Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Maxxis High Road 2019

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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)
  • Maxxis High Road
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Competition (tubular)High Road
Year 20162019
Tire Type TubularTubetype (clincher)
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 0196189ETB00109100
EAN 4717784034584
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliHYPR
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams210 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi130 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
25-622 (700x25c)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Maxxis High Road 2019
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Maxxis High Road 2019
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Maxxis High Road 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Competition (tubular)High Road
Specified Weight 280 grams210 grams
Measured Weight 285 grams209 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
309 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data67 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mm27 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Competition (tubular)High Road
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Not Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
13.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00396
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
15.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00459
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00495
16.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00480
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
18.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00546
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 Competition (tubular)High Road
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)High Road
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Maxxis High Road
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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