Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental City Ride II 2015 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016

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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
  • Continental City Ride II
  • Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model City Ride IIMarathon Mondial Evo
Year 20152016
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range LowHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0100706
TPI 67
Compound TravelStar
Bead WireFolding
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 740 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure 60 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 75 psi1 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)
50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
50-584 (27.5x2.00)
55-559 (26x2.15)
50-559 (26x2.00)
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Continental City Ride II 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
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Continental City Ride II 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
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Continental City Ride II 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model City Ride IIMarathon Mondial Evo
Specified Weight 740 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 782 grams579 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm35 mm
Measured Height 36 mm34 mm
Tread Depth 2.2 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 5.5 mm6.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.8 mm1.1 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model City Ride IIMarathon Mondial Evo
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 Data23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
25.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00752
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
29.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00893
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
40.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01214
38.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01157
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 IIMarathon Mondial Evo
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 72 Points85 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 11 Points7 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 IIMarathon Mondial Evo
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental City Ride II
  • Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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