Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018 vs
Continental Grand Prix Urban 2021

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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 Grand Prix Urban *
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand CompassContinental
Model Bon Jon PassGrand Prix Urban
Year 20182021
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number RF735TC-LX-CP0101575
TPI -3/180
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 35-62235-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3535
Specified Weight 355 grams345 grams
Min Air Pressure psi65 psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi85 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 35-622 (700x35c)35-622 (700x35c)
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Continental Grand Prix Urban 2021
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Continental Grand Prix Urban 2021
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Continental Grand Prix Urban 2021

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Bon Jon PassGrand Prix Urban
Specified Weight 355 grams345 grams
Measured Weight 346 grams342 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm (un-round)33 mm (un-round)
Measured Height 33 mm (un-round)32 mm (un-round)
Tread Depth 0.3 mm0.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm3.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 60 psi / 4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Bon Jon PassGrand Prix Urban
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Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
16.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00501
15.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00456
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
16.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00507
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
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 Bon Jon PassGrand Prix Urban
Total Puncture Score Tread 38 Points66 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 2.9 mm3.4 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Bon Jon PassGrand Prix Urban
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3.0 / 54.7 / 5
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  • Compass Bon Jon Pass *
  • Continental Grand Prix Urban *
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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