Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Ultra Sport II 2015 vs
Vittoria Corsa Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR) 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 Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Ultra Sport IICorsa Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR)
Year 20152016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range LowHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0150011111.3CS.00.23.611BX
EAN 8022530005470
TPI 3/180320
Compound PureGripG+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62223-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2523
Specified Weight 260 grams205 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 psi
Made In ChinaThailand
Available Sizes 32-630 (27x1 1/4)
28-630 (27x1 1/8)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
23-622 (700x23C)
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Continental Ultra Sport II 2015
Vittoria Corsa Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR) 2016
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Continental Ultra Sport II 2015
Vittoria Corsa Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR) 2016
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Continental Ultra Sport II 2015
Vittoria Corsa Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR) 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Ultra Sport IICorsa Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR)
Specified Weight 260 grams205 grams
Measured Weight 267 grams225 grams
System Adjusted Weight 367 grams
(tire + inner tube)
245 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm1.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.85 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data25 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 Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
7.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00231
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00444
8.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00249
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
9.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00276
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00567
10.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00327
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 Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR)
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ultra Sport IICorsa Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR)
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Continental Ultra Sport II
  • Vittoria Corsa Speed G+ 1.0 (TLR)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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