MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 2020 vs
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015

Facebook like buttonTwitter like buttonEmail share button

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
  • Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Cross King ProtectionThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Year 20202015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Buy At Ad Amazon.comAd Amazon.com
Manufacturer Part Number 010147111600657
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 grams575 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi54 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 26x2.20
26x2.30
27.5x2.20
27.5x2.30
29x2.20
29x2.30
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
Image
Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
Image
Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
Image
Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Cross King ProtectionThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Specified Weight 640 grams575 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams573 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm53 mm
Measured Height 52 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm1.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.00 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mm1.40 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Cross King ProtectionThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
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
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
20.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00600
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
29.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00869
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 ProtectionThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Cross King ProtectionThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
Buy At Ad Amazon.comAd Amazon.com
  • Continental Cross King Protection
  • Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


Get updates on new articles