Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental City Ride II 2015 vs
Schwalbe Kojak 2017

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model City Ride IIKojak
Year 20152017
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range LowMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 010070611600020.01
TPI 67
Compound SpeedGrip
Bead WireFolding
ETRTO 37-62235-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3735
Specified Weight 740 grams330 grams
Min Air Pressure 60 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 75 psi95 psi
Made In IndiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
37-590 (26x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
32-355 (18x1.25)
32-369 (27x1 1/4)
35-406 (20x1.35)
35-559 (26x1.35)
50-559 (26x2.00)
35-622 (28x.135)
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Continental City Ride II 2015
Schwalbe Kojak 2017
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Continental City Ride II 2015
Schwalbe Kojak 2017
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Continental City Ride II 2015
Schwalbe Kojak 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model City Ride IIKojak
Specified Weight 740 grams330 grams
Measured Weight 782 grams351 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm33 mm
Measured Height 36 mm31 mm
Tread Depth 2.2 mm0 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 5.5 mm3.9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.8 mm0.55 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 City Ride IIKojak
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
No Data20.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00615
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
21.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00656
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
25.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00752
24.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00743
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
29.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00893
29.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00872
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
40.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01214
37.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01124
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 City Ride IIKojak
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points3 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 72 Points47 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 11 Points2 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model City Ride IIKojak
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Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental City Ride II
  • Schwalbe Kojak
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