MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015 vs
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014

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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
  • Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model X-King RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Year 20152014
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 0100531TB96753400
EAN
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliException
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 555 grams560 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
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
29 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014

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 RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Specified Weight 555 grams560 grams
Measured Weight 564 grams583 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 52 mm51 mm
Measured Height 51 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mmNot Tested
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model X-King RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 20.1 Watts30.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 20.9 Watts31.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 22.8 Watts33.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 25.9 Watts38.2 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.006030.00926
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.006260.00941
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.006830.01004
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.007760.01145
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model X-King RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points4 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model X-King RaceSportIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 51 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental X-King RaceSport
  • Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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