Continental Race King Supersonic 2.0

This is the 'little brother' of the Continental Race King Supersonic 2.2.

Quick facts:

  • compound: black chilli (handmade in Germany)
  • weight: 426g (claimed weight 430g);
  • width: 54mm (on Crest and Podium MMX rims).

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Tyre Review - Continental Race King Supersonic 2.2

To celebrate the arrival of my new Fulcrum Red Metal Zero wheelset I also ordered a couple of Continental Race King Supersonics in 2.2 width.

Continental Supersonic Tubes

These tubes are absurdly thin, but extremely light at only 90g for the 26" presta valve versions.

Continental Twister Supersonic

These are Continental's ultimate weight weenie race tyres. They are only available in one size - a scant 1.9 and when inflated on the rim they do look small compared to the awesome X-King 2.4's.

Continental Race King Tubeless Setup Process

The Conti Race King Supersonics and Racesports can be a bit fiddly to get setup tubeless. Here's the procedure I use:

Continental X-King Racesport Tyres

2.4 Race Sport

Race Face Dues XC Crankset

175mm crank arms weigh 588g;