Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental E.Contact 2015 vs
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016

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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 E.Contact
  • Vittoria Voyager Hyper
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model E.ContactVoyager Hyper
Year 20152016
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 0100687111.3VH.20.37.111BX
TPI 3/180120
Compound Aramid 3D
Bead WireFolding
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 800 grams395 grams
Min Air Pressure 56 psi60 psi
Max Air Pressure 87 psi90 psi
Made In IndiaThailand
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
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Continental E.Contact 2015
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016
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Continental E.Contact 2015
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016
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Continental E.Contact 2015
Vittoria Voyager Hyper 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model E.ContactVoyager Hyper
Specified Weight 800 grams395 grams
Measured Weight 840 grams415 grams
Measured Width Casing 35 mm37 mm
Measured Height 35 mm35 mm
Tread Depth 2 mm0.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 6.6 mm3.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.85 mm0.8 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model E.ContactVoyager Hyper
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
27.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00830
14.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00444
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
15.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00465
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
33.4 Watts
CRR: 0.01001
17.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00531
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
39.4 Watts
CRR: 0.01181
21.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00632
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
51.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01532
27.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00830
Use the formula: RR (Watts) = CRR * speed (m/s) * load (N) to calculate rolling resistance at a given speed and load.

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model E.ContactVoyager Hyper
Puncture Resistance Tread 16 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 8 Points6 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 106 Points40 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 15 Points5 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model E.ContactVoyager Hyper
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2 / 55 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental E.Contact
  • Vittoria Voyager Hyper
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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