Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Schwalbe Lugano II 2020

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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 Lugano II
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Competition (tubular)Lugano II
Year 20162020
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 HighLow
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Manufacturer Part Number 019618911654009
EAN 4026495864817
TPI 3/18050
Compound Black ChiliSilica
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams280 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Schwalbe Lugano II 2020
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Schwalbe Lugano II 2020
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Schwalbe Lugano II 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Competition (tubular)Lugano II
Specified Weight 280 grams280 grams
Measured Weight 285 grams265 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
365 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm3.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.8 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mm30 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Competition (tubular)Lugano II
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
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
15.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00459
19.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00576
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00495
21.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00632
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
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)Lugano II
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Lugano II
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Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Schwalbe Lugano II
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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