MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017

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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
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
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 010054511600385.02
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 540 grams520 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
29x2.10
29x2.25
27.5x2.25
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Specified Weight 540 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 497 grams556 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 55 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.60 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Inner Tube None (60 ml sealant)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
15.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00465
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
20.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00612
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
16.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00486
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 TubelessRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


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


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