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Lighter, Thinner, Spinners

I went looking for a Continental tyre with a bit less rolling resistance, so I came from the Mountain King Supersonic 26x2.4s to the Continental Race King Black Chili ProTection Tire - 26in and was pretty stoked. I didn't feel a whole ton of grip difference on slightly rocky to tacky dirt while getting that extra push from less of an area of tyre on the ground.

The grip even extended to some of the more rocky areas, which was a joy for me. But, it did seem to get bogged down a bit in slightly sandy areas and where the super dry dirt has turned to dust. Will update once mud has been brought into the mix.