MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 2020 vs
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015

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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 X-King RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Cross King ProtectionX-King RaceSport
Year 20202015
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 01014710100531
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 grams555 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 2.40
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
27.5 2.00
26 x 2.40
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Cross King ProtectionX-King RaceSport
Specified Weight 640 grams555 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams564 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm52 mm
Measured Height 52 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.00 mm0.55 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mm1.80 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 ProtectionX-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
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
22.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00683
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
29.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00869
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
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 ProtectionX-King RaceSport
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Cross King ProtectionX-King RaceSport
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Cross King Protection
  • Continental X-King RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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