MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 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 Tubeless
  • 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 RaceSport TubelessThunder 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
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
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 Tubeless 2014
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Measured Weight 497 grams573 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm53 mm
Measured Height 53 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
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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 TubelessThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Inner Tube None (60 ml sealant)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 15.5 Watts18.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 15.8 Watts19.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 16.2 Watts20.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 17.4 Watts22.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.004650.00555
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.004740.00579
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.004860.00600
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.005220.00668
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points6 Points
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Conclusion


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


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