MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 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 Speed King II RaceSport
  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Speed King II RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
Year 20152019
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 0100933ETB00046300
EAN 4717784033389
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliDual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"28"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 465 grams670 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi60 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29x2.25
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Speed King II RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
Specified Weight 465 grams670 grams
Measured Weight 467 grams680 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 49 mm56 mm
Measured Height 53 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 0.5 mm1.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 1.5 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.50 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Speed King II RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
22.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00662
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
15.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00453
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
31.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00932
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 Speed King II RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Speed King II RaceSportRekon Race EXO TR
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Speed King II RaceSport
  • Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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