MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Race King Sport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 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
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Race King SportHans Dampf TrailStar
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 010020311600298.02
EAN
TPI 3/8467
Compound TrailStar
Bead WireFolding
ETRTO 55-62260-522
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.35
Specified Weight 750 grams850 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 55 psi50 psi
Made In ChinaIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
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Continental Race King Sport 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Continental Race King Sport 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Continental Race King Sport 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Race King SportHans Dampf TrailStar
Specified Weight 750 grams850 grams
Measured Weight 712 grams840 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm56 mm
Measured Width Tread 51 mm60 mm
Measured Height 54 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm3.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.5 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.70 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.15 mm1.90 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Race King SportHans Dampf TrailStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
34.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01046
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
23.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00689
36.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01082
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
38.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01154
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
27.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00809
44.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01334
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 SportHans Dampf TrailStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Race King SportHans Dampf TrailStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 52 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental Race King Sport
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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