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

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Mountain King II RaceSportMezcal
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
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 0100518111.3M3.19.55.111HD
EAN
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black Chili4C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 635 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure psi29 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi58 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
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
29x2.25
29x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport 2015
Vittoria Mezcal 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mountain King II RaceSportMezcal
Specified Weight 635 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 594 grams681 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 53 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.1 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.60 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm2.40 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 RaceSportMezcal
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
25.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00770
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
28.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00866
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
28.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00851
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
30.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00926
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 RaceSportMezcal
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


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