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    Conti Trail Kings Warping

    So I have had about 5 trail kings mostly 2.2 protection on the rear of my Mojo SL or Mojo HD warp. Often happens after an of camber landing but no burps and not the type of landing I would expect to burp on.

    The silver lining is that all of them have been warrantied. I am wondering if anyone has had this issue and if I went to the full UST if I would avoid this. I also may make the plung into the HansDampf world but I love the performance of the TrailKing just getting fed up with this issue of warping.

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    I just warped a new TK myself- slightly crooked landing at trail speed and now the casing is bent. The tire had maybe 100mi on it and was already losing chunks out of knobs, plus the sidewall is all ragged. My last pair of TKs lasted far longer- not too impressed with these new ones.

    Did you do the warranty through a shop?

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    Quote Originally Posted by norton05 View Post
    I just warped a new TK myself- slightly crooked landing at trail speed and now the casing is bent. The tire had maybe 100mi on it and was already losing chunks out of knobs, plus the sidewall is all ragged. My last pair of TKs lasted far longer- not too impressed with these new ones.

    Did you do the warranty through a shop?
    What size is the TK and is it on the front or rear? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mike_mtn View Post
    What size is the TK and is it on the front or rear? Thanks.
    2.2 Protection, in the rear. Same tire on both ends and the front has almost no wear, but the back looks like it has most of a season on it. First ride on 5/17, warped on 6/21.

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    Warp speed? I'd keep that tire..
    My name is Chris and I ride a Prophet 650b with a Lefty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norton05 View Post
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    Did you do the warranty through a shop?
    Yes warrantied them through the sites I bought them from (no one carries them local)

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    My 2.2 TK Protection developed a minor wobble after I flatted on a DH run and rode it out to the bottom of the hill. I can't say I'm too upset about it since the tire was nicely abused and the rim got a ding in it as well. That was last summer and since then the warp hasn't gotten any worse.

    Prior to that I'd been abusing them nicely, lots of stupid riding, botched landings, highside and lowside crashes, and none of that did anything to the tires. As far as I know mine were one of the first batches of the Protection version that came out last year.

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