Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Contact II 2015 Vs
Continental Top Contact II 2015

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Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Contact IITop Contact II
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Continental
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 01002620100441
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound
Bead WireFolding
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 620 grams600 grams
Min Pressure 6050
Max Pressure 8888
Made In IndiaGermany
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
28-622 (28x1.10)
47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
50-559 (26x2.00)
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Continental Contact II 2015
Continental Top Contact II 2015
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Continental Contact II 2015
Continental Top Contact II 2015
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Continental Contact II 2015
Continental Top Contact II 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Contact IITop Contact II
Measured Weight 623 grams584 grams
Measured Width Carcass 34 mm37 mm
Measured Height 31 mm35 mm
Tread Depth 1.8 mm2.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm4.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.95 mm1.05 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Contact IITop Contact II
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 20.3 Watts21.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 21.7 Watts22.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.3 Watts24.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.9 Watts28.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 39.4 Watts35.6 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.006090.00629
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006500.00662
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007280.00725
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008660.00851
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.011810.01067
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Contact IITop Contact II
Puncture Resistance Tread 1116
Puncture Resistance Side 76
Puncture Factor Tread* 4670
Puncture Factor Side* 146
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Contact IITop Contact II
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 53 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com

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