Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018 vs
Vittoria Randonneur 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
  • Vittoria Randonneur
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specs
Brand CompassVittoria
Model Bon Jon PassRandonneur
Year 20182015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number RF735TC-LX-CP111.3R2.26.37.111TG
TPI -30
Compound
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 35-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3537
Specified Weight 355 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi70 psi
Made In JapanThailand
Available Sizes 35-622 (700x35c)37-622 (28x1.40)
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Vittoria Randonneur 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Bon Jon PassRandonneur
Specified Weight 355 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 346 grams598 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm33 mm
Measured Height 33 mm33 mm
Tread Depth 0.3 mm1.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm5.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.6 mm0.9 mm
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 PassRandonneur
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
No Data
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
16.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00501
29.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00869
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
32.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00971
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
21.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00653
38.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01166
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
28.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00842
52.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01562
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 PassRandonneur
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points21 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 3 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 23 Points120 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 2 Points4 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 PassRandonneur
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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  • Compass Bon Jon Pass
  • Vittoria Randonneur
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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