Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 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)
  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMichelin
Model Competition (tubular)Krylion 2 Endurance
Year 20162017
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 HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 0196189
TPI 3/1803x110
Compound Black ChiliBi Compound
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams245 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi109 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 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)Krylion 2 Endurance
Measured Weight 285 grams261 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
361 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.85 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data70 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mm26 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)Krylion 2 Endurance
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts15.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts16.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts17.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts21.0 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00462
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00489
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00537
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00629
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Krylion 2 Endurance
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points7 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Krylion 2 Endurance
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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