Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018 vs
Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite) 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
  • Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite)
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
Pro Members get 9-point radar charts

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand CompassPanaracer
Model Bon Jon PassPasela PT (ProTite)
Year 20182021
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number RF735TC-LX-CPRF738-LX-18PT2
TPI --
Compound -
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 35-62238-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3538
Specified Weight 355 grams420 grams
Min Air Pressure psi45 psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi90 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 35-622 (700x35c)23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
38-622 (700x38c)
25-630 (27x1)
28-630 (27x1-1/8)
32-630 (27x1-1/4)
32-559 (26x1.25)
37-559 (26x1.50)
42-559 (26x1.75)
42-584 (650bx42)
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite) 2021
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite) 2021
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite) 2021

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Bon Jon PassPasela PT (ProTite)
Specified Weight 355 grams420 grams
Measured Weight 346 grams408 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm (un-round)35 mm (un-round)
Measured Height 33 mm (un-round)34 mm (un-round)
Tread Depth 0.3 mm1.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm3.6 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 PassPasela PT (ProTite)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
16.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00501
18.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00567
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
20.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00618
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
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 PassPasela PT (ProTite)
Total Puncture Score Tread 38 Points76 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 mm3.6 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 PassPasela PT (ProTite)
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3.0 / 53.5 / 5
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  • Compass Bon Jon Pass
  • Panaracer Pasela PT (ProTite)
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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