MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Mountain King II RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
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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Part Number 0100518TB96753400
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliException
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 635 grams560 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
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
26 x 2.20
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Measured Weight 594 grams583 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm52 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 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mmNot Tested


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 28.8 Watts30.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 28.9 Watts31.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 29.6 Watts33.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 31.5 Watts38.2 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.008630.00926
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008660.00941
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008870.01004
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009440.01145
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Puncture Resistance Tread 97
Puncture Resistance Side 64


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 51 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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