Super fast city slicker....now available in reflective sidewall & 20" options
The Sport Contact has a rolling resistance comparable to some of our road bike tyres, it's THAT fast! Those in a hurry will benefit from the new features which make the tyre more resistant to punctures than the old Avenue. Check out our tyre application chart for more help in choosing your ideal city/touring tyres. Other tyres in the new Contact range include City Contact for those commuters requiring a wider, slightly more comfortable tyre, Travel Contact which is intended for world touring and so can handle rougher terrain, and the Contact which is our new tyre for touring enthusiast such as CTC and Audax cyclists.
All the contact tyres are built with a hybrid aramid/polyamide belt under the tread where the lightweight & flexible polyamide is used as the main material to keep rolling resistance low, and filaments of aramid (kevlar) are spread over this belt to give a strong yet lightweight puncture protection system.
The compound we have used for the Sport Contact uses a mix of carbon and silica as the main agents. Carbon aids tread life whilst the silica boosts grip levels. The tread uses a high concentration of natural rubber, giving superior wet grip to synthetic compounds. Also Includes moderate grooves in the tread to guide water away from the contact area for your safety on wet roads.
Continental Sport Contact Tyre Features:
Turns any bike into a racer!
Helps bike couriers meet those last minute deadlines, adding speed with no detriment to reliability and longevity
Includes our new Safety System technology under the tread
20", MTB & 700c sizes available
Weight: 450g(1.3) / 550g (1.6)
Buy Continental Sport Contact Tyre at Chain Reaction Cycles, the world's largest online cycling store.
Rated 4 out of 5 by OldGit1 Turns a MTB into a roadie
Apart from the fact that they are quite difficult to get on the rims, they do the job nicely. I have only been up the road so far to test them but first indications are they lower the rolling resistance considerably. I would like to see Continental develop this tire to take a higher pressure though.
Using them with skinny tubes that I had to buy as these DO NOT come with any, You have to be very careful when putting them on as it is very easy to pinch the tube.
23 September 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Flash92 A REAL SLICK tyre
Bought these tyres a while back for my aging mtb. The 1.3 version had no problem going on my wheels. My bike is now miles quicker than before (with travel contact version). Excellent in the dry and great in the wet. Would give a 10 star rating if I could.
17 September 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Awesum Tyres!
Just bort these 1.3's and replaced my 1.75's.They are AWESUM! Its like riding a racer but on a MTB.looked a bit weired when i first put them on.there so "Skinny" but lethal.didnt have the right tubes so i used my 26.175's.was a mission squeezing them in but so far No flatty..yet.I just bort 1.5's tubes which i dont think ill use as yet.Evrything seems OK so far. ps: Im on the verge of ordering Another set of these tyres...& a few extras. LUV EM!! ..Chur. MR.T.
30 December 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Good stuff? You betcha!
I've used both 1,3 & 1,6 versions on my tandem and commute bike for years. Contis are the only tyre for me. I'll be changing over to 'Winter Reflex' soon for frosty mornings and eventually my extreme 'Spike 240s' when Winter gets serious for commutting my daily round trip of 26km.
31 October 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Excellent
I've had these tires on for 4 months and have covered nearly 2000 miles and they are excellent.Grip is good in both the dry and wet (they don't like man hole covers in the wet!), they roll fast and seem to be very puncture resistant (no punctures yet). The only down side is they are hard to get on and off the rims but not to much of a problem as no punctures! Excellent tire if you don't ride off road and want to go fast.
16 May 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Tyres coment
Got front and back for my motorized bike there the best grip even in the wet, A sticky compound good for the roads around Sydney no flats yet, Great tyres and free tubes all up 10 out of 10,and free shipping.very cool.
03 February 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous Like a new bike!
Ordered these on a Thursday night and had them the following Monday, great delivery service as I was able to track them all the way! Great tires, threw them on the rims, I say threw because they were very easy to install and they come with their own inner tubes! I have Schrader valves and these are Presta so I just cut up some of the old tube and put it over the valve, to stop the new tube getting pinched in the rim hole. They're seriously fast but I haven't used them in the wet yet, which should be fun! Great service and great tires, it's like I have a new bike, very pleased with my first order off CRC! Buy these!!
01 February 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous GREAT
Really very fast... I didnt disappointed. Also bonus tubes :)
Also they save control even in offroad (except dust) and wet weather.
I recommend them
19 September 2011
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