Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Veloflex Corsa 2016

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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)
  • Veloflex Corsa
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVeloflex
Model Competition (tubular)Corsa
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 HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0196189
TPI 3/180320
Compound Black ChiliNatural exclusive
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams205 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi130 psi
Made In GermanyItaly
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Veloflex Corsa 2016

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)Corsa
Measured Weight 285 grams200 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
300 grams
(tire + inner tube)
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
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)Corsa
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts13.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts14.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts15.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts18.2 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00402
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00420
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00474
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00546
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Corsa
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Corsa
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Veloflex Corsa
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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