MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Continental Race King Protection 2020

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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
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
Year 20152020
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 01005180101473
EAN 4019238798128
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 635 grams605 grams
Min Air Pressure psi44 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi58 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
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
26x2.20
27,5x2.20
29x2.20
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Continental Race King Protection 2020
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Continental Race King Protection 2020
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Continental Race King Protection 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
Specified Weight 635 grams605 grams
Measured Weight 594 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 53 mm51 mm
Measured Height 52 mm (un-round)52 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm3.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.80 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 Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
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Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
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 Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King Protection
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
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)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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