Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental City Ride II 2015 vs
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 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
  • Continental City Ride II
  • Schwalbe Marathon Racer
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model City Ride IIMarathon Racer
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range LowMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 010070611100290
TPI 67
Compound SpeedGrip
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62235-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3735
Specified Weight 740 grams465 grams
Min Air Pressure 60 psi65 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)
40-622 (28x1.50)
35-622 (28x1.35)
30-622 (28x1.20)
40-559 (26x1.50)
40-406 (20x1.50)
40-355 (18x1.50)
40-305 (16x1.50)
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Continental City Ride II 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
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Continental City Ride II 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015
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Continental City Ride II 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Racer 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model City Ride IIMarathon Racer
Specified Weight 740 grams465 grams
Measured Weight 782 grams450 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm33 mm
Measured Height 36 mm32 mm
Tread Depth 2.2 mm1.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 5.5 mm4.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.8 mm0.8 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model City Ride IIMarathon Racer
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar No Data20.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 23.9 Watts22.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 25.1 Watts24.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 29.8 Watts28.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 40.5 Watts38.3 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar No Data0.00626
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.007160.00677
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007520.00737
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008930.00863
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.012140.01148
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model City Ride IIMarathon Racer
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points16 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 72 Points74 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 11 Points3 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model City Ride IIMarathon Racer
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental City Ride II
  • Schwalbe Marathon Racer
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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