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Continental revamps its King Series mountain bike tires

Published June 5, 2018

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Continental said it has redesigned its King Series line of mountain bike tires from the inside out.

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The German brand said the tires have improved tubeless-ready functionality allowing for air-tight seatability. The tires also now use Cordura technology to reinforce the casing for greater durability at lower tire pressures. The brand uses a new "targeted application" of its ProTection technology to deliver tires that are 20-30 grams lighter than their predecessors.

Tread patterns have also been updated for optimized traction in variable terrains, the company said. The tires also now feature a suggested rim width molded into the sidewall.

The New King Series Tires are offered in:

  • Trail King - 26/27.5/29 - 2.2/2.4/2.6 $74.95
  • Mountain King - 26/27.5/29 - 2.3/2.6 $69.95
  • Cross King - 26/27.5/29 - 2.2/2.3/2.6 $69.95
  • Race King - 26/27.5/29 - 2.0/2.2 $69.95
  • Baron+ - 27.5 - 2.6 $84.95

More information: continental-tires.com/bicycle.

The revised CrossKing

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