MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014 vs
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 2019

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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 TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Year 20142019
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 010054511A.00.037
EAN 8022530017831
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black Chili4C G+ 2.0
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 540 grams725 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi 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
29x2.10
29x2.25
29x2.35
29x2.60
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
26x2.10
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless 2014
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Specified Weight 540 grams725 grams
Measured Weight 497 grams718 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm55 mm
Measured Height 53 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm2.10 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
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
21.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00635
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
22.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00665
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
16.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00486
24.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00722
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
28.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00839
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 TubelessMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King RaceSport TubelessMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Race King RaceSport Tubeless
  • Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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