MTB Tire Comparison:
Continental X-King RaceSport 2015 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model X-King RaceSportRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
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 010053111600385.02
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 555 grams520 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
29x2.10
29x2.25
27.5x2.25
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model X-King RaceSportRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Specified Weight 555 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 564 grams556 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 52 mm55 mm
Measured Height 51 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.60 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 RaceSportRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
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
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
20.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00612
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00683
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
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 RaceSportRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model X-King RaceSportRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental X-King RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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