MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014

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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
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Speed King II RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Year 20152014
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 010093311600256.01
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 465 grams535 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi54 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.20
27.5 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014

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 RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Specified Weight 465 grams535 grams
Measured Weight 467 grams534 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 49 mm55 mm
Measured Height 53 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 0.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 1.5 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mmNot Tested
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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 RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 14.5 Watts19.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 15.1 Watts19.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 16.6 Watts21.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 19.1 Watts23.9 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.004350.00573
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.004530.00591
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.004980.00635
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.005730.00716
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Speed King II RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Speed King II RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Speed King II RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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