Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018 vs
Continental E.Contact 2015

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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
  • Compass Bon Jon Pass
  • Continental E.Contact
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specs
Brand CompassContinental
Model Bon Jon PassE.Contact
Year 20182015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Continental
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number RF735TC-LX-CP0100687
TPI -3/180
Compound
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 35-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3537
Specified Weight 355 grams800 grams
Min Air Pressure psi56 psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi87 psi
Made In JapanIndia
Available Sizes 35-622 (700x35c)47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Continental E.Contact 2015
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Continental E.Contact 2015
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Continental E.Contact 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Bon Jon PassE.Contact
Specified Weight 355 grams800 grams
Measured Weight 346 grams840 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm35 mm
Measured Height 33 mm35 mm
Tread Depth 0.3 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm6.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.6 mm1.85 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Bon Jon PassE.Contact
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
27.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00830
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
16.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00501
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
33.4 Watts
CRR: 0.01001
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
21.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00653
39.4 Watts
CRR: 0.01181
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
28.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00842
51.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01532
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 Bon Jon PassE.Contact
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points16 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 3 Points8 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 23 Points106 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 2 Points15 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Bon Jon PassE.Contact
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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  • Compass Bon Jon Pass
  • Continental E.Contact
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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