Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire

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Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire
The Continental Sport Contact road tire turns any bike into a speedster. Get Continental performance in City/Urban bike sizes. Enjoy the comfort of a larger sized tire without sacraficing speed, the Sport Contact has a 3-ply 180 tpi casing similar to race tires.
  • The 700c version helps the bike messenger meet those deadlines while the 26" version gets any fitness rider into a speed frenzy
  • All this added speed for your bike with zero detriment to puncture protection and reliability
  • Extremely fine and durable casing plies, SafetySystem puncture protection and reflector strips are all integral parts in the Sport Contact road tire
Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire
  • WEIGHT 460g
  • SIZE(S) 700x28, 700x32, 700x37
  • TPI 60
  • BEAD Wire
  • MAX. PSI Max PSI 80 for 26", 102 for 700x28 and 85 for 700x32 and 700x38.
  • TIRE TYPE
  • Rating 4

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Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire
 
4.2

(based on 10 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Versatile (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Commuting/city (7)
  • Road biking (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (4), Avid cyclist (3)
    • Cycling Style:
    • Speed oriented (7), Comfort oriented (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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4.0

Great purchase.

By Lou

from Orange County, CA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Commuting/City

    Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

    Used in city traffic and on paved bike trails. Great feel for the road with a slight bit more comfort added. Great for navigating the cityscape of potholes and sidewalks. No significant drag whatsoever compared to the 25c's that were on the bicycle.

    • Cycling Style:
    • Speed Oriented
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Comfort in a hurry

    By Buck

    from Southern Maine, y'all.

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Commuting/City
      • Nice road tire. Quite stable.Reflective sidewall

      Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

      Trustee on Eastern Trail (Maine) On-road/off road. These tires work well. Continentals are so Continental.

      • Cycling Style:
      • Comfort Oriented
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      excellent tires would buy again

      By Ed

      from florida

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting/City
          • Road Biking

          Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

          item as described

          • Cycling Style:
          • Speed Oriented
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          3.0

          Perhaps I got a bad one

          By Silver rudy

          from Silver spring

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Commuting/City
              • Road Biking

              Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

              700x37 seemed really wide. Ordered two. One mounted without an issue. 2nd was impossible and after finger blisters and 4(!) wasted tubes I gave up. Did test by swapping them and same issue with that one tire which was clearly different. Returned both and ordered Nashbar's streetwise 700x35 -- and I am a happy man!

              • Cycling Style:
              • Speed Oriented

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Size Mis-marked: 32 wide is actually 28 wide.

              By Jeff

              from Santa Cruz, CA

              About Me Avid Cyclist

              Pros

              • Well built. Quick rolling and turning.

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Commuting/City
                • Road Biking

                Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

                I'd recommend this to a friend as a great fairly racy tire at its price, but ONLY rider the 32 if they need a 28 wide. The 32 came marked 800 x 1 1/4 x 1 3/4 (I assume this is nominal diameter, width, and height respectively. However, the "32" measured 28.5mm wide while inflated on a 23mm wide rim - so an extra narrow rim was no factor. It also had the height profile of a 28, not a 32. While it's not uncommon for tires to be a bit under or over-sized, this one was clearly built mislabeled. Perhaps that's why the price is so low for a well made tire.

                I'd consider ordering the "37 wide", but have no idea of the actual measurement.

                • Cycling Style:
                • Comfort Oriented
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                A World of Difference

                By Maître d' Mike

                from Myrtle Beach, SC

                About Me Commuter

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Road Biking

                  Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

                  These tires replaced the stock 24mm, inexpensive slicks which came with my low-medium grade fixed wheel road bike. I have ridden fixed as my preferred setup for years, but an unexpected move to the South Carolina countryside meant about 30-37% of my commute is now on the shoulders in conditions ranging from a bit of hardpack to loose, sandy soil. Other parts are on the edges of divided highways and even some sidewalk.

                  These tires do it all for me, and with heavy tubes, I've had no flats from thistle burrs or road hazards.

                  And they are wonderfully smooth riding.

                  • Cycling Style:
                  • Speed Oriented
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  great tires

                  By Enjoy the ride

                  from Turlock, CA

                  About Me Commuter

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To M Ount
                  • Protective Layer

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Commuting/City

                    Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

                    I have had good experience w/ Conti brand tires. Use these for my commuter bike. found them easy to mount, thicker than Conti ultra sport on tread thickness, they roll fast. So far no flats riding over road debris daily. High marks all around.

                    • Cycling Style:
                    • Speed Oriented
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    road tyre

                    By Paul

                    from Houston

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Road Biking

                        Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

                        Good tyres for reduced rolling resistance. Put them on my mountain bike for taking part in a road tour and it made a big difference.

                        • Cycling Style:
                        • Comfort Oriented
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        GREAT TIRES!

                        By marinalinnsgymapparel

                        from El Centro California

                        About Me Avid Cyclist

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Lightweight
                        • Speed
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

                            I put these tires to my mountain bike. I could really see the difference when riding on the streets. The speed is significant compared to the tires my mountain bike used to have. I really recommend them, they are great!

                            • Cycling Style:
                            • Speed Oriented
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Commute and Be Seen

                            By Ride to work

                            from Dallas, TX

                            About Me Avid Cyclist

                            See all my reviews

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Commuting/City
                                • Road Biking

                                Comments about Continental Sport Contact City-Road Tire:

                                Put the 26" on my commuter mountain bike and run them at 65-80 lbs. Between side walks and parking lots i have to ride thru grass and dirt trails, i have to be careful in those areas, these tires are for street use. I have to be careful in some wet areas but they are fine on wet streets. The reflective sidewall is great. They are fast!

                                • Cycling Style:
                                • Speed Oriented
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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