MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019

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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
  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
Year 20152019
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 0100518ETB00046300
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliDual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"28"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 635 grams670 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi60 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
29x2.25
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019

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 RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
Measured Weight 594 grams680 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm56 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm1.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.50 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 RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 28.8 Watts22.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 28.9 Watts23.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 29.6 Watts26.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 31.5 Watts31.1 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.008630.00662
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008660.00710
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008870.00794
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009440.00932
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points6 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Mountain King II RaceSport
  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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