MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Protection 2015 vs
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Race King ProtectionArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Year 20152016
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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Part Number 0100546TB96742100
TPI 4/240120
Compound Black Chili3C MaxxSpeed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62256-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 645 grams720 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi60 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
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Continental Race King Protection 2015
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
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Continental Race King Protection 2015
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
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Continental Race King Protection 2015
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King ProtectionArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Measured Weight 629 grams759 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.80 mm0.70 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.75 mm1.50 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King ProtectionArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 19.1 Watts25.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 19.7 Watts27.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 21.1 Watts29.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 23.3 Watts35.1 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.005730.00776
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.005910.00815
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.006320.00896
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.006980.01052
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Race King ProtectionArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Puncture Resistance Tread 127
Puncture Resistance Side 75


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King ProtectionArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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