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Continental Traffic 26 Inch Tire

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Fast center semi-tread with aggressive shoulder knobs makes this tire comfortable almost anywhere. Rolls fast on pavement, but also inspires confidence on dirt/gravel roads and many trails. For heavy trail use and technical singletrack, a more aggressive tire is recommended. Excellent flat resistance. Wire Bead. 65 PSI Max. 26 x 1.9 Inch (48-559 ISO, 820g) or 26 x 2.1 Inch (54-559 ISO, 840g).

Max Pressure: 65 psi

Applications: Commuting/Urban, Pavement/Dirt Roads 

Made in: India 

26 x 1.9 Inch

Weight: 820 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 48-559 

26 x 2.1 Inch

Weight: 840 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 55-559 

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Reviewed 8/11/2014
by Fuji rider
Cycling Enthusiast
south central Wisconsin
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10 of 11 customers found this review helpful.
Fast rolling on street and trail, 2.1

I ride a combination of street and hard pack trail every day, 7-10 miles, and wanted to switch out my ancient knobbies for something more streetworthy, something faster and that wouldn't peel out from under me when leaning into a corner on asphalt. I'm thrilled with the performance of these tires! I can tell I'm hitting much higher speeds on both street and trail. The grip is amazing on asphalt, old or new, just what I was hoping for, and pretty much the same on trails too. The only shortcomings I've found so far are when I get into a sandy spot on the trail they don't float as much as my old tires did, and on really loose pack up a hill the rear tire doesn't grip as well as a knobby with a less pronounced center ridge.. but these are small things considering the all around great performance they do on everything else. They do feel a little heavy, but make up for it with the super low rolling resistance. I'm really happy I chose these and would recommend them to anyone who rides trails yet wants to get some great street performance out if their mountain bike.

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Reviewed 5/4/2017
by NC rider
Casual Cyclist
San Diego
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5 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
I would highly recommend the Continental Traffic tires as the ride quality is much improved.

I ride an older (non suspension type) Mountain bike on mixed surfaces, sand on concrete, railroad dirt beds, asphalt & concrete bicycle path , mostly in North County San Diego, coastal. The tires have excellent grip on all these surfaces & the ride seems smoother than my previous OEM tires.

There is a little tire noise, due to the tread design, but it is very minor noise.

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Reviewed 1/12/2017
by Anonymous
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Florida
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Great tires of multipurpose riding

The ride and wear of these tires is very good. We have been getting over 7,500 miles were on light duty on-road riding. Tread pattern provides good and stable traction.

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Reviewed 8/21/2017
by toxdoc
Cycling Enthusiast
maryland
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
A Solid tire for city riding and light trail use

Continental tires are consistently solid and reliable. They might weigh a little more than others, but you will have little worry about getting a flat. They are also long lasting. These tires have performed very well for city riding and light trail riding on my mountain bike that I converted for more urban riding.

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Reviewed 2/16/2015
by Hareem
Casual Cyclist
Gray, ME & Rocky Pt,. NC
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6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
Continental Traffic Tires are GREAT

I have used the 2.1 in Maine and the 1.9 in N.C. They work very well on fire trails, gravel, sand and are VERY quiet and smooth on pavement. They wear very well. I love them. Harry

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Reviewed 2/11/2015
by Harry
Casual Cyclist
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
I have used the 2.1 and 1.9 and LOVE THEM

I use both size tires on a mountain bike in Maine (on fire trails with rocks, sand, and dirt) and in North Carolina on sand and hard packed dirt. They work quite well. I also use them on pavement and they are SUPER smooth and quiet. I got my first set in Chapel Hill, NC on close out. I had a hard time finding the original traffic tread pattern and was happy to spend much more on later sets.

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Reviewed 11/9/2014
by Biker Jeff
Cycling Enthusiast
Eastern WA
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Great tire but way too tight fit on a Mavic wheel

Ordered this tire based on tread photos and reviews to replace a nearly slick Worm Drive that I use as a front tire for double trackback road riding. Fit is so tight on my Mavic Cross Trail front wheel that I sprained my thumb mounting it, am concerned that I might not be able to get it off of the rim in the field should I have a puncture. It will most likely wind up on one of my spare bikes that we keep around for guests and family members to ride around the ranch area.

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Reviewed 4/25/2014
by PMOBYP
Cycling Enthusiast
BURBANK, CA
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8 of 8 customers found this review helpful.
VERY GOOD TIRE

I WANTED A GOOD FAST ROLLING YET QUIET TIRE FOR MY CANNONDALE MTB THAT I USE FOR MY DAILY COMMUTE,THIS TIRE IS SO GREAT ON PAVEMENT AND ALSO ON LIGHT ROUGH ROAD. I AM VERY PLEASED WITH THE PERFORMANCE OF THIS TIRE. MADE A GOOD CHOICE AND ALSO THE PRICE REASONABLE.

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Reviewed 10/4/2013
by Joe
Casual Cyclist
Bay Area CA
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7 of 7 customers found this review helpful.
Good on and off road

I ride about ten miles everyday for exercise. This tire is perfect for my route, which is about 75/25 road to dirt. It rolls well on pavement and still has enough grip for single track.

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Reviewed 1/21/2013
by gobeavs
Cycling Enthusiast
Springfield, OR
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9 of 9 customers found this review helpful.
Finally a durable tire

I haven't owned these tires for very long nor had many rides on them, but I love them so far. Nice and hard compound, combined with good tread pattern makes for ideal biking on asphalt, hard pack gravel or other firm ground. Low rolling resistance is noticeable. Hopefully the longevity will be worth it in the end.

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Reviewed 11/29/2012
by Tarheel
Cycling Enthusiast
Cary, NC
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6 of 11 customers found this review helpful.
Easy purchase and prompt delivery

What can you say, they were uniformly round and hold air! Transaction was easy and the price reasonable. I like the tires!

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Reviewed 10/18/2012
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
sunland, ca
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4 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
great for hard packed roads and pavement

I ride mostly roads. Hard packed decomposed granite and pavement

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Reviewed 10/11/2012
by azrogart
Cycling Enthusiast
Tempe, AZ
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13 of 14 customers found this review helpful.
Good Tire

I switched out a traditional 2.5 MTB tire for this hybrid tire and have been very pleased with it so far. I use my mountain bike on desert trails, granite canal banks and some pavement. This is the perfect tire to bridge the gap between a traditional trail tire and a commuter tire. It roles well on pavement and is still grippy on the trails. The tire was easy to mount and stays put when braking hard. I'm very pleased with this tire.

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Reviewed 7/16/2012
by jim
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milw,WI
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16 of 17 customers found this review helpful.
Nice tire

Just put these on my hardtail mountain bike good rolling resistance great traction on and off road even in light mud if you do a lot of road riding and still hit the trails this is a great tire

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Reviewed 6/29/2012
by Anonymous
Casual Cyclist
Galway, NY
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16 of 17 customers found this review helpful.
Exactly what I was looking for.

Very good on-road performance, without completely giving up off road capability. Just what I was looking for!

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Reviewed 5/15/2011
by Professor Pedal
Cycling Enthusiast
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15 of 16 customers found this review helpful.
Great Commuter and Trail Tire

I put these on my bike and my wife's bike (both hard tails). They roll really well on pavement, and handle any kind of hard pack trail or gravel.

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Reviewed 5/9/2010
by DREW
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Jasper, IN
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32 of 33 customers found this review helpful.
Good puncture resistant tire, been good for my commute and comfortable on easy trails

I wanted to try commuting to work with my Bike, but wanted to do so without having to buy a more road worthy bike than my trail hard tail. Found this tire to be fairly fast rolling and responsive, as well as durable. Good value and much better road manners than the alternative of leaving my Kenda Nevagal's on the bike. I would recommend this product to anyone who wants to commute with their bike, but still wants to hit hard pack trail on the weekend.

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Reviewed 10/27/2017
by Bushman
Casual Cyclist
PA
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Love This tire!

These tires are exactly what I was looking for a smooth, quiet ride with low rolling resistance, and they can handle most non-asphalt trails with good results. Great tire.

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