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
    Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
    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
    Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube


    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
    Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
    Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
    Rating 2 / 54 / 5
    Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com

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