CONTINENTAL SPRINTER TUBULAR TYRE
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Continental Sprinter Tubular Tire 28 Inch
Its function is in its name. The Sprinter is a fast tire for the shorter road events like criteriums. With a Kevlar reinforced nylon puncture protection breaker it is even more reliable without losing its terrific rolling qualities. Its flexible casing and the anti-skidding rubber mixture keeps the contact even in fast 90 degree bends. With its low weight and neutral slick-profile, it is most definitely the fastest tire on the last 400 meters.
Black Chili Compound
This unique tread rubber mixture which is only produced in Continental German factory has revolutionized bicycle tyres. The resultant compound showed a new relationship between grip and rolling resistance. This "Elevated level", as it was previously known, was given the name "Black Chili". The latest polymers, nanoscale soot particles and optimized fillers all guarantee a unique performance, from downhill MTB tyres to the time trial tyres of the ProTour, they are second to none in their respective areas. Black Chili Compound improves rolling resistance by 26% and provides 30% more grip than activated silica compounds. Premium tyres with Black Chili Compound also impress with higher mileage and unlike many multi-compounds, provide a constant ride from the first to the last kilometer.
Safety System Breaker
The Safety System Puncture Protection is made of a strong and tight Nylon fabrid. This fabric is additionally reinforced with Kevlar®. The result is a tire construction that is highly resistant against pinches and cuts. The Safety System protects the tire against debris, thorns and broken glass. The Safety System keeps the tire lightweight and flexible. It adapts to the rolling motion and keeps the rolling resistance low. The Safety System is build in between the tread and the casing. Here it protects the casing fabric and contributes to a long lifespan of the tire.