MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014 vs
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016

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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
  • Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Year 20142016
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 010054511600805
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliOneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62260-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.35
Specified Weight 540 grams440 grams
Min Air Pressure psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi50 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
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
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Race King RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Specified Weight 540 grams440 grams
Measured Weight 497 grams458 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm57 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm57 mm
Measured Height 55 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm0.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm0.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.10 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 RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
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
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
20.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00600
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
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 RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSportBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Race King RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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