MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 29x2.2 2020 vs
Schwalbe Thunder Burt Super Ground Addix Speed 2021




Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Thunder Burt Super Ground Addix Speed
Year 20202021
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 010147111600657.02
EAN 40192387980434026495879750
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 640 grams615 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
29x2.10
29x2.25
29x2.35
27.5x2.10
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Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Thunder Burt Super Ground Addix Speed
Specified Weight 640 grams615 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams680 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 53 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm (un-round)51 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm1.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm3.9 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mm1.60 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


Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Thunder Burt Super Ground Addix Speed
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Inner Tube None (40 ml sealant)None (40 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
13.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00417
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
15.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00471
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 29x2.2Thunder Burt Super Ground Addix Speed
Total Puncture Score Tread 32 Points26 Points
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 mm1.6 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
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Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Static Grip Test Results


Static Grip Test Results (higher is better)
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Thunder Burt Super Ground Addix Speed
Wet Grip Average 66 Points56 Points
Wet Grip Center Members OnlyMembers Only
Wet Grip Edge Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm1.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm3.9 mm
Grip in points = coefficient of friction * 100
Wet Grip Test and Off-Road Tires (info)

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Cross King Protection 29x2.2Thunder Burt Super Ground Addix Speed
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3.3 / 54.5 / 5
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