MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 2020 vs
Michelin Jet XCR 2020

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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
  • Michelin Jet XCR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMichelin
Model Cross King ProtectionJet XCR
Year 20202020
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 0101471492256
EAN 40192387980433528704922567
TPI 3/1803x150
Compound Black ChiliGum-X2D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 640 grams600 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi58 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 26x2.20
26x2.30
27.5x2.20
27.5x2.30
29x2.20
29x2.30
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Michelin Jet XCR 2020
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Michelin Jet XCR 2020
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Michelin Jet XCR 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Cross King ProtectionJet XCR
Specified Weight 640 grams600 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams627 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm (un-round)56 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 53 mm57 mm
Measured Height 52 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm1.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
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 ProtectionJet XCR
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Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
29.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00869
33.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00995
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 ProtectionJet XCR
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Cross King ProtectionJet XCR
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Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Cross King Protection
  • Michelin Jet XCR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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