MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Protection 2015 vs
Kenda Small Block Eight 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
  • Kenda Small Block Eight
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalKenda
Model Race King ProtectionSmall Block Eight
Year 20152015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0100546K1047 212509
EAN
TPI 4/240120
Compound Black ChiliDTC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62254-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.10
Specified Weight 645 grams580 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi80 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.10
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Continental Race King Protection 2015
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
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Continental Race King Protection 2015
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
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Continental Race King Protection 2015
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King ProtectionSmall Block Eight
Specified Weight 645 grams580 grams
Measured Weight 629 grams589 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm50 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm50 mm
Measured Height 54 mm50 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.80 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.75 mm1.40 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King ProtectionSmall Block Eight
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 19.1 Watts25.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 19.7 Watts27.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 21.1 Watts30.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 23.3 Watts35.6 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.005730.00764
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.005910.00809
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.006320.00905
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.006980.01067
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Race King ProtectionSmall Block Eight
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King ProtectionSmall Block Eight
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Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Race King Protection
  • Kenda Small Block Eight
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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