MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014 vs
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014

Facebook like buttonTwitter like buttonEmail share button

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Race King RaceSportIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Year 20142014
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Buy At Ad Amazon.comAd Amazon.com
Manufacturer Part Number 0100545TB96740000
EAN
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black Chili3C MaxxSpeed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 540 grams590 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi60 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
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 2.35
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
Image
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Image
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
Image
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Race King RaceSportIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Specified Weight 540 grams590 grams
Measured Weight 497 grams581 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm51 mm
Measured Height 55 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.45 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.70 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


advertisement
Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Race King RaceSportIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
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
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
25.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00761
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
20.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00600
27.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00827
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
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 RaceSportIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSportIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 52 / 5
Buy At Ad Amazon.comAd Amazon.com
  • Continental Race King RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


Get updates on new articles