MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014

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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 RaceSport Tubeless
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 RaceSport Tubeless
Year 20152014
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 01005180100545
EAN
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 635 grams540 grams
Min Air Pressure psi 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
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King RaceSport Tubeless
Specified Weight 635 grams540 grams
Measured Weight 594 grams497 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm51 mm
Measured Height 52 mm53 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 mm0.45 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.70 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRace King RaceSport Tubeless
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)None (60 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
28.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00863
15.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00465
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
16.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00486
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
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 RaceSport Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points4 Points

Conclusion


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


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