MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Mountain King II RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Year 20152015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 010051811600657
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 635 grams575 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 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Measured Weight 594 grams573 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm53 mm
Measured Height 52 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm1.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.40 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 28.8 Watts18.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 28.9 Watts19.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 29.6 Watts20.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 31.5 Watts22.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.008630.00555
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008660.00579
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008870.00600
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009440.00668
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 98
Puncture Resistance Side 66


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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