MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Performance 2015 vs
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019

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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
  • Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Race King PerformanceBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Year 20152019
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 015003611A.00.016
EAN 8022530017411
TPI 3/180120
Compound PureGrip4C G+ 2.0
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 660 grams680 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 55 psi psi
Made In ChinaThailand
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
29x2.35
29x2.60
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
26x2.10
26x2.25
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Continental Race King Performance 2015
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Continental Race King Performance 2015
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Continental Race King Performance 2015
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Race King PerformanceBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Specified Weight 660 grams680 grams
Measured Weight 669 grams717 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.45 mm2.30 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Race King PerformanceBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
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
23.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00707
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
22.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00683
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
26.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00788
30.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00899
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 PerformanceBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 3 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King PerformanceBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Race King Performance
  • Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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