MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015

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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 Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model X-King RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Year 20152015
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 010053111600251.02
EAN
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 555 grams605 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi54 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
29 x 2.35
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model X-King RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Specified Weight 555 grams605 grams
Measured Weight 564 grams602 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 52 mm55 mm
Measured Height 51 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mmNot Tested

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model X-King RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00683
20.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00624
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
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 RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model X-King RaceSportRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental X-King RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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