MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Michelin Force AM 2017

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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 ContinentalMichelin
Model Mountain King II RaceSportForce AM
Year 20152017
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 0100518
TPI 3/1803x60
Compound Black ChiliGum-X3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 635 grams760 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi58 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
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
26x2.25
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
29x2.25
29x2.35
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Michelin Force AM 2017
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Michelin Force AM 2017
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Michelin Force AM 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportForce AM
Measured Weight 594 grams781 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm58 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.95 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm2.10 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportForce AM
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 28.8 Watts30.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 28.9 Watts31.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 29.6 Watts33.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 31.5 Watts37.4 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.008630.00923
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008660.00950
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008870.01007
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009440.01121
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportForce AM
Puncture Resistance Tread 910
Puncture Resistance Side 67


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportForce AM
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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