MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 2020 vs
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014

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 29x2.2 *
  • Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless *
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Race King RaceSport Tubeless
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 55-62257-622
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 Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 26x2.20
26x2.30
27.5x2.20
27.5x2.30
27.5x2.60
27.5x2.80
29x2.20
29x2.30
29x2.20
29x2.00
27.5x2.20
26x2.20
26x2.00
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Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 2020
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
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Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 2020
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
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Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 2020
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Race King RaceSport Tubeless
Specified Weight 640 grams540 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams497 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm (un-round)55 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 53 mm51 mm
Measured Height 52 mm (un-round)55 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm2.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mm1.70 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Race King RaceSport Tubeless
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Inner Tube None (40 ml sealant)None (60 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
16.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00486
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 Results (higher is better)
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Race King RaceSport Tubeless
Total Puncture Score Tread 32 Points29 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 1.9 mm1.7 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Race King RaceSport Tubeless
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 *
  • Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless *
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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