MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Sport 2015 vs
IRC Mythos XC 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 Sport
  • IRC Mythos XC
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalIRC
Model Race King SportMythos XC
Year 20152017
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 0100203
EAN
TPI 3/8460
Compound
Bead WireFolding
ETRTO 55-62254-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 750 grams710 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi40 psi
Max Air Pressure 55 psi45 psi
Made In ChinaChina
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
26x1.95
26x2.10
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Continental Race King Sport 2015
IRC Mythos XC 2017
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Continental Race King Sport 2015
IRC Mythos XC 2017
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Continental Race King Sport 2015
IRC Mythos XC 2017

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 SportMythos XC
Specified Weight 750 grams710 grams
Measured Weight 712 grams701 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.70 mm0.65 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.15 mm2.20 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 SportMythos XC
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 22.4 Watts23.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 23.0 Watts24.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 24.5 Watts26.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 27.0 Watts30.8 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.006710.00695
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.006890.00731
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.007340.00797
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.008090.00923
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Race King SportMythos XC
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King SportMythos XC
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental Race King Sport
  • IRC Mythos XC
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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