential early on but doesn't live up to his potential until a year or two down the road, the value-packed 2015 GT Sensor X Pro is making a bid for the most improved bike award. We tested the 2014 version of this 27.5-inch wheeled bomber for...
  6. Apparel and Protection
    While light rain fell for the entirety of Eurobike's Demo Day, the precipitation did little to dampen the spirits of attendees and exhibitors. And with some of the things we saw at the Demo, optimism would seem to be a prerequisite. Here are nine things we saw that we're just gonna file under...
  7. 27.5
    Tire maker Continental debuted a bevy of new road tires-including colorful and budget-minded options-as well as some re-sized versions of their top mountain bike meats at Interbike's Outdoor Demo just east of Las Vegas. Tires are great and all, but we were stoked to see Conti tech rep and...
  8. 27.5
    Continental released a few tidbits of their 2013 product line for the Eurobike and Interbike shows: CONTINENTAL DER KAISER RAMMSTEIN The Rammstein is the culmination of almost two years of R&D between Continental Engineers and Conti sponsored gravity riders like the Athertons and Richey Schley...
  9. 29er Bikes
    We've run the whole gamut of weather in North Vancouver and Whistler this year. A small window of good weather in May made me mount up some tires from Continental. Since then it had rained for 6 straight weeks making for greasy slippery conditions and only recently giving way again to good...
  10. Wheels and Tires
    http://farnorthracing.com/cycling/mtb_contispeedking21_review.html Enjoy! DG
  11. General Discussion
    I tested and reviewed the Continental Rubber Queen's (now known as the Trail King in the US) about a year ago, and thought they were a great tire. Brett Hahn the US Brand Manager for Continental, asked me to try out the UST version of the RQ's. Since then, I have bashed and smashed the tires...
  12. General Discussion
    Pricey but Spicy When the Trail Turns Dicey It's not something we're proud of mind you, but the MBT Test Crew spends more time pedaling through mud, slime, goo, and snot than we do nice dry hardpack singeltrack. Worse still is that when we're not huffing through the ooze, we're typically...
  13. General Discussion
    Reviewed by Brian Mullin aka Gram and MTBR.com Pastajet https://www.gramslightbikes.com/ I have been bashing away on a set of the Continental Rubber Queen 2.4's for around 4 months now, and I must say this is "Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy". These are big suckers, that is just a blast to use, and...
  14. General Discussion
    Reviewed by Brian Mullin aka Gram and MTBR.com Pastajet https://www.gramslightbikes.com/ I have tested the Protection version of the 2.4 Continental Mountain King tires over the last several months on my Ibis Mojo. I have been able to cross compare them against several other tires in all sorts...
  15. General Discussion
    Mountain King 2.4 29er By: Ty Brookhart The Continental Mountain King 29 tire comes in both 2.2" and 2.4" widths with 29" diameter. The casing is made from 3 ply 180tpi cloth, and it has a foldable Kevlar bead. The tread and sidewalls are Black. Maximum inflation pressure is 65psi. 735g (2.2)/...
  16. General Discussion
    KORBACH, GERMANY - Continental Tires AG has appointed Brett Hahn to the newly-created position of North American Brand Manager for its Bicycle Tire Business Unit. Industry Veteran Hahn-formerly General Manager of Yeti Cycles, Inc. and National Sales Manager for Continental's U.S. Distributor...
  17. General Discussion
    Olney, Illinois - December 19, 2007 You asked & Conti delivered - the Mountain King 29 2.4 is one of the largest volume 29er's currently on the market. With an aggressive, rounded tread pattern the Mountain King shines in a wide variety of conditions delivering predictable and consistent...
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