MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 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
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model X-King RaceSportHans Dampf TrailStar
Year 20152017
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 010053111600298.02
EAN
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliTrailStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62260-522
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.35
Specified Weight 555 grams850 grams
Min Air Pressure psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi50 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
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
29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model X-King RaceSportHans Dampf TrailStar
Specified Weight 555 grams850 grams
Measured Weight 564 grams840 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm56 mm
Measured Width Tread 52 mm60 mm
Measured Height 51 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm3.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.90 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model X-King RaceSportHans Dampf TrailStar
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
34.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01046
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
36.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01082
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00683
38.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01154
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
44.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01334
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 RaceSportHans Dampf TrailStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model X-King RaceSportHans Dampf TrailStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 52 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental X-King RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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