Continental Trail King ProTection mountain bike tyre review

Excellent aggro tyres

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5
GBP £49.95 RRP | AUD $59.00 | USD $64.95
Continental Trail King ProTection tyre

Our review

Smooth, grippy and relatively light. One of the best aggro tyres
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Continental’s Trail King was one of the first new generation tough, high-traction, downhill-proof but trail-efficient mountain bike tyres, and it’s still one of the best.

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The broad open-paddle, siped-top tread with a wall of wavy side knobs gives excellent mechanical traction everywhere from bogs to bar-end scraping berms.

The unique Black Chili rubber compound underlines the well shaped tread with impressive adhesion across all the usual accident-causing surfaces that are lurking in your local woods.

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It’s seriously fat for a listed 2.2in tyre and the scrim-reinforced Protection carcass is tough and stable without being too heavy. The tyre is fast rolling and year-round durable too, which helps make the price an investment, not an indulgence.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Trail King ProTection (13)
Brand Continental

Description Wheel size: 26in, 650b, 29in. Tested: 26x2.2in. Weight: 792g. Width: 54mm