Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open) 2018

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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)
  • Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Competition (tubular)Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open)
Year 20162018
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 0196189111.3CC.00.25.411BX
EAN 8022530007344
TPI 3/180320
Compound Black Chili4C G+ Isotech
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams265 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi145 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28C)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open) 2018
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open) 2018
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open) 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Competition (tubular)Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open)
Specified Weight 280 grams265 grams
Measured Weight 285 grams260 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
360 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.85 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data71 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mm34 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 100 psi / 6.9 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Competition (tubular)Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open)
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
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
15.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00459
16.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00501
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00495
18.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00543
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
21.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00632
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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)Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open)
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open)
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (open)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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