MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014 vs
Continental Race King Sport 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 RaceSport
  • Continental Race King Sport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Race King RaceSportRace King Sport
Year 20142015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighLow
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Manufacturer Part Number 01005450100203
EAN
TPI 3/1803/84
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 540 grams750 grams
Min Air Pressure psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi55 psi
Made In GermanyChina
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Continental Race King Sport 2015
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Continental Race King Sport 2015
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Continental Race King Sport 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King RaceSportRace King Sport
Specified Weight 540 grams750 grams
Measured Weight 497 grams712 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm51 mm
Measured Height 55 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.70 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm2.15 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 RaceSportRace King Sport
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
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
23.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00689
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
20.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00600
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
27.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00809
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 RaceSportRace King Sport
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


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


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