Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental E.Contact 2015 vs
Vittoria Randonneur 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 ContinentalVittoria
Model E.ContactRandonneur
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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Part Number 0100687111.3R2.26.37.111TG
TPI 3/18030
Compound
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 800 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure 56 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 87 psi70 psi
Made In IndiaThailand
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
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Continental E.Contact 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Continental E.Contact 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model E.ContactRandonneur
Measured Weight 840 grams598 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm33 mm
Measured Height 35 mm33 mm
Tread Depth 2 mm1.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 6.6 mm5.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.85 mm0.9 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model E.ContactRandonneur
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 Watts29.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 33.4 Watts32.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 39.4 Watts38.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 51.1 Watts52.1 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00830No Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.008870.00869
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.010010.00971
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.011810.01166
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.015320.01562
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model E.ContactRandonneur
Puncture Resistance Tread 1621
Puncture Resistance Side 84
Puncture Factor Tread* 106120
Puncture Factor Side* 154
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model E.ContactRandonneur
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2 / 52 / 5
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