Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Ultra Sport III 2020 vs
Panaracer Race L Evo 3 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 Ultra Sport III
  • Panaracer Race L Evo 3
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalPanaracer
Model Ultra Sport IIIRace L Evo 3
Year 20202018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range LowHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0150457RF725-RCL-B3
EAN 40192380268494931253013621
TPI 3/180-
Compound PureGripZSG Dual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams200 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 123 psi140 psi
Made In ChinaJapan
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
25-584 (650x25B)
28-584 (650x28B)
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
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Continental Ultra Sport III 2020
Panaracer Race L Evo 3 2018
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Continental Ultra Sport III 2020
Panaracer Race L Evo 3 2018
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Continental Ultra Sport III 2020
Panaracer Race L Evo 3 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Ultra Sport IIIRace L Evo 3
Specified Weight 270 grams200 grams
Measured Weight 267 grams199 grams
System Adjusted Weight 367 grams
(tire + inner tube)
299 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm2.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mm69 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 27 mm30 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 IIIRace L Evo 3
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
13.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00417
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00441
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
19.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00582
19.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00570
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 IIIRace L Evo 3
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ultra Sport IIIRace L Evo 3
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Continental Ultra Sport III
  • Panaracer Race L Evo 3
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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