MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014 vs
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014

Facebook like buttonTwitter like buttonEmail share button

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 ContinentalMaxxis
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Year 20142014
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 0100545TB96753400
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliException
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 540 grams560 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 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 2.20
26 x 2.20
Image
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Image
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Image
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Measured Weight 497 grams583 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm51 mm
Measured Height 53 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm3.8 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 RaceSport TubelessIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Inner Tube None (60 ml sealant)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 15.5 Watts30.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 15.8 Watts31.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 16.2 Watts33.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 17.4 Watts38.2 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.004650.00926
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.004740.00941
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.004860.01004
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.005220.01145
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Puncture Resistance Tread 77
Puncture Resistance Side 44


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 51 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


Get updates on new articles