MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalKenda
Model Speed King II RaceSportSmall Block Eight
Year 20152015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Part Number 0100933K1047 212509
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliDTC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62254-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.10
Specified Weight 465 grams580 grams
Min Air Pressure psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi80 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.10
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Speed King II RaceSportSmall Block Eight
Measured Weight 467 grams589 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm50 mm
Measured Width Tread 49 mm50 mm
Measured Height 53 mm50 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 0.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 1.5 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.40 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Speed King II RaceSportSmall Block Eight
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 14.5 Watts25.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 15.1 Watts27.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 16.6 Watts30.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 19.1 Watts35.6 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.004350.00764
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.004530.00809
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.004980.00905
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.005730.01067
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Speed King II RaceSportSmall Block Eight
Puncture Resistance Tread 76
Puncture Resistance Side 45


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Speed King II RaceSportSmall Block Eight
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 52 / 5
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