MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Continental Race King Protection 2015

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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 Mountain King II RaceSport
  • Continental Race King Protection
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
Year 20152015
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 01005180100546
TPI 3/1804/240
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 635 grams645 grams
Min Air Pressure psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 29 x 2.40
29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.40
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.40
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Continental Race King Protection 2015
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Continental Race King Protection 2015
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Continental Race King Protection 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
Measured Weight 594 grams629 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm51 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm2.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.80 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.75 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 28.8 Watts19.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 28.9 Watts19.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 29.6 Watts21.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 31.5 Watts23.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.008630.00573
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008660.00591
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008870.00632
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009440.00698
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points7 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Mountain King II RaceSport
  • Continental Race King Protection
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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