Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Sport Contact II 2016 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 Sport Contact IIE-Series Reach
Year 20162015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Continental
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Part Number 0101015-
TPI 3/180-
Compound
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 520 grams734 grams
Min Air Pressure 75 psi50 psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi75 psi
Made In IndiaChina
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)
37-622 (28x1.40)
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Continental Sport Contact II 2016
CST E-Series Reach 2015
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Continental Sport Contact II 2016
CST E-Series Reach 2015
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Continental Sport Contact II 2016
CST E-Series Reach 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Sport Contact IIE-Series Reach
Measured Weight 479 grams734 grams
Measured Width Casing 36 mm37 mm
Measured Height 34 mm34 mm
Tread Depth 0.5 mm1.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm4.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.8 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Sport Contact IIE-Series Reach
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 18.1 WattsNo Data
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 18.9 Watts19.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 20.6 Watts21.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 23.8 Watts26.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 30.1 Watts36.2 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00543No Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.005670.00570
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.006180.00656
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.007130.00797
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.009020.01085
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Sport Contact IIE-Series Reach
Puncture Resistance Tread 1310
Puncture Resistance Side 56
Puncture Factor Tread* 5544
Puncture Factor Side* 511
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Sport Contact IIE-Series Reach
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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