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


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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
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 0100531
EAN
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


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model X-King RaceSportMythos XC
Specified Weight 555 grams710 grams
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

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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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)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
23.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00695
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00683
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
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 X-King RaceSportMythos XC
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


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