MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Protection 2020 vs
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 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
  • Continental Speed King II RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Race King ProtectionSpeed King II RaceSport
Year 20202015
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 01014730100933
EAN 4019238798128
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 605 grams465 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi65 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 26x2.20
27,5x2.20
29x2.20
29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
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Continental Race King Protection 2020
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
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Continental Race King Protection 2020
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
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Continental Race King Protection 2020
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King ProtectionSpeed King II RaceSport
Specified Weight 605 grams465 grams
Measured Weight 588 grams467 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm49 mm
Measured Height 52 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm0.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.0 mm1.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.00 mm0.45 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.70 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King ProtectionSpeed King II RaceSport
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
16.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00504
15.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00453
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
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 ProtectionSpeed King II RaceSport
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King ProtectionSpeed King II RaceSport
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Race King Protection
  • Continental Speed King II RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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