MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Performance 2015 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin 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 Race King Performance
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin 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 MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 015003611600385.02
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound PureGripAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 660 grams520 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 55 psi54 psi
Made In ChinaIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.00
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
29x2.10
29x2.25
27.5x2.25
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Continental Race King Performance 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Race King Performance 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Race King Performance 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Specified Weight 660 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 669 grams556 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.45 mm1.60 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
22.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00683
20.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00612
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
26.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00788
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
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 Race King PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 3 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Race King Performance
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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