MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed 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
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed
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 2019 TLE Addix Speed
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 010093311601099
EAN 4026495843775
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"28"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 465 grams625 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 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
26x2.25
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed 2019
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed 2019
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Speed King II RaceSportRacing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed
Specified Weight 465 grams625 grams
Measured Weight 467 grams609 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 49 mm56 mm
Measured Height 53 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 0.5 mm2.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 1.5 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.95 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.50 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Speed King II RaceSportRacing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed
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
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
21.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00650
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
15.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00453
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
27.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00809
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 RaceSportRacing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points5 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Speed King II RaceSportRacing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Speed King II RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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