MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016

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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
  • Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Mountain King II RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Year 20152016
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 010051811600805
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliOneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62260-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.35
Specified Weight 635 grams440 grams
Min Air Pressure psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi50 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
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 2.35
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Specified Weight 635 grams440 grams
Measured Weight 594 grams458 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm57 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm57 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm0.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm0.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.10 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 RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
28.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00863
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
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 RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental Mountain King II RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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