Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental E.Contact 2015 vs
CST E-Series Reach 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 ContinentalCST
Model E.ContactE-Series Reach
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Continental
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 0100687
TPI 3/180-
Compound
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 800 grams734 grams
Min Air Pressure 56 psi50 psi
Max Air Pressure 87 psi75 psi
Made In IndiaChina
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
37-622 (28x1.40)
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Continental E.Contact 2015
CST E-Series Reach 2015
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Continental E.Contact 2015
CST E-Series Reach 2015
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Continental E.Contact 2015
CST E-Series Reach 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model E.ContactE-Series Reach
Measured Weight 840 grams734 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm37 mm
Measured Height 35 mm34 mm
Tread Depth 2 mm1.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 6.6 mm4.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.85 mm1.8 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model E.ContactE-Series Reach
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 27.7 WattsNo Data
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 29.6 Watts19.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 33.4 Watts21.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 39.4 Watts26.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 51.1 Watts36.2 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00830No Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.008870.00570
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.010010.00656
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.011810.00797
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.015320.01085
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model E.ContactE-Series Reach
Puncture Resistance Tread 16 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 8 Points6 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 106 Points44 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 15 Points11 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 E.ContactE-Series Reach
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 53 / 5
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