CX/Gravel Tire Comparison:
Continental Terra Trail TR 2020 vs
WTB Riddler TCS Light 2020

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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 Terra Trail TR
  • WTB Riddler TCS Light
Performance compared to all other CX/Gravel tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalWTB
Model Terra Trail TRRiddler TCS Light
Year 20202020
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 0101697W010-0694
EAN 4019238027075
TPI 3/18060
Compound Black ChiliDual DNA
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 40-62237-622
Specified Weight 445 grams465 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi30 psi
Max Air Pressure 73 psi55 psi
Made In GermanyChina
Available Sizes 40-622 (700x40c)
40-584 (650bx40)
37-622 (700x37c)
44-622 (700x45c)
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Continental Terra Trail TR 2020
WTB Riddler TCS Light 2020
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Continental Terra Trail TR 2020
WTB Riddler TCS Light 2020
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Continental Terra Trail TR 2020
WTB Riddler TCS Light 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Terra Trail TRRiddler TCS Light
Specified Weight 445 grams465 grams
Measured Weight 452 grams446 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm35 mm
Measured Width Tread 40 mm36 mm
Measured Height 35 mm33 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.3 mm1.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 2.3 mm2.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.00 mm0.80 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.00 mm2.10 mm
All size measurements are taken at low air pressure on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Terra Trail TRRiddler TCS Light
Inner Tube Conti Cross28 (160 gr)Conti Cross28 (160 gr)
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Measured Width 37 mm35 mm
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 66 psi/4.6 bar
33-35 = 60 psi/4.1 bar
36-40 = 54 psi/3.7 bar
High Air Pressure
21.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00653
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 55 psi/3.8 bar
33-35 = 50 psi/3.4 bar
36-40 = 45 psi/3.1 bar
Medium Air Pressure
23.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00707
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 44 psi/3.0 bar
33-35 = 40 psi/2.8 bar
36-40 = 36 psi/2.6 bar
Low Air Pressure
26.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00779
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 33 psi/2.3 bar
33-35 = 30 psi/2.1 bar
36-40 = 27 psi/1.9bar
Extra Low Air Pressure
31.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00929
31.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00935
The CX/Gravel section is a multi tire size section, air pressures have been adjusted to the measured casing width.

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 Terra Trail TRRiddler TCS Light
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 8 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Terra Trail TRRiddler TCS Light
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Continental Terra Trail TR
  • WTB Riddler TCS Light
Performance compared to all other CX/Gravel tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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