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The fastest to the finish: the Sprinter tubular tyre by Continental
Its name says it all. The sprinter by Continental is a specialist in circuit races. With its flexible carcass and Black Chili Compound the Sprinter holds its line even in 90° corners and catapults you into the last sprint so it can show what its true strength is: acceleration!
Product Line: Premium
Ground Conditions: street
Type: tubular tyre
Rubber Compound: BlackChili
Carcass: 180 tpi, 3 layers
Puncture Protection: SafetySystem Breaker
Version 26x22 mm
Dimension: 26 x 22 mm
Air Pressure: 10.0 - 12.0 bar
Factory Number: 0196150
- special tyre for circuit races and criteriums
- nylon puncture protection insert
- outstanding rolling characteristics
- flexible carcass
- extremely grippy BlackChili Compound for contact in fast 90° corners
- valve: SV, exchangeable, valve length 42 mm
- lightweight, quick acceleration
Continental Premium tyres are made or the highest performance. They use the latest technologies developed with the world's most successful athletes. The tyres are also handmade by experienced specialists in Korbach, Germany. Only the best materials is used for the highest quality and exceptional properties.
The running properties of the rubber compound of a tyre are largely determined by three interacting factors: static friction [grip], rolling resistance and mileage. The dilemma is that you improve one of these factors, and in turn, worsen at least one other factor. Black Chili Compound, the revolutionary compound from Continental, is based on the latest findings on polymer and other raw material research. For BlackChili, Continental redefined newly developed synthetic rubbers with natural rubber with the proven high performance tread compound. These rubbers are used with special nanometric carbon soot particles, which are optimized in shape and surface properties for best uses for the intended tyre. BlackChili Compound reaches an unprecedented level of performance. Compared to the previous best Activated Silica Compound, BlackChili tyres have 26 % less rolling resistance, a 30 % higher friction value [grip] and a 5 % increase in mileage. Whether on the road or mountain bike, speed and grip advantages are very noticeable. The complex compound technology is so sensitive that tyres with BlackChili Compound can only be produced exclusively in our German Korbach factory.
The SafetySystem Breaker is made up of Kevlar reinforced, high-strength nylon fabric. Puncture and cut resistant, but nevertheless light and flexible, the tyre adjusts quickly to the surface below. Without raising the weight or rolling resistance noticeably, it protects the carcass against foreign objects and contributes to a longer lifespan of the tyre. Tyres with the SafetySystem Breaker also provide good comfort properties.
- 1 x Continental Sprinter tubular tyre
-black / 26x22 mm : 260 g