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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessMezcal
Year 20142017
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 0100545111.3M3.19.55.111HD
EAN
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black Chili4C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 540 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure psi29 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
29x2.25
29x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Vittoria Mezcal 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessMezcal
Specified Weight 540 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 497 grams681 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 53 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.60 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm2.40 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessMezcal
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
25.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00770
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
16.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00486
28.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00851
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
30.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00926
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 TubelessMezcal
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessMezcal
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless
  • Vittoria Mezcal
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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