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Continental Race King ProTection 29 Inch MTB Tire 29 x 2.2 - Black
Continental Race King ProTection 29 Inch MTB Tire 29 x 2.2 - Black
Continental Race King ProTection 29 Inch MTB Tire 29 x 2.2 - Amber Sidewall
Continental Race King ProTection 29 Inch MTB Tire 29 x 2.2 - Amber Sidewall
29 x 2.2 - Black
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Continental Race King ProTection 29 Inch MTB Tire 29 x 2.2 - Black
Continental Race King ProTection 29 Inch MTB Tire 29 x 2.2 - Black
Continental Race King ProTection 29 Inch MTB Tire 29 x 2.2 - Amber Sidewall
Continental Race King ProTection 29 Inch MTB Tire 29 x 2.2 - Amber Sidewall

Continental Race King ProTection 29 Inch MTB Tire

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Though the Race King 29" MTB Tire is designed for speed above all else, Continental still manages to deliver reliable grip over a wide range of conditions. This ProTection model also features the proven Black Chili rubber compound, plus an extremely durable, yet race-ready construction. Featuring a variable 3x180 TPI casing and a 50x40tpi ProTection weave, the Race King provides lightweight, supple protection from punctures and slashes

The tread structure is built on the amazing Black Chili rubber, with low-profile knobs for an effortless roll on hardpack. The slightly wider spacing offers just enough room to effectively shed mud and hook up in looser conditions.

  • Advanced Black Chili rubber compound with dense particles for speed, grip and durability
  • Tough ProTection casing with 3 fabric piles of 180tpi and a 50x40tpi ProTection weave
  • Extra fabric ply ensures puncture resistance and sidewall reinforcement over the Race Sport model
  • Folding bead
  • Tubeless ready.
  • 29 x 2.2 Inch (55-622 ISO)
  • 605 grams
  • Recommended pressure: 50-58 PSI.

B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.

The product weight specified is an approximate weight based on the manufacturer's specifications (if available) or our measurement of one or two examples. For most products, the weight will typically vary by 5% to 10%.

Weight: 595 grams

Threads Per Inch: 180 

Tire Type: Tubeless Ready 

Wheel Size: 700C/29" (ISO 622) 

Tire Width: 58mm (2.3in) 

29 x 2.2 - Black

Mfg PartNum: 0101473 

29 x 2.2 - Amber Sidewall

Mfg PartNum: 0101963 

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Reviewed 10/17/2022
by John
Pennsylvania
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Great tires

I used these tires years ago and started using others - but came to realize these are better than other types of tires I've used - so I went back

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Reviewed 8/22/2022
by I''m using these tires on my ibis DB nine mostly f
Tulsa oklahoma
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Love it

I'm using these tires on my ibis DB nine mostly for gravel riding. They're fantastic they're super light they hold air well I've had no problems with punctures and for a small tire with small knobs they've got a lot of grip even in the loose stuff.

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Reviewed 7/5/2022
by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
Mid Atlantic
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go fast tires for the MTB

Sooo the Race King is fast, like you can feel its faster than Maxxis stock tires on 2021 Giant Anthem - period. BUT they don't have the tread for slop or loose stuff - you kind fly through it. If you need to change direction or grip hard - best to surf the slide. still fast is fast and I would take the speed over control or short track racing.

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Reviewed 9/20/2022
by Bob
Golden, Colorado
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Lightweight and low rolling resistance, as advertised. As

Rides well on gravel but does not perform well on wet pavement or loose rock.

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Reviewed 1/15/2022
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Boston, MA
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One of the best XC tire on the market

I use these tires on my bikepacking rig. They roll fast on hard pack and got a good grip when the terrain demands it. They are also very light at only 580gr while the Vittoria Mezcal 2.35 on my MTB weighs 730 gr, that 150gr difference is significant when weight counts.

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Reviewed 9/5/2022
by XC Bend
Competitive Racer
Bend Oregon
Overall Rating
Fast, but requires focus.

The fastest rolling MTB tire I have tried. Even faster rolling that a Maxxis Aspen or RR. However, it takes some skill to get it to hook-up. On loose, it's the sketchiest tire I've ridden. If you are ridding anything technical, this tire requires considerable focus.

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Reviewed 6/8/2020
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Northern Arizona
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Noticeable Quality

Lightweight fast rolling quality tire from Germany

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Reviewed 11/22/2018
by Anonymous
Casual Cyclist
Ventura Ca
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5 of 7 customers found this review helpful.
Good Value

Great Value ...lacks real grip but makes up for it with exceptional rolling capabilities.

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