Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Ultra Sport II 2015 vs
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 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 Ultra Sport II
  • Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Ultra Sport IICorsa G+ (tubular)
Year 20152016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubular
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range LowVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number 0150011111.1CX.00.25.411TG
EAN
TPI 3/180320
Compound PureGrip4C G+ Isotech
Bead FoldingTubular
ETRTO 25-62228x25
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 260 grams280 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi175 psi
Made In China-
Available Sizes 32-630 (27x1 1/4)
28-630 (27x1 1/8)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
28x23
28x25
28x28
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Continental Ultra Sport II 2015
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016
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Continental Ultra Sport II 2015
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016
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Continental Ultra Sport II 2015
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Ultra Sport IICorsa G+ (tubular)
Specified Weight 260 grams280 grams
Measured Weight 267 grams281 grams
System Adjusted Weight 367 grams
(tire + inner tube)
291 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No Data30 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 Ultra Sport IICorsa G+ (tubular)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Tubular
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not Tested11.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00357
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00444
12.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00384
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00567
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
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 Ultra Sport IICorsa G+ (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ultra Sport IICorsa G+ (tubular)
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Continental Ultra Sport II
  • Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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