MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 2020 vs
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 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 Tubeless
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Cross King ProtectionRace 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
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 Tubeless 2014
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Cross King ProtectionRace 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


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Cross King ProtectionRace King RaceSport Tubeless
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)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
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
16.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00486
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
29.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00869
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 Result (higher is better)
Model Cross King ProtectionRace King RaceSport Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Cross King ProtectionRace King RaceSport Tubeless
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Cross King Protection
  • 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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