Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSpecialized
Model Competition (tubular)Turbo Cotton
Year 20162016
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 HighVery High
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Part Number 019618900015-1503
TPI 3/180320
Compound Black ChiliGripton
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2524-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 280 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi125 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Competition (tubular)Turbo Cotton
Measured Weight 285 grams224 grams
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.75 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Competition (tubular)Turbo Cotton
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts10.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts11.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts12.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts15.0 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00303
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00333
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00375
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00450
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Turbo Cotton
Puncture Resistance Tread 119
Puncture Resistance Side 44


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Turbo Cotton
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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