Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015

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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)
  • Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Competition (tubular)Ironman Tubeless
Year 20162015
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 019618911700028
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliOneStar
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2524-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 280 grams330 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi70 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi110 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
22-622 (700x22C)
24-622 (700x24C)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015

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)Ironman Tubeless
Measured Weight 285 grams336 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
356 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm3.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.2 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mmNo Data
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Competition (tubular)Ironman Tubeless
Inner Tube TubularNone (0 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts12.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts13.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts14.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts16.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00387
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00405
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00435
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00498
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Ironman Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points8 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Ironman Tubeless
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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