MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017

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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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King Protection 2015Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Year 20152017
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 010054611600385.02
EAN
TPI 4/240127
Compound Black ChiliAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 645 grams520 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi54 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29x2.10
29x2.25
27.5x2.25
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Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Race King Protection 2015 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Race King Protection 2015Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Specified Weight 645 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 629 grams556 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.75 mm1.60 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Race King Protection 2015Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
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Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
21.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00632
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
23.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00698
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
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 2015Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King Protection 2015Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Race King Protection 2015
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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