MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 2020 vs
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Continental Cross King Protection
  • Continental Race King RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Cross King ProtectionRace King RaceSport
Year 20202014
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 01014710100545
EAN 4019238798043
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 640 grams540 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi65 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 26x2.20
26x2.30
27.5x2.20
27.5x2.30
29x2.20
29x2.30
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Cross King ProtectionRace King RaceSport
Specified Weight 640 grams540 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams497 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm51 mm
Measured Height 52 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm2.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.00 mm0.45 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mm1.70 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Cross King ProtectionRace King RaceSport
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
20.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00600
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
29.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00869
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
Use the formula: RR (Watts) = CRR * speed (m/s) * load (N) to calculate rolling resistance at a given speed and load.

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Cross King ProtectionRace King RaceSport
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Cross King ProtectionRace King RaceSport
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Cross King Protection
  • Continental Race King RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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