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

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specs
Brand CompassVredestein
Model Bon Jon PassPerfect-E
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-CP
TPI -30
Compound
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 35-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3537
Specified Weight 355 grams660 grams
Min Air Pressure psi56 psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi80 psi
Made In Japan
Available Sizes 35-622 (700x35c)47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Compass Bon Jon Pass 2018
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Bon Jon PassPerfect-E
Specified Weight 355 grams660 grams
Measured Weight 346 grams693 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm37 mm
Measured Height 33 mm37 mm
Tread Depth 0.3 mm2.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.6 mm1.4 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 60 psi / 4 bars on a 17 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Bon Jon PassPerfect-E
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
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
27.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00818
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
21.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00653
32.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00959
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
28.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00842
41.3 Watts
CRR: 0.01238
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 PassPerfect-E
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 3 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 23 Points62 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 2 Points6 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 PassPerfect-E
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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  • Compass Bon Jon Pass
  • Vredestein Perfect-E
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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