Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Sport Contact II 2016 vs
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Sport Contact IIMarathon (GreenGuard)
Year 20162015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 010101511100007
TPI 3/18067
Compound Endurance
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 520 grams730 grams
Min Air Pressure 75 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi85 psi
Made In IndiaIndonesia
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)
40-635 (28x1.50)
32-630 (27x1.25)
50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
28-622 (28x1.10)
25-622 (28x1.00)
23-622 (28x0.90)
37-590 (26x1.40)
44-584 (27.5x1.65)
50-559 (26x2.00)
47-559 (26x1.75)
40-622 (26x1.50)
32-559 (26x1.25)
47-507 (24x1.75)
47-406 (20x1.75)
40-406 (20x1.50)
44-355 (18x1.65)
35-349 (16x1.35)
47-305 (16x1.75)
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Continental Sport Contact II 2016
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015
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Continental Sport Contact II 2016
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015
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Continental Sport Contact II 2016
Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Sport Contact IIMarathon (GreenGuard)
Measured Weight 479 grams729 grams
Measured Width Casing 36 mm35 mm
Measured Height 34 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 0.5 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm7.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.65 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Sport Contact IIMarathon (GreenGuard)
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 18.1 Watts18.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 18.9 Watts19.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 20.6 Watts21.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 23.8 Watts23.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 30.1 Watts30.6 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.005430.00564
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.005670.00588
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.006180.00638
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.007130.00713
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.009020.00917
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Sport Contact IIMarathon (GreenGuard)
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 55 Points102 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 5 Points8 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Sport Contact IIMarathon (GreenGuard)
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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