MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Michelin Force XC 2017

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMichelin
Model Speed King II RaceSportForce XC
Year 20152017
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 0100933
TPI 3/1803x110
Compound Black ChiliGum-X3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 465 grams670 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi58 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Michelin Force 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 Speed King II RaceSportForce XC
Measured Weight 467 grams660 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 49 mm58 mm
Measured Height 53 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 0.5 mm2.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 1.5 mm5.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 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 Speed King II RaceSportForce XC
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 14.5 Watts29.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 15.1 Watts30.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 16.6 Watts32.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 19.1 Watts35.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.004350.00887
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.004530.00917
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.004980.00965
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.005730.01058
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Speed King II RaceSportForce XC
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points6 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Speed King II RaceSportForce XC
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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