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

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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
  • Michelin Force AM
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

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
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Manufacturer Part Number 0100518
EAN
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
Specified Weight 635 grams760 grams
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


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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)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
28.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00863
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
31.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00950
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
33.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01007
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
37.4 Watts
CRR: 0.01121
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 RaceSportForce AM
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportForce AM
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Mountain King II RaceSport
  • Michelin Force AM
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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