Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Contact II 2015 vs
Vittoria Randonneur 2015

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Continental Contact II
  • Vittoria Randonneur
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Contact IIRandonneur
Year 20152015
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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Manufacturer Part Number 0100262111.3R2.26.37.111TG
TPI 3/18030
Compound
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 620 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure 60 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 88 psi70 psi
Made In IndiaThailand
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
28-622 (28x1.10)
37-622 (28x1.40)
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Continental Contact II 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Continental Contact II 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Continental Contact II 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Contact IIRandonneur
Measured Weight 623 grams598 grams
Measured Width Casing 34 mm33 mm
Measured Height 31 mm33 mm
Tread Depth 1.8 mm1.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm5.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.95 mm0.9 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Contact IIRandonneur
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 20.3 WattsNo Data
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 21.7 Watts29.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.3 Watts32.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.9 Watts38.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 39.4 Watts52.1 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00609No Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006500.00869
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007280.00971
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008660.01166
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.011810.01562
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Contact IIRandonneur
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points21 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 46 Points120 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 14 Points4 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Contact IIRandonneur
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Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Contact II
  • Vittoria Randonneur
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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