MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 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
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSpecialized
Model Mountain King II RaceSportS-Works Fast Trak
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 01005180012-4056
EAN
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black Chili60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 635 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
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 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportS-Works Fast Trak
Specified Weight 635 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 594 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm3.1 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.50 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 RaceSportS-Works Fast Trak
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
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
24.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00746
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
28.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00839
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 RaceSportS-Works Fast Trak
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mountain King II RaceSportS-Works Fast Trak
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental Mountain King II RaceSport
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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