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Continental Race Tube

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  • 700x18-25mm, 42mm Presta
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  • 700x18-25mm, 60mm Presta
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Race Tube

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

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

Tech Specs

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>Rating: 3

One good and one bad

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
True to size
Height
5` 9"
Weight
160 lbs

I bought 3 tubes and have only used 2 so far. I had a flat on my ride today so put in a new tube and it immediately went flat. Upon inspection I determined there was a crack in the tube on a fold. I put in a second tube and fortunately it worked fine but one defective plus a wasted CO2 cartridge and took twice as long to do the repair. Hopefully this was just a fluke.

>Rating: 3

These tubes are heavy

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size
Height
6` 0"
Weight
180 lbs

Probably OK if you have thin tires and are tired of leaks. but they are heavy and should not be advertised as racing tubes.

>Rating: 1

tube split at 100 psi

Just bought two of these tubes and installed one this morning. Pumped up the tire to 100 psi and when I came out this evening, the tire was flat. Pulled it from the wheel and saw that it had split down the seam near the valve. Split was a good 1+ inches long.

>Rating: 1

Defective

Opened a tube today after a flat. Spent forever trying to pump it up. Turns out this fresh tube was riddled with holes! Defective junk.

>Rating: 4

Perfect!

They are a little bit big but good enough. I totally recommend this tube!

>Rating: 5

Reliable Tubes

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I've put many miles on these tubes and their reliability has made them my go to. Can't go wrong with these.

>Rating: 5

Great tubes

These tubes hold the high pressure needed for road cycling,the are compact for easy carrying on your ride.

>Rating: 5

Great tubes

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

These are high quality tubes and definitely worth having a few spares in your saddle bag and garage.

>Rating: 5

Tubes

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

Good tubes for a good price

>Rating: 5

Great Tubes!

I love these tubes, I’ve been riding them for years. Very dependable.

>Rating: 5

Good tube

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I bought 3, first day using one I got a nail on my tired, "Bad luck" change it to my 2nd pair so far I've ridden 500+ miles on it! Love it!

>Rating: 5

Seams are good

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Some say the seams are bad and it seems that is wrong. I have used these many times and never an issue. They are a little thicker too, just a little added extra protection. Use them, like them, love them

>Rating: 5

Works like a tube should

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

Standard tube that holds air and keeps my tires rolling! Big fan of Continental.

>Rating: 1

Junk 3 of 4 blow in one week. Bad seams!

Don't buy these online (from here) to be safe. I love these tubes and have run them for years but CC is selling bad product. A bad batch..... 3 of the 4 I bought blew in a week. LBS showed me how the seams were splitting and I was only loading them up to a pre-set pressure of 100 PSI. Total garbage. Never buying tubes online again....

>Rating: 5

As described

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Product was as described, arrived quickly, and the price was right.

>Rating: 5

Great Tubes at a Killer Price

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Bought these while on sale for a killer deal. Good lightweight tubes that do their intended job with no issues.

>Rating: 5

Rubbery Goodness

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I needed a tube that would work on my 28c tires and my 50mm rims. BOOM this tube does exactly that. Good weight, great quality control, no issues. I patch and reuse tubes so it is important to start with a good tube, to begin with. Stoked on Conti! I purchased the 25-32 60mm

>Rating: 5

Would buy again

As tubes go, you can't do much better than this. If i raced on the road more, I'd consider the lighter ones, but on a training bike, I wanted the extra security of slightly thicker rubber.

>Rating: 5

Holds air in tire so I can ride bike

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Does its intended job. Would buy again

>Rating: 4

Great Tubes!

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Really nice balance of performance, weight and price. I do like the nicer washer and cap vs. a similar kenda or q-tube.

>Rating:

If I have 25mm tires should I get the 18-25 or 25-32?

Hey Gray, You could with either tube. The 18-25 would save a bit of weight. It is up to you though. they will both work with those tires.

Hey Gray, I sized up to the 25-32 on my 25s. My fiance rides with bigger tires, so I figured it makes sense for a backup tube in case either of us have a flat. Seems to work well for me!

>Rating:

I am riding Gatorskin 28mm tires. Does this mean I should get the 700x25-32mm?

yes that is correct

>Rating:

Do these tubes come with removable cores?

Yes

>Rating:

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

The ones I have of this specific model are made in China and were ordered last year. This is a higher quality tube than most regardless of the country of origin. I feel this is a better tube for the money than Maxxis, Kenda, Giant, Bontrager or Specialized at this price point. Good seams and very consistent fitment, plus a very good valve.