MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014

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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
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King Protection 2015Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Year 20152014
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 010054611600256.01
EAN
TPI 4/240127
Compound Black ChiliPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 645 grams535 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi54 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
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Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
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Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King Protection 2015Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Specified Weight 645 grams535 grams
Measured Weight 629 grams534 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.80 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.75 mmNot Tested

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King Protection 2015Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
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
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
21.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00632
21.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00635
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
23.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00698
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
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 2015Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King Protection 2015Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Race King Protection 2015
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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