MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport 2014 vs
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 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
  • Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Year 20142015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010054511600657
EAN
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 540 grams575 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi54 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
27.5 x 2.10
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental Race King RaceSport 2014
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Specified Weight 540 grams575 grams
Measured Weight 497 grams573 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm53 mm
Measured Height 55 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm1.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.40 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
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
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
20.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00600
20.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00600
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSportThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Race King RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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