Now considered a legendary tire, the Race King heralded the advent of the current Continental MTB tire range. Irina Kalentieva won two World Championships on Race King Tires as well as countless other wins.
When it's dry, the Continental Race King Protection Clincher Tire is faster, cleaner and safer. Rolling resistance is almost on a par with race bike tires. The RaceSport and Protection models are developed and produced in Korbach, Germany with Continental’s best materials such as Black Chili Compound and they guarantee significantly better rolling resistance and puncture protection respectively.
- ProTection - the hard way! - The perfect combination of smooth running, grip, and puncture protection!
- BlackChili Compound - higher grip, longer mileage, lower rolling resistance! - It's all about how you mix it! The fastest and safest tires in competition.
- 4 plies
- Total 240 TPI
- ETRTO - 55-559 (26x2.2), 55-622 (29x2.2)
- Weight – 550g (26x2.2), 650g (29x2.2)
- Rec. PSI – 50 (26x2.2)
- Max. PSI - 65 (26x2.2)