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Continental Race Light Road Tube

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Continental's Race Light Road Tubes are a few grams lighter than their standard Race tubes but a bit more durable than the even lighter Race Supersonic. Great for race situations when high performance is important. Available in 700c and 650c diameters with various Presta valve lengths. All valve lengths feature removable valve cores. Average weights: 76 grams (700c), 68 grams (650c).

  • 700c x 18-25mm (622-20/25 ISO): 42mm threaded, 60mm threaded, or 80mm smooth Presta valve
  • 650c x 18-25mm (571-18/25 ISO): 36mm, 48mm, or 60mm threaded Presta valve

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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%.

Continental Race Light Road Tube
Other styles of this product are available.
SALE: $10.95

Tube Type: Butyl 

Made in: Taiwan 

Tube Valve Type: Threaded Presta 

Tube Valve Length: 42 mm

Tube Valve Length: 60 mm

Tube Valve Length: 80 mm

Tube Width:  

Wheel Size: 700C/29" (ISO 622) 

700c x 18-25 42mm Threaded Presta

Weight: 74 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 18/25-622 

Valve Stem: 48 mm Presta 

700c x 18-25 60mm Threaded Presta

Weight: 76 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 18/25-622 

Valve Stem: 60 mm Presta 

700c x 18-25 80mm Smooth Presta

Weight: 80 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 18/25-622 

Valve Stem: 80 mm Presta 

650c x 18-25 36mm Threaded Presta

Weight: 70 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 18/25-571 

Valve Stem: 36 mm Presta 

650c x 18-25 42mm Threaded Presta

Weight: 72 grams

650c x 18-25 60mm Threaded Presta

Weight: 72 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 18/25-571 

Valve Stem: 60 mm Presta 

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Reviewed 9/17/2020
by Anonymous
camas
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Conti race light tube

Love these tubes. I don't worry about flat based on the tubes I use, tires should be the line of defense for flats. I love how light they are and hold pressure well. I usually have to top off the pressure every third ride or so. I usually wait until they go on sale.

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Reviewed 9/11/2020
by gsol3
Cycling Enthusiast
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great lightweight durable high quality tube

use them all & always go back to continental. biketiresdirect constantly have a very competitive price + added discounts from previous orders to help lower the cost of the next one. v+++ incentive to 'keep comin' back! '

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Reviewed 9/4/2020
by Anonymous
portland or
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My favorite tube

These are great lightweight tube with a smooth valve stem in extended length for easy fill

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Reviewed 9/22/2020
by Anonymous
camas
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Conti race light road tube

Love these tubes. A little expensive as I like to wait until they go on sale. Feels very comfortable on all riding conditions.

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Reviewed 8/28/2020
by todd026
Competitive Racer
Connecticut
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Use them in my race wheels.

I use these tubes in my race wheels (Zipp 404 front, 808 rear w/ extender). Only ever had one issue in 2019 IMLP when I ran over a piece of wire in the road that flatted both front and rear leaving a nice sized indication in both tires (thankfully I was at mile 101). I don't think any tube would have survived that. These are dependable tubes that have served me well for many years and races,

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Reviewed 9/14/2020
by gfparsons
Cycling Enthusiast
Clark County, WA
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A Much Lighter Tube

The lightest tube I've used, and makes tire installation a bit easier. Has held up fine.

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Reviewed 3/7/2020
by SeaBiker
Cycling Enthusiast
Seattle
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Only tube that works

I have Zipp 404 NSW wheels. These are the only tubes that fit without valve extenders. I ordered the the 80mm length and they work great with my 58mm rims.

I had been an exclusive Michelin tube person but their longest tube is 60 mm and it doesnt work with my 404s.

It is really nice not to have to bother with valve extenders.

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Reviewed 9/11/2019
by mootsrider
Cycling Enthusiast
Campbell. CA
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Weight Savings not worth the Risk you are taking using them!

Have been using these tubes for few years and now have had 3 of them just blow when riding which blows the tire off the rim when this happens. Two days ago I had just put new tires on my bike and 8 miles into the ride on a steep hill descending the front tube blew instantly. Bang it went at 20 mph I was on the ground in a flash on my left side. After a visit to ER room and multiple stitches in left knee and right hand I took a look at the bike to see if I could tell what happened. Tire bead was good and no damage on it. Rim OK no damage. Tube had 6 inch slit in a straight line were it blew. It was not twisted when installed. So my advice is the weight savings is not worth the risk of these blowing and causing a crash. I now have a lot of damage to my 10,000 bike to repair besides months off the bike recovering. I see other riders had the tubes blow also on a ride. I would not trust this product!

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Reviewed 4/24/2020
by george
Daily Commuter
san diego
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great service and fast shipping

i needed a handful of inner tubes just so i dont have to go to a shop and i got 6 because there was an extra discount on orders over 5, great deal, would buy again

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Reviewed 9/10/2009
by Andrew S. (BikeTiresDirect.com Staff)
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland OR.
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69 of 72 customers found this review helpful.
A good quailty light race tube.

Use these tubes in a racing or training application. They have a great feel, and conti makes their tubes without seams which makes patching a breeze.

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Reviewed 5/12/2019
by BikeLA
Cycling Enthusiast
Los Angeles, CA
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My favorite tubes, and best value upgrade

Compared to standard tubes (e.g., Conti Race) the Lights save 30g and about 1 watt per wheel (per bicyclerollingresistance.com). All for a couple of bucks extra. That's amazing value for money. I am using Conti Lights on both my road bikes, paired with 25mm GP4000 SII and GP5000 tires. I find the Lights to be very reliable, and not noticeably more prone to flats than standard weight tubes. I do always check to make sure the core is securely installed - I have had a couple of flats, with other tubes, caused by removable cores that weren't tight and leaked.

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Reviewed 6/30/2020
by Anonymous
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Too many flats

Bought 6 of these and went through them in just a couple of weeks. Changed 2 flats and the replacement tubes going in would not hold air. Both ended up having holes in the seams.

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Reviewed 6/26/2020
by DL Biker
Cycling Enthusiast
Punta Gorda, FL
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Continental Race Light Tubes arrived on time and look great.

Great tubes and BTD prices are very fair.

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Reviewed 1/30/2020
by Anonymous
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Cant go wrong with thus tube

Light and durable

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Reviewed 1/16/2020
by CBiker
Cycling Enthusiast
Sunny Florida
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Best tube ever for not losing pressure

I ride 25 on front and a 28 rear and can ride 2 weeks before having to pump them back up to 100 psi

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Reviewed 10/5/2018
by Crypto Que
Daily Commuter
Fairfield County
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Absolutely the best tubes

After ordering these tubes I did lots of reading about how lightweight race tubes are horribly unreliable & require daily inflation. Nothing could be more untrue about these contis I got them as a set with Ultra Sport II Folding tires & I ride every day. The rim has bottoms out sometimes twice a day, and I dread a pinch flat each time it happens, but so far the tubes have held up lovely. I've begun stocking up on tubes & conti tires bc I think they have the best product & reputation in the sector.

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Reviewed 9/20/2018
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Phoenix, AZ
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Very light and great product, you can feel the difference in speed

Faster tires because of these tubes, no flats so far

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Reviewed 8/31/2018
by Yellow softride
Casual Cyclist
WisconsinFlorida
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Great tube for the money, no issues with it.

I use this tube on an old Softride Firestorm converted to a trailroad bike on Spinergy rims. Lots of gravel and road debri. No issues so far.

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Reviewed 11/28/2019
by Anonymous
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
My go to tube.

My go to tube.

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Reviewed 10/10/2019
by Anonymous
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Very light and dependable!!!

Very light and very dependable!!! Unlike other light tubes that Ive tried these are long lasting.

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