Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Contact II 2015 vs
Vredestein Perfect-E 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 ContinentalVredestein
Model Contact IIPerfect-E
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Continental
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Part Number 0100262-
TPI 3/18030
Compound
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 620 grams660 grams
Min Air Pressure 60 psi56 psi
Max Air Pressure 88 psi80 psi
Made In India
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)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
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Continental Contact II 2015
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Continental Contact II 2015
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Continental Contact II 2015
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Contact IIPerfect-E
Measured Weight 623 grams693 grams
Measured Width Casing 34 mm37 mm
Measured Height 31 mm37 mm
Tread Depth 1.8 mm2.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.95 mm1.4 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Contact IIPerfect-E
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 Watts24.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.3 Watts27.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.9 Watts32.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 39.4 Watts41.3 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00609No Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006500.00737
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007280.00818
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008660.00959
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.011810.01238
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Contact IIPerfect-E
Puncture Resistance Tread 1113
Puncture Resistance Side 74
Puncture Factor Tread* 4662
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 IIPerfect-E
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2 / 52 / 5
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