Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Challenge Strada Pro 2017 vs
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016

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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
  • Challenge Strada Pro
  • Continental Competition (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ChallengeContinental
Model Strada ProCompetition (tubular)
Year 20172016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubular
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number 0196189
EAN
TPI 3003/180
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingTubular
ETRTO 25-62228x25
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams280 grams
Min Air Pressure 100 psi115 psi
Max Air Pressure 145 psi170 psi
Made In ThailandGermany
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25C)28x19
28x22
28x25
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Challenge Strada Pro 2017
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
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Challenge Strada Pro 2017
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
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Challenge Strada Pro 2017
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Strada ProCompetition (tubular)
Specified Weight 240 grams280 grams
Measured Weight 254 grams285 grams
System Adjusted Weight 354 grams
(tire + inner tube)
295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.3 mm2.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm0.55 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No Data32 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Strada ProCompetition (tubular)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Tubular
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not Tested13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
15.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00459
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00459
16.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00495
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
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 Strada ProCompetition (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 3 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Strada ProCompetition (tubular)
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • Challenge Strada Pro
  • Continental Competition (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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