MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 2020 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
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 010147111600251.02
EAN 4019238798043
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 640 grams605 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi54 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
29x2.35
29x2.25
29x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
26x2.25
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Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 2020
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 2020
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 2020
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Specified Weight 640 grams605 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams602 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 53 mm55 mm
Measured Height 52 mm (un-round)52 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyNo Data
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mmNo Data
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 Protection 29x2.2Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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
20.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00624
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
29.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00869
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
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 29x2.2Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Total Puncture Score Tread 32 PointsNo Data
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 mmNo Data
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 29x2.2Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3.0 / 55.0 / 5
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