Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Contact II 2015 vs
Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Contact IIEnergizer Plus
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Part Number 010026211100312
TPI 3/18067
Compound Energizer
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 620 grams730 grams
Min Air Pressure 60 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 88 psi85 psi
Made In IndiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
28-622 (28x1.10)
50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
47-584 (27.5x1.75)
47-559 (26x1.75)
47-406 (20x1.75)
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Continental Contact II 2015
Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015
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Continental Contact II 2015
Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015
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Continental Contact II 2015
Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Contact IIEnergizer Plus
Measured Weight 623 grams742 grams
Measured Width Casing 34 mm35 mm
Measured Height 31 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 1.8 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.95 mm1.5 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Contact IIEnergizer Plus
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 20.3 Watts19.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 21.7 Watts19.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.3 Watts21.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.9 Watts24.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 39.4 Watts31.2 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.006090.00570
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006500.00597
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007280.00644
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008660.00719
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.011810.00935
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Contact IIEnergizer Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 1114
Puncture Resistance Side 74
Puncture Factor Tread* 4698
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 IIEnergizer Plus
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2 / 55 / 5
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