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2011 Continental Tires: Der Kaiser, Der Baron, Rubber Queen

2011 continental tires 1 300x200   2011 Continental Tires: Der Kaiser, Der Baron, Rubber QueenMore 2011 Continental tires were revealed for all-mountain riding and long travel use at Interbike 2010. These were the Der Kaiser, Der Baron and Rubber Queen tires. The Der Kaiser and Der Baron tires share tire height of 2.5″ and tire width of 2.3″. Aimed to cater to all-mountain enthusiasts, the Der Baron uses Black Chilli rubber compound. This allows the tire to be ready for damp trails and greasy roads. The Der Baron was also known as the Rain King last year.

The Black Chilli compound is a soft rubber of the best kind. It is mainly for race use and it’s notable that despite it being soft and sticky, it shows great resistance to tearing. This makes the rubber last longer instead of easy wear. All tires that use Black Chilli are handmade in Germany, at the Korbach Continental factory.

The Der Kaiser is a tire made for dry…

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2011 Continental Mountain King, X-King Tires

2011 continental mountain king x king tires   2011 Continental Mountain King, X King Tires

Continental will change the Mountain King tire in 2011, and also add a new race tire known as the X-King.

For the Continental 2011 Mountain King tire, they have removed the Endless Edge technology, and added side knobs, lugs, with various sizes and compounds. In the end, the Mountain King is more aggressive than the previous years.

For XC or All Mountain enthusiasts, the 2011 X-King tire is tailored for you. The tread is designed for the tires weight to be lighter and a smoother ride.

Both tires are available now at Continental retailers.

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