MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Protection 2015 vs
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014

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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 ProtectionIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Year 20152014
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 0100546TB96753400
TPI 4/240120
Compound Black ChiliException
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 645 grams560 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
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Continental Race King Protection 2015
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
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Continental Race King Protection 2015
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
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Continental Race King Protection 2015
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King ProtectionIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Measured Weight 629 grams583 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm51 mm
Measured Height 54 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.80 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.75 mmNot Tested


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King ProtectionIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 19.1 Watts30.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 19.7 Watts31.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 21.1 Watts33.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 23.3 Watts38.2 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.005730.00926
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.005910.00941
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.006320.01004
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.006980.01145
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Race King ProtectionIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Puncture Resistance Tread 127
Puncture Resistance Side 74


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King ProtectionIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 51 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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