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Continental Attack Comp Tubular Road Tyre is no longer available at Merlin Cycles. However you may find an alternative or updated product below.

This item was discontinued 1st August 2019.

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Code: 019623
Continental Attack Comp front Tubular road tyre, 22mm.
The Continental Attack Comp (front) tubular tyre is designed to work with the Force Comp tubular tyre. The 22mm narrow Attack Comp does its work and provides improved aerodynamics as well as high agility through faster transition into corners.
  • TPI: 180
  • Weight: 240g
  • PSI rating: 115-170
  • Perfect partner is the Force Comp tubular tyre (rear)
  • Semi slick tread pattern for faster straight line speed
  • 22mm is developed for the specific front application
  • With Vectran Breaker and BlackChili technologies
  • Weight (g): 240
  • Tyre Bead: Tubular
  • Puncture Protection: Vectran Breaker
  • Tyre TPI: 180
  • Wheel Size: 700c (622)

Couple this with a higher service mileage and a higher level of comfort thanks to the wider casing, and you get a tubular which is especially forgiving with today's ultra stiff racing bikes.

Vectran™ Breaker
Vectran is a synthetically manufactured high-tech fibre from a natural model. Like spider silk, Vectran is a liquid-crystalline polymer (LCP). Vectran is spun from melted liquid polymer Vectra and processed further to a multi-strand thread. Spider silk, like Vectran, has an enormous tear resistance at a very low weight – exactly the right properties to process into a premium Continental bike tyre as a puncture protection insert. A Vectran Breaker is lighter, more flexible and protects more effectively against cuts than the comparable nylon breaker. Vectran Breaker does not adversely affect the rolling resistance.
BlackChili Compound
Continental refine newly developed synthetic rubbers with natural rubber with the proven high-performance tread compound. They use these rubbers with special nanometric carbon soot particles, which are optimized in shape and surface properties for best uses for the intended tyre. BlackChili Compound reaches an unprecedented of performance. Tyres with BlackChili Compound reach an unprecedented level of performance. Compared to the previous best Activated Silica Compound, BlackChili tyres have 26% less rolling resistance, a 30 % higher friction value (grip) and a 5 % increase in mileage.
TPS TyrePositioning System
The narrower front tyre (22mm) provides reduced wind resistance and better handling. An adhesion-optimised tread mixture supplies the necessary grip especially for wet cornering. The wider rear tyre (24mm) offers better traction thanks to a larger contact area and at the same time more comfort. Thanks to the fast rolling, optimised tread mixture and larger contact area on the rear tyre, wear is reduced. The result is a pioneering front and rear tyre system for road racing – to be found in Conti’s GP Attack and Force tyres/tubs.