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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model X-King RaceSportRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
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 010053111601018
EAN
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliAddix SpeedGrip
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 55-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 555 grams610 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
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.60
27.5x2.80
27.5x3.00
29x2.25
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Continental X-King RaceSport 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model X-King RaceSportRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Specified Weight 555 grams610 grams
Measured Weight 564 grams606 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 52 mm54 mm
Measured Height 51 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.00 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.30 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 RaceSportRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00683
24.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00740
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
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 TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model X-King RaceSportRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental X-King RaceSport
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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