Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
    Continental Contact II 2015 Vs
    Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 2016

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    Manufacturer Specs
    Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
    Model Contact IIMarathon Supreme
    Year 20152016
    Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
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    New or Used NewNew
    Mileage 0 km0 km
    Price Range MedHigh
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    Part Number 010026211600780
    TPI 3/18067
    Compound OneStar
    Bead WireFolding
    ETRTO 37-62237-622
    Size Inch 28"28"
    Width mm 3737
    Specified Weight 620 grams440 grams
    Min Pressure 6055
    Max Pressure 8885
    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)
    42-622 (28x1.60)
    37-622 (28x1.40)
    32-622 (28x1.25)
    50-584 (27.5x2.00)
    42-584 (27.5x1.60)
    50-559 (26x2.00)
    42-559 (26x1.60)
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    Continental Contact II 2015
    Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 2016
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    Continental Contact II 2015
    Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 2016
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    Continental Contact II 2015
    Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 2016

    Size and Weight Measurements


    Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
    Model Contact IIMarathon Supreme
    Measured Weight 623 grams431 grams
    Measured Width Carcass 34 mm35 mm
    Measured Height 31 mm34 mm
    Tread Depth 1.8 mm1.6 mm
    Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm5 mm
    Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.95 mm0.7 mm



    Rolling Resistance Test Results


    Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
    Model Contact IIMarathon Supreme
    Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
    Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 20.3 Watts15.8 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 21.7 Watts16.9 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.3 Watts19.1 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.9 Watts23.6 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 39.4 Watts32.3 Watts
    CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.006090.00474
    CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006500.00507
    CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007280.00573
    CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008660.00707
    CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.011810.00968
    Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube


    Puncture Resistance Test Results


    Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
    Model Contact IIMarathon Supreme
    Puncture Resistance Tread 1115
    Puncture Resistance Side 74
    Puncture Factor Tread* 4675
    Puncture Factor Side* 143
    * Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
    Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


    Conclusion


    Conclusion
    Model Contact IIMarathon Supreme
    Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
    Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
    Rating 2 / 55 / 5
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