MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 2020 vs
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

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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
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSpecialized
Model Cross King ProtectionS-Works Fast Trak
Year 20202016
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 01014710012-4056
EAN 4019238798043
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black Chili60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 640 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
Available Sizes 26x2.20
26x2.30
27.5x2.20
27.5x2.30
29x2.20
29x2.30
29 x 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Cross King ProtectionS-Works Fast Trak
Specified Weight 640 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm3.1 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.00 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mm1.70 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Cross King ProtectionS-Works Fast Trak
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
24.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00746
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
29.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00869
28.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00839
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 ProtectionS-Works Fast Trak
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Cross King ProtectionS-Works Fast Trak
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Cross King Protection
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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