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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessSpeed King II RaceSport
Year 20142015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 01005450100933
EAN
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 540 grams465 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
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
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessSpeed King II RaceSport
Specified Weight 540 grams465 grams
Measured Weight 497 grams467 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm49 mm
Measured Height 53 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm0.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm1.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.45 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.70 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 RaceSport TubelessSpeed King II RaceSport
Inner Tube None (60 ml sealant)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
15.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00465
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
15.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00453
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
16.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00486
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
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 RaceSport TubelessSpeed King II RaceSport
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessSpeed King II RaceSport
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless
  • Continental Speed King II RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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