Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017

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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Competition (tubular)Corsa Elite (tubular)
Year 20162017
Tire Type TubularTubular
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 0196189111.1EL.02.25.111TG
TPI 3/180290
Compound Black Chili3D Compound
Bead TubularTubular
ETRTO 28x2528x25
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi115 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi200 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
28x21
28x23
28x25
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017

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 Elite (tubular)
Measured Weight 285 grams298 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
308 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm2.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.6 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mm30 mm
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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 Elite (tubular)
Inner Tube TubularTubular
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 Watts12.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts12.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts13.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts15.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts18.1 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.004080.00369
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00387
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00408
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00462
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00543
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Corsa Elite (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points3 Points
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Conclusion


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


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