Continental Grand Prix Supersonic II road folding tire 700x20C 20-622 black

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    • Time trial in a new dimension
    • lowest rolling resistance with minimal weight
    • super-thin tread for maximum efficiency
    • flexible 330 TPI casing, uncompromisingly light, without additional puncture protection
    • excellent grip and efficient rolling thanks to BlackChili Compound; pure competition tire with reduced mileage
    • reduced mileage, limited puncture protection
    • excellent driving characteristics, excellent dry and wet adhesion
    • extremely low rolling resistance at tubular tyre level thanks to very low weight and design for particularly high air pressures
    • manufactured in Germany
    • Size: ETRTO 20-622 (700 x 20C)
    • Type: Folding tyres
    • Technique: Supersonic
    • Compound: Black Chili
    • Color: Black
    • Weight: 140 g
    • Pressure: 10.0 - 12.0 Bar
    • TPI: 3/330
    • TL Ready: no

    Black Chili Compound - The crucial balance. The rolling properties of the rubber compound of a tyre are primarily determined by three interacting factors – stiction [grip], rolling resistance and mileage [longevity] . The dilemma: If you improve any of these factors it can have a detrimental effect on at least one of the others. A tyre with maximum grip wears quicker and rolls more slowly. If you then make a tyre roll faster and more durable, grip, in turn, is reduced.
    With our BlackChili Compound, a tread compound which is always based on the latest knowledge of polymers and raw material research, we have supplied the cycling industry with an enduring solution. Depending on the application of a tyre, we adjust the compound formulation for the specific discipline – for road or mountain biking, time trialling or downhill racing.
    How does that work? For BlackChili, we refine special synthetic rubbers with proven natural rubber to high-performance tread mixtures. To these mixtures we then add soot particles, which in turn are optimised in shape and surface properties. The complex compound technology is so sensitive that tyres with BlackChili Compound are produced exclusively in our German Korbach plant.

    Supersonic - Lightweight and maximum acceleration characterise this technology. Time trial and track specialist benefit from it.
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