Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
    Continental E.Contact 2015 Vs
    Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015

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    Manufacturer Specs
    Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
    Model E.ContactMarathon Plus
    Year 20152015
    Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Schwalbe
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    New or Used NewNew
    Mileage 0 km0 km
    Price Range MedHigh
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    Part Number 010068711100769
    TPI 3/18067
    Compound Endurance
    Bead WireWire
    ETRTO 37-62237-622
    Size Inch 28"28"
    Width mm 3737
    Specified Weight 800 grams900 grams
    Min Pressure 5655
    Max Pressure 8785
    Made In IndiaIndonesia
    Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
    42-622 (28x1.60)
    37-622 (28x1.40)
    47-559 (26x1.75)
    40-635 (28x1.50)
    47-622 (28x1.75)
    40-622 (28x1.50)
    37-622 (28x1.40)
    32-622 (28x1.25)
    28-622 (28x1.10)
    25-622 (28x1.00)
    42-590 (26x1.60)
    37-590 (26x1.40)
    40-584 (27.5x1.50)
    50-559 (26x2.00)
    47-559 (26x1.75)
    40-559 (26x1.50)
    35-559 (26x1.35)
    47-507 (24x1.75)
    47-406 (20x1.75)
    35-406 (20x1.35)
    35-349 (26x1.35)
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    Continental E.Contact 2015
    Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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    Continental E.Contact 2015
    Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015
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    Continental E.Contact 2015
    Schwalbe Marathon Plus 2015

    Size and Weight Measurements


    Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
    Model E.ContactMarathon Plus
    Measured Weight 840 grams898 grams
    Measured Width Carcass 35 mm34 mm
    Measured Height 35 mm36 mm
    Tread Depth 2 mm2 mm
    Total Tire Thickness Center 6.6 mm9 mm
    Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.85 mm1.6 mm



    Rolling Resistance Test Results


    Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
    Model E.ContactMarathon Plus
    Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
    Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 27.7 Watts22.6 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 29.6 Watts23.6 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 33.4 Watts25.5 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 39.4 Watts28.9 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 51.1 Watts36.6 Watts
    CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.008300.00677
    CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.008870.00707
    CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.010010.00764
    CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.011810.00866
    CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.015320.01097
    Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube


    Puncture Resistance Test Results


    Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
    Model E.ContactMarathon Plus
    Puncture Resistance Tread 1613
    Puncture Resistance Side 85
    Puncture Factor Tread* 106117
    Puncture Factor Side* 158
    * Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
    Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


    Conclusion


    Conclusion
    Model E.ContactMarathon Plus
    Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
    Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
    Rating 2 / 55 / 5
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