MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015 vs
Continental Race King Sport 2015

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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 Protection 2015
  • Continental Race King Sport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Race King Protection 2015Race King Sport
Year 20152015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighLow
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Manufacturer Part Number 01005460100203
EAN
TPI 4/2403/84
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 645 grams750 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi55 psi
Made In GermanyChina
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
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Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015
Continental Race King Sport 2015
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Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015
Continental Race King Sport 2015
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Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015
Continental Race King Sport 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Race King Protection 2015Race King Sport
Specified Weight 645 grams750 grams
Measured Weight 629 grams712 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm51 mm
Measured Height 54 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.80 mm0.70 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.75 mm2.15 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 Protection 2015Race King Sport
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
23.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00689
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
21.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00632
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
23.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00698
27.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00809
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 Protection 2015Race King Sport
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King Protection 2015Race King Sport
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Race King Protection 2015
  • Continental Race King Sport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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