MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Cross King Protection 2020 vs
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0 2017

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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
  • Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Cross King ProtectionMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Year 20202017
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 0101471111.3M3.32.55.611HD
EAN 4019238798043
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black Chili4C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 640 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi29 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi58 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 26x2.20
26x2.30
27.5x2.20
27.5x2.30
29x2.20
29x2.30
29x2.35
29x2.25,29x2.10
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
26x2.10
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0 2017
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0 2017
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Continental Cross King Protection 2020
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Cross King ProtectionMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Specified Weight 640 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams712 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm55 mm
Measured Height 52 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.6 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.7 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.00 mm0.75 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mm1.90 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 ProtectionMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
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
19.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00582
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
29.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00869
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
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 ProtectionMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Cross King ProtectionMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Cross King Protection
  • Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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