Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 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 Competition (tubular)
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
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Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalHutchinson
Model Competition (tubular)Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Year 20162017
Tire Type TubularTubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range Very HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0196189PV525951
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliHDF 5.1
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams260 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Competition (tubular)Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Measured Weight 285 grams288 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
308 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.05 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mm24 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Competition (tubular)Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Inner Tube TubularNone (20 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts10.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts11.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts12.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts14.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00303
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00330
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00369
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00438
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Fusion 5 Galactik TL
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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