MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar 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
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Mountain King II RaceSportHans Dampf PaceStar
Year 20152017
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010051811600362.02
EAN
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62260-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.35
Specified Weight 635 grams850 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
29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar 2017
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar 2017
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Mountain King II RaceSportHans Dampf PaceStar
Specified Weight 635 grams850 grams
Measured Weight 594 grams815 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm56 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm60 mm
Measured Height 52 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm3.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm5.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.80 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.85 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Mountain King II RaceSportHans Dampf 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
21.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00656
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
27.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00812
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 RaceSportHans Dampf PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportHans Dampf PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental Mountain King II RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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