With over 100 years of experience in developing and manufacturing bicycle tyres, Continental are revered as a market leader in the cycling industry. You’ll find a wide range of Continental cycling tyres, tubes and associated products on BikeExchange.
Established in 1871, German company Continental is a pioneer in the manufacture and development of bicycle tyres. Transferring technological advancements found in its successful automotive arm has been integral to the company’s continued success in the cycling industry.
Continental develops all of its tyres in house and are continually searching for efficiency gains across its vast range of tyres. Notable innovations include ProTection reinforced sidewall technology and the company’s Black Chili compound. Used in both on and off-road models, Black Chili combines the latest in advanced silica and polymer technology with raw materials to make a rubber compound that improves grip and rolling resistance without sacrificing durability.
The brand’s extremely popular GP4000s II road bike tyres are revered as a gold standard, adorning the wheels of riders of all abilities and are notably favoured by riders and teams in the WorldTour peloton.
Mountain bike and touring tyres are also extremely popular thanks to impressive puncture resistance coupled with impressive traction. For the touring tyres, Continental’s high mileage durability is highly favoured too.