Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 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)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Competition (tubular)Ultremo ZX
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 019618911600036.02
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliRaceStar
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi130 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014

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)Ultremo ZX
Specified Weight 280 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 285 grams229 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
329 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mmNo Data
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)Ultremo ZX
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts14.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts15.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts16.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts19.5 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00423
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00450
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00489
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00585
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Ultremo ZX
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 PointsNot Tested
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Conclusion


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


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