MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Sport 2015 vs
Continental X-King RaceSport 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 Sport
  • Continental X-King RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
Pro Members get 9-point radar charts

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Race King SportX-King RaceSport
Year 20152015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range LowHigh
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 01002030100531
EAN
TPI 3/843/180
Compound Black Chili
Bead WireFolding
ETRTO 55-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 750 grams555 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 55 psi65 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
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 2.40
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
27.5 2.00
26 x 2.40
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
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Continental Race King Sport 2015
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
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Continental Race King Sport 2015
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
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Continental Race King Sport 2015
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Race King SportX-King RaceSport
Specified Weight 750 grams555 grams
Measured Weight 712 grams564 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 51 mm52 mm
Measured Height 54 mm (un-round)51 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.15 mm1.80 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 SportX-King RaceSport
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
22.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00683
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
27.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00809
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
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 SportX-King RaceSport
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King SportX-King RaceSport
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental Race King Sport
  • Continental X-King RaceSport
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts
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