MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017

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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 Rocket Ron TL-E 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 RaceSportRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
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 010093311600492.02
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 465 grams610 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
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Continental Speed King II RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 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 RaceSportRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Measured Weight 467 grams674 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 49 mm55 mm
Measured Height 53 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 0.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 1.5 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm1.10 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.40 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 RaceSportRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 14.5 Watts23.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 15.1 Watts23.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 16.6 Watts24.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 19.1 Watts26.7 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.004350.00689
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.004530.00698
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.004980.00728
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.005730.00800
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Speed King II RaceSportRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points6 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Speed King II RaceSportRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Speed King II RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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