MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014 vs
Michelin Force XC 2017

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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 ContinentalMichelin
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessForce XC
Year 20142017
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 0100545
TPI 3/1803x110
Compound Black ChiliGum-X3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 540 grams670 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi58 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Michelin Force XC 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessForce XC
Measured Weight 497 grams660 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm58 mm
Measured Height 53 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm5.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm2.20 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessForce XC
Inner Tube None (60 ml sealant)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 15.5 Watts29.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 15.8 Watts30.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 16.2 Watts32.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 17.4 Watts35.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.004650.00887
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.004740.00917
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.004860.00965
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.005220.01058
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessForce XC
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points6 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessForce XC
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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