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Continental Touring Plus Tyre

Don't be afraid of the puncture demon!

Stones, glass splinters and thorns have no chance. Whatever you ride over will find it virtually impossible to pierce the compact highly elastic PlusBreaker band under the tread. Extremely puncture resistant. Its balanced tread pattern has bikes rolling effortlessly down roads and paths, while its finely siped shoulder blocks provide surefooted grip in corners. Its reflective sidewall helps to make you highly visible for top level safety.

Continental Touring Plus Tyre Specifications:

ETRTO Size Weight Bead Technology PSI - Rec.
Inflation
PSI - Max
 Inflation
Ply/TPI
28-622 700x28 585g Wire PlusBreaker Puncture Protection 80 102 3/66
32-622 700x32 605g Wire PlusBreaker Puncture Protection 80 102 3/66
42-622 700x42 900g Wire PlusBreaker Puncture Protection 80 102 3/66
47-622 700x47 1025g Wire PlusBreaker Puncture Protection 80 102 3/66

Buy Continental Touring Plus Tyre from Chain Reaction Cycles, the Worlds Largest Online Bicycle Store.

  • Colour: Black
  • Size: Wire Bead
  • Wheel Size: 700c
  • Width: 42c, 32c, 28c
 
Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 30 reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by Canada to Mexico, 2 punctures This tire is OK, the rubber quality doesn't seem to be as nice as the Shwable Marathon but it's ok for the price. Only 2 punctures in my last canada to mexico ride. 11 September 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great puncture resistant tyre Yes these Continentals have taken me over roads, trails, grass, muddy farm lanes, etc, I rate these tyres up there with the Schwalbe Marathons, yes perhaps the marathons might be a bit better in some respects but they cannot compete on price, i have used the 42 mm and 47mm versions knowing that what ever you ride over or in these tyres are going to get you there and home again. I have ridden these tyres in every season we have and in most conditions, very reliable in the wet with no sudden surprises, extremely good tyre for a excellent price and i still have a set of 47's in the wrapper for this winter, yes they may be sluggish and yes the 47's weigh in at just over a kilo each but thats better than being on the side of the road in the rain, in the dark trying to fix a puncture, I would totally recommend these tyres to anyone who does serious mileage and wants comfort and reliability with some of the best puncture resistance around, very happy with these. 01 September 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Within a month one tyre split, the other got a puncture! I've ridden with Schwalbe Marathon Plus for 6 years without a single puncture on my London commuter mountain bike - 3500 miles a year. I decided to try something different - and cheaper - BIG MISTAKE! Within a month of fitting them the front tyre has developed a small but nasty gash and the rear tyre got a puncture from a very small tack - the sort of thing that the Schwalbe M+ would shrug off. I was using them with brand new Continental tubes too. If you're buying these for puncture resistance and quality, then forget it. For Continental to claim that this is a seriously puncture resistant tyre and comparable to the Marathon Plus is rubbish, and to say that they're a hard-wearing reliable tyre is not true. Whilst this is only my experience, both of the Continental Touring Plus tyres on my bike have failed to meet my expectations. Pay the extra, go for Schwalbe Marathon Plus. These tyres aren't up to it. 02 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by An excellent all-rounder tyre My wife and I use these for touring and commuting; between us we've had two punctures in 12,000 miles (4 tyres). They last well, 4,000 miles on rear, >6,000 on front. Others comment on weight; I don't know, as avoiding punctures is more important to us than a few grams when you're touring with an all-up weight of 25kg. We too like the bright sidewall for visibility. We find them grippy under all circumstances, never had problems with slipping in the wet, though we are quite cautious. We keep on buying these: it's hard to see how they could be improved on. 20 July 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Excellent Excellent product. No punctures and still only showing slight wear on the rear wheel after 6,000 miles. 04 July 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by awful! I bought these tyres (700 x 37) last year and thankfully they have completely worn out (approx 2000 miles). They produced a lot of road noise for a road tyre (sounded like a mountain bike tyre on the road), had poor rolling resistance and were very harsh over poor road surfaces. I have now bought a pair of Schwalbe Marathon Plus tyres* (700 x 38) which are fantastic. ( *see my other review) 21 May 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Отличная прочность. Они выдерживают даже российские дороги :) Хорошо показали себя как на ужасном асфальте, так и на пересеченной местности. 15 May 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great item Got these for wife so she doesn't need to worry too much about a puncture out on her own. Not worried about the extra weight they add to the ride. 10 May 2014
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According to the embossed print on the wall of the tyre (VERY difficult to read) there is a direction - chevrons point upwards when viewed from the rear (think of the rear view of a tractor if it helps).

However, in all honesty, I can't see myself how it makes any difference to a bike tyre with very shallow sipes/tread.
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This item is directional. The rotational direction will be marked on the sidewall of the tyre.
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I think it has direction. You can refer to it's rotation mark on the side of the tires. .
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Want something more puncture resistant than the supplied BoroughXC 700x45c's on my Specialised Crosstrail. It's mainly for road use and, at this price, thought I'd give these a try! - should I go for the 42 or 47mm option?
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Well i personally would go for the 47's but the 42's will cope just as well and would be a slightly faster tyre, Chain reaction were out of stock on the 47's and when i emailed them they did not know when they were getting more but whatever size you buy, you will not be disappointed, excellent tyre for all British road and weather conditions.
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as you spend most of your time on the road the best option is the 42c. The thinner tyre will have less rolling resistance so will roll faster.
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I just bought the 28c and it says 102psi (max luft, I think)
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Hi west.

The maximum recommended tyre pressure for the 700x28 tyre is 102 psi.

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I am currently wearing 700x35c. I am thinking of getting the 42c or the 1.6inch. Will they both match my rim (19mm) and if so what tubes should I buy as well?
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A 19mm rim can run anything from a 28c to a 44c (1.75") wide tyre, and you should opt for a tube that covers the range of your tyre width, keeping as close to the lower side as possible (eg if fitting a 700x42c tyre, opt for a 700x28-45c tube rather than a 700x38-52c).
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This tyre is 700c which is suitable for a 28" wheel.
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