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Continental Contact 700 Tire

    Continental Contact 700 Tire

    The Continental Contact tire is a wonderful choice for all-around touring or commuting on city streets. See details

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    The Continental Contact tire is a wonderful choice for all-around touring or commuting on city streets.

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    The Continental Contact tire is a wonderful choice for all-around touring or commuting on city streets.

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    The Continental Contact tire is a wonderful choice for all-around touring or commuting on city streets.

    • Safety System puncture protection utilizes a polyamide nylon belt directly under the tread strip, making the tires virtually impervious to puncture and road debris
    • Rubber compound features a mix of carbon and silica as the main agents; carbon aids tread life while the silica boosts grip levels
    • Flexible shoulder lugs and fine sipes enhance grip in turns and on loose surfaces
    • Tire is grooved to channel water from center to side threads for improved traction on wet roads
    • Please note: although the tire sidewall may state "28 x 1 1/4 x 1 3/4" on it, please be assured that the tire will fit 700c rims


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    View specs for sizes: 700 /32, 700 /37

    Continental Contact 700 Tire Specs
    700 /32700 /37
    Best use
    Road cyclingRoad cycling
    180 tpi180 tpi
    Semi-slick treadSemi-slick tread
    70 pounds per square inch45 pounds per square inch
    550 grams660 grams
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    Continental Contact 700 Tire

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    Continental Contact 700 Tireis rated4.2out of5by5.
    Rated5out of5byfromSuper Tire!!The best tire for the money! Especially if you can get 20% off.I decided to write a review of this product as it was one of the Hi-lites of my 2010 XC trip. . You can't go wrong. 4500 miles= 0 Flats. Some of it's luck I know but allot of the credit I'm sure is the tire. I did replace the rear tire in Minneapolis with about 2600 miles on it as it was getting a little warn and I still had 2000 miles to go. I know if I went with the 37 instead of the 32 tire wear wouldn't of been a issue. But there is noticeable rolling resistance so thats my reason to go with the 32. Cons=0, no defects, no flats.
    Date published: 2014-01-04
    Rated2out of5byfromWill crush your touring dreamsIMHO does not protect better than basic tires. During Cali- Florida tour put these on in Phoenix. Had a 32c front, 37c rear, rear went flat 3 times in 1 day from metal semi tire belting shards. 12 flats over 1500 miles. Also used Conti Touring Plus, equally poor results on GF's bike. Transcontinental bike tourist will never buy Continental again.
    Date published: 2013-12-23
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat all around road tire. Zero flats!Great all around tire for commuting. Recommended.
    Date published: 2013-08-04
    Rated4out of5byfromBetter than Schwalbe MarathonThis is a great tire for riding around town, commuting and light touring. This tire came with my Surly LHT, and I rode it for two years and had one flat. I replaced it with Schwalbe, but then went back to Contis. Contacts are not as long-lasting as Schwalbe Marathons, but in every other area they're superior: more comfortable to ride on, much better grip on wet surfaces, fewer flats, and easier to get on/off rims.
    Date published: 2013-05-24
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat so farI had been averaging a flat about every 3 weeks with the tires that came with my Trek DS 8.2. I bought one of these for the back and haven't had a flat in 5 months. After getting a flat on the old front tire, I replaced that with a Contact 700 about a month ago--so far no flats. My commute features broken glass and other debris along the way, so I'm really impressed with these tires so far. I can't comment on the durability yet as I only have about 700 miles on the back tire. But I would definitely recommend these tires.
    Date published: 2013-05-01

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