MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King RaceSportRacing Ralph Performance
Year 20142012
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewUsed
Mileage 0 km3000 km
Price Range HighMed
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 0100545N/A
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliORC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 540 grams548 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 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 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
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 RaceSportRacing Ralph Performance
Measured Weight 497 grams548 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 55 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm1.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mmNot Tested


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King RaceSportRacing Ralph Performance
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 18.0 Watts19.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 18.7 Watts20.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 20.0 Watts23.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 22.4 Watts27.9 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.005400.00579
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.005610.00626
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.006000.00710
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.006710.00836
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Race King RaceSportRacing Ralph Performance
Puncture Resistance Tread 710
Puncture Resistance Side 4Not Tested


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSportRacing Ralph Performance
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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