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Continental Der Baron Projekt 29er tire review

Though the Der Baron wasn’t our favorite for dry, skatey, rocky terrain, this tire would almost surely shine in wet and/or loamy terrain. Plus, its casing is super durable, resisting tears and punctures in even the sharpest rocks.

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Hot new XC, DH, enduro, plus, and fat tires from Sea Otter

It’s a good time to be a mountain biker. Whether you want burly plus sized tires, or ultra fast rolling XC shoes, there was something for everyone at this year’s Sea Otter Classic.

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Eurobike 2015: Continental Der Baron enduro tire

Highlights include puncture protection and multi-purpose tread pattern with Black Chili compound.

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Eurobike: 2015 GT Sensor X Pro

GT came ready to play in 2015 with its new, smartly spec’d, high-value Sensor X Pro.

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Eurobike 2014: 9 strange things from Demo Day

Eurobike wouldn’t be Eurobike without some postcards from the edge. Here we check out the strange and the different from the show’s Demo Day.

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Interbike 2013: Conti’s Rainbow of Road Rubber, 27.5-inch Mountain Reworks Highlight 2014 Line

Tire maker Continental debuted a bevy of new road tires–including colorful and budget-minded options–as well as some re-sized versions of their top mountain bike meats at Interbike’s Outdoor Demo just east of Las Vegas.

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Continental 2013 – 650B X-King, Kaiser DH, Cyclo X-King Tubular and Clincher Tires

Continental released a few tidbits of their 2013 product line for the Eurobike and Interbike shows. The Rammstein is the culmination of almost two years of R&D between Continental Engineers and Conti sponsored gravity riders like the Athertons and Richey Schley.

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Review: Continental Mountain King II 2.2 and X-King 2.2 with Protection 29er Tire

We’ve run the whole gamut of weather in North Vancouver and Whistler this year. A small window of good weather in May made me mount up some tires from Continental. Since then it had rained for 6 straight weeks making for greasy slippery conditions and only recently giving way again to good weather. I’ve now had […]

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Continental Rubber Queen UST Review

I tested and reviewed the Continental Rubber Queen’s (now known as the Trail King in the US) about a year ago, and thought they were a great tire. Brett Hahn the US Brand Manager for Continental, asked me to try out the UST version of the RQ’s. Since then, I have bashed and smashed the […]

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Continental Rain King Tire Review

These meats are big and beefy up close, measuring in at 2.5 inches wide with knobs that alternate between pairs close together and pairs farther apart. Rounding out the spiky package is a nice healthy shoulder knob smack dab between each of the center-knob pairs.

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Continental Rubber Queen Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin aka Gram and Pastajet I have been bashing away on a set of the Continental Rubber Queen 2.4′s for around 4 months now, and I must say this is “Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy”. These are big suckers, that is just a blast to use, and they love to […]

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Continental Mountain King: 2.4 Protection Version Review

Reviewed by Brian Mullin aka Gram and Pastajet I have tested the Protection version of the 2.4 Continental Mountain King tires over the last several months on my Ibis Mojo. I have been able to cross compare them against several other tires in all sorts of variable terrain, and I must say they […]

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Continental Mountain King 2.4 29er Tire Review

Mountain King 2.4 29er By: Ty Brookhart The Continental Mountain King 29 tire comes in both 2.2″ and 2.4″ widths with 29″ diameter. The casing is made from 3 ply 180tpi cloth, and it has a foldable Kevlar bead. The tread and sidewalls are Black. Maximum inflation pressure is 65psi. 735g (2.2)/ 860g (2.4). Continental’s […]

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Continental AG Appoints Hahn as North American Brand Manager – Bicycle Tires

KORBACH, GERMANY – Continental Tires AG has appointed Brett Hahn to the newly-created position of North American Brand Manager for its Bicycle Tire Business Unit.   Industry Veteran Hahn-formerly General Manager of Yeti Cycles, Inc. and National Sales Manager for Continental’s U.S. Distributor, Highway Two, LLC, has been extensively involved in both Sales & Marketing […]

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Continental's Mountain King 29 Tire Released

Olney, Illinois – December 19, 2007 You asked & Conti delivered – the Mountain King 29 2.4 is one of the largest volume 29er’s currently on the market. With an aggressive, rounded tread pattern the Mountain King shines in a wide variety of conditions delivering predictable and consistent corning and excellent straight-line traction climbing or […]

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