Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
    Continental Sport Contact II 2016 Vs
    Continental Top Contact II 2015

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    Manufacturer Specs
    Brand ContinentalContinental
    Model Sport Contact IITop Contact II
    Year 20162015
    Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Continental
    Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
    New or Used NewNew
    Mileage 0 km0 km
    Price Range MedHigh
    Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
    Part Number 01010150100441
    TPI 3/1803/180
    Compound
    Bead WireFolding
    ETRTO 37-62237-622
    Size Inch 28"28"
    Width mm 3737
    Specified Weight 520 grams600 grams
    Min Pressure 7550
    Max Pressure 9088
    Made In IndiaGermany
    Available Sizes 42-622 (28x1.60)
    37-622 (28x1.40)
    32-622 (28x1.25)
    28-622 (28x1.10)
    50-559 (26x2.00)
    42-559 (26x1.60)
    32-559 (26x1.25)
    28-406 (20x1.10)
    47-622 (28x1.75)
    42-622 (28x1.60)
    37-622 (28x1.40)
    50-559 (26x2.00)
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    Continental Sport Contact II 2016
    Continental Top Contact II 2015
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    Continental Sport Contact II 2016
    Continental Top Contact II 2015
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    Continental Sport Contact II 2016
    Continental Top Contact II 2015

    Size and Weight Measurements


    Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
    Model Sport Contact IITop Contact II
    Measured Weight 479 grams584 grams
    Measured Width Carcass 36 mm37 mm
    Measured Height 34 mm35 mm
    Tread Depth 0.5 mm2.5 mm
    Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm4.4 mm
    Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.05 mm



    Rolling Resistance Test Results


    Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
    Model Sport Contact IITop Contact II
    Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
    Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 18.1 Watts21.0 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 18.9 Watts22.1 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 20.6 Watts24.2 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 23.8 Watts28.4 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 30.1 Watts35.6 Watts
    CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.005430.00629
    CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.005670.00662
    CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.006180.00725
    CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.007130.00851
    CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.009020.01067
    Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video


    Puncture Resistance Test Results


    Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
    Model Sport Contact IITop Contact II
    Puncture Resistance Tread 1316
    Puncture Resistance Side 56
    Puncture Factor Tread* 5570
    Puncture Factor Side* 56
    * Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
    Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


    Conclusion


    Conclusion
    Model Sport Contact IITop Contact II
    Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
    Verdict RecommendedRecommended
    Rating 4 / 53 / 5
    Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com

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