MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 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 Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
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 010051811600251.03
EAN
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 635 grams630 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi54 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
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.25
29x2.35
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Specified Weight 635 grams630 grams
Measured Weight 594 grams711 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm55 mm
Measured Height 52 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.05 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.75 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 RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
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
22.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00662
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
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 RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Mountain King II RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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