Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Pirelli P Zero Velo TT 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)
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo TT
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Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalPirelli
Model Competition (tubular)P Zero Velo TT
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 HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0196189
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliSmartNET Silica
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2523-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2523
Specified Weight 280 grams165 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi125 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
23-622 (700x23C)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Pirelli P Zero Velo TT 2017
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Pirelli P Zero Velo TT 2017
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Pirelli P Zero Velo TT 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)P Zero Velo TT
Measured Weight 285 grams163 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
263 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm1.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.6 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data63 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)P Zero Velo TT
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts10.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts11.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts12.2 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 0.004260.00306
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00330
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00366
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)P Zero Velo TT
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)P Zero Velo TT
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo TT
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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