Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Bontrager R4 320 2016 vs
Schwalbe Lugano 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
  • Bontrager R4 320
  • Schwalbe Lugano
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand BontragerSchwalbe
Model R4 320Lugano
Year 20162015
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range Very HighLow
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 11600044.01
EAN
TPI 32050
Compound Silica
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 230 grams280 grams
Min Air Pressure 90 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 140 psi115 psi
Made In ThailandIndonesia
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25C)23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Bontrager R4 320 2016
Schwalbe Lugano 2015
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Bontrager R4 320 2016
Schwalbe Lugano 2015
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Bontrager R4 320 2016
Schwalbe Lugano 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model R4 320Lugano
Specified Weight 230 grams280 grams
Measured Weight 226 grams275 grams
System Adjusted Weight 326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
375 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 22 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.2 mm3.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.8 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 100 psi / 6.9 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model R4 320Lugano
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
11.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00345
21.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00656
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
12.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00366
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
13.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00417
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
28.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00851
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 Results (higher is better)
Model R4 320Lugano
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model R4 320Lugano
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 51 / 5
Buy At
  • Bontrager R4 320
  • Schwalbe Lugano
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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