MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip 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 Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Speed King II RaceSportRacing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip
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 010093311601100
EAN 4026495843812
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliAddix SpeedGrip
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 Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip 2019
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip 2019
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Speed King II RaceSportRacing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip
Specified Weight 465 grams625 grams
Measured Weight 467 grams615 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 49 mm56 mm
Measured Height 53 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 0.5 mm2.6 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 1.5 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm1.00 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.60 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Speed King II RaceSportRacing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip
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
23.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00689
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
25.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00749
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
28.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00848
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 Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


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


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