MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Protection 2020 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

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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
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King ProtectionRacing Ralph Performance
Year 20202012
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewUsed
Mileage 0 km3000 km
Price Range HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 0101473
EAN 4019238798128
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliORC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 605 grams548 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi65 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 26x2.20
27,5x2.20
29x2.20
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Continental Race King Protection 2020
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Continental Race King Protection 2020
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Continental Race King Protection 2020
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King ProtectionRacing Ralph Performance
Specified Weight 605 grams548 grams
Measured Weight 588 grams548 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm1.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.0 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.00 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mmNot Tested

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King ProtectionRacing Ralph Performance
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
16.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00504
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
27.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00836
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 ProtectionRacing Ralph Performance
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King ProtectionRacing Ralph Performance
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict HIghly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Race King Protection
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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