Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014

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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 Pro 4 Service Course
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMichelin
Model Competition (tubular)Pro 4 Service Course
Year 20162014
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 0196189446783
EAN
TPI 3/180110
Compound Black ChiliDual Compound
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi109 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-671 (650x23C)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Competition (tubular)Pro 4 Service Course
Specified Weight 280 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 285 grams222 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
322 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm28 mm
Measured Height 24 mm26 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm2.9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.55 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mmNo Data

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Competition (tubular)Pro 4 Service Course
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
14.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00447
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
15.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00459
16.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00480
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00495
17.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00528
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
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)Pro 4 Service Course
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points15 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Pro 4 Service Course
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Michelin Pro 4 Service Course
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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