MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015 vs
IRC Mythos XC 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 X-King RaceSport
  • IRC Mythos XC
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalIRC
Model X-King RaceSportMythos 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 0100531
TPI 3/18060
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62254-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 555 grams710 grams
Min Air Pressure psi40 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi45 psi
Made In GermanyChina
Available Sizes 29 x 2.40
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
27.5 2.00
26 x 2.40
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
26x1.95
26x2.10
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
IRC Mythos XC 2017
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
IRC Mythos XC 2017
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
IRC Mythos 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 X-King RaceSportMythos XC
Measured Weight 564 grams701 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 52 mm54 mm
Measured Height 51 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.65 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 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 X-King RaceSportMythos XC
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 20.1 Watts23.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 20.9 Watts24.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 22.8 Watts26.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 25.9 Watts30.8 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.006030.00695
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.006260.00731
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.006830.00797
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.007760.00923
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model X-King RaceSportMythos XC
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model X-King RaceSportMythos XC
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental X-King RaceSport
  • IRC Mythos XC
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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