MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

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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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Year 20152015
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 010051811600385.01
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 635 grams520 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
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 3.00
27.5 x 2.80
27.5 x 2.60
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Specified Weight 635 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 594 grams540 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm55 mm
Measured Height 52 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm4.4 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.45 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.70 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 RaceSportRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
28.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00863
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
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 RaceSportRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


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


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