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Continental Race Tube

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    • One Color, 42mm Presta
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    Light and tough.

    Continental’s Race Tube offers you a tough and lightweight solution when you’re trying to shave a few grams on race day. Compared to throwaway bulk tubes, the Race Tube offers substantial weight savings without sacrificing protection. Pair your carbon clinchers with Continental’s Race Tubes and don’t look back. 

    • Substantial weight savings over throwaway bulk tubes
    • Built to withstand roadside debris
    • Also offered in a 27in x 1-3/4in size, for your classic build
    • Item #CON0129

    Tech Specs

    Size
    700 x 18 - 25 mm, 27 x 1 .75 in
    Valve Type
    42 mm Presta, 60 mm Presta
    Recommended Use
    cycling
    Manufacturer Warranty
    limited
    Actual Weight
    One Color, 42mm Presta: 109g

    Tech Specs

    • Reviews
    • Q & A

    What do you think about this product?

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    Great tubes for any use.

    • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

    I use these tubes whether I'm racing or riding with my friends. I've used continental's tubes since I've been riding on the road and they have proved durable in any road or weather conditions. I will continue to buy these tubes.

    These Tubes are Garbage

      Sorry, nothing good to say about these Continental tubes, I recently purchased 3. The first two both held air until the stress of riding, the first went flat after 15 miles, the second went flat after 8 miles. Both developed holes on a seam opposite the valve. Not even going to try using the third one.

      Light and solid

      • Familiarity:I've used it several times

      I have been using these tubes since I started commuting daily, and I am very happy with how well they work. The stem is very sturdy and does not torque and break under pressure like cheaper tubes, and the powder coating ensures that you are experiencing minimal tubular resistance due to the tube getting stuck.

      Best tube for road use

      • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

      This is absolutely the best tube for lightweight clinchers if you want to keep weight down. I've been using for a couple of years and had no manufacturing flaws. It's thinner than most so you get a little air seepage, but you should pump up before each ride anyway.

      Awesome

      • Familiarity:I've used it several times

      Note: These tubes feature removable valve cores.

      On some websites cyclists are complaining that when using a screw on pump the removable valve core shoots off the stem when they unscrew the pump. That's because when installing the tube (fresh out of the box) the removable core is factory installed only finger tight. You will need a 4.5 mm metric wrench (or presta valve core tool) to tighten the core for the first time. This will allow for your plastic valve cap, or your screw on pump to be taken off your stem without the core flying off.

      NOTE: When tightening the core in the stem, hold the stem firmly and be careful not to twist or damage the stem base connection to the tube

      "Tube Steak"

      • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

      This is a great tube

      1st. it is a 20-25mm size so it will work for 23 & 25mm tires.

      2nd. It's a standard weight tube, durable and ideal for training rides.

      3rd. The best reason for my purchase, It has a removable valve core, a necessity for the new improved stem extenders (see ENVE brand) available on this website.

      4th. Now instead of buying tubes with 80mm. stems (@ $10.99 ea.) to fit my 60mm carbon wheel set. I can buy this tube with a 42mm stem at $6.00 ea.



      Quality Tube, Fair Price

      • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

      Use it mostly for training as a high quality, but less expensive option from conti. I really see no need to spend more on a lighter tube. Save the extra bucks for your pre-ride coffee, this is all you need.

      Best tubes for training and everyday use

      • Familiarity:I've put it through the wringer

      I don't race, but I do commute and ride on the weekends. These are hands down the best tubes I've used in my road bike and single speed. There are only a few different manufacturers of inner tubes, Kenda provides tubes to a ton of different brands, including Specialized, Trek, REI (Novara), BELL, and others. There are a few other popular brands, but Continentals seem to be much better than anything else out there, they hold air longer, resist puncturing better, and just feel nicer out of the box. Worth a few extra bucks to me, plus the yellow valve caps are tight.

      where are these tubes made?

      where are these tubes made?

      John,



      Most of the tubes made are manufactured in China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, and various other places. They are good tubes and I have never had a problem with them, if you need any more help or you have any other questions about anything else you can contact me directly at ececala@backcountry.com



      Thanks,

      Enrico