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Continental Der Kaiser Tyre

Fast all rounder for serious downhill and enduro riding with two casings to choose from

Recommended Use: Enduro Downhill

Description

What technology does it use in its construction?

The Der Kaiser comes in Continental's proprietary Black Chili compound as standard, delivering unprecedented levels of grip, rolling resistance and longevity, paired with either of the two casings on offer tailoring to your discipline. DH 6-Ply casing with APEX reinforcement for the harshest of terrains where protection is prioritised over speed, or the Enduro 4-Ply casing with ProTection Apex reinforcement, where reliable puncture protection is offered without significantly increasing weight.

What is the intended use?

Developed and used by the UCI World Cup and EWS athletes, the Der Kaiser is designed as an Enduro and Downhill allround race tyre, better suited to drier conditions performing best on a mixture of terrains. The ramped leading edges of the centre knobs provide good rolling speed, whilst delivering phenominal braking traction both descending and in turns, thanks to the tall shoulders of the aggressive tread pattern.

Our verdict

A fantastic MTB tyre from the Continental range, offering an optimal blend of speed and traction across a wide range of terrains.

Details & Technology

Casing (choose from the following)

  • Apex DH

    Special downhill casing designed to give the ultimate protection and stability when the going gets rough. 6 360 TPI layers undet the tread and 4 240 TPI layers in the sidewalls.

  • ProTection Apex

    Enduro specific casing designed to give hard hitting protection but keep the rolling weight lower. A protection layer sandwiched between 240tpi layers with extra 180tpi layers under the tread

Compound

  • Black Chili MTB

    Black Chili is continental's signature compound, and uses the latest knowledge and technological advancements to maximise grip and traction while keeping it fast rolling and durable. Depending on the intended use of the tyre, the blend is adjusted from gravity orientated soft grip, all the way up to fast rolling race tyres

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