Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Contact II 2015 Vs
Continental Sport Contact II 2016

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Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Contact IISport Contact II
Year 20152016
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Part Number 01002620101015
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 620 grams520 grams
Min Pressure 6075
Max Pressure 8890
Made In IndiaIndia
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
28-622 (28x1.10)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
28-622 (28x1.10)
50-559 (26x2.00)
42-559 (26x1.60)
32-559 (26x1.25)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Continental Contact II 2015
Continental Sport Contact II 2016
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Continental Contact II 2015
Continental Sport Contact II 2016
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Continental Contact II 2015
Continental Sport Contact II 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Contact IISport Contact II
Measured Weight 623 grams479 grams
Measured Width Carcass 34 mm36 mm
Measured Height 31 mm34 mm
Tread Depth 1.8 mm0.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm4.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.95 mm1 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Contact IISport Contact II
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 20.3 Watts18.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 21.7 Watts18.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.3 Watts20.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.9 Watts23.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 39.4 Watts30.1 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.006090.00543
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006500.00567
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007280.00618
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008660.00713
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.011810.00902
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Contact IISport Contact II
Puncture Resistance Tread 1113
Puncture Resistance Side 75
Puncture Factor Tread* 4655
Puncture Factor Side* 145
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Contact IISport Contact II
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Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 54 / 5
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