Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Sport Contact II 2016 vs
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

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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 Sport Contact II
  • Vredestein Perfect-E
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalVredestein
Model Sport Contact IIPerfect-E
Year 20162015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Continental
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 0101015
TPI 3/18030
Compound
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 520 grams660 grams
Min Air Pressure 75 psi56 psi
Max Air Pressure 90 psi80 psi
Made In India
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)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
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Continental Sport Contact II 2016
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Continental Sport Contact II 2016
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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Continental Sport Contact II 2016
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Sport Contact IIPerfect-E
Specified Weight 520 grams660 grams
Measured Weight 479 grams693 grams
Measured Width Casing 36 mm37 mm
Measured Height 34 mm37 mm
Tread Depth 0.5 mm2.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.2 mm4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.4 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Sport Contact IIPerfect-E
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
18.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00543
No Data
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
18.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00567
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
20.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00618
27.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00818
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
23.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00713
32.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00959
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
30.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00902
41.3 Watts
CRR: 0.01238
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 Sport Contact IIPerfect-E
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 55 Points62 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 5 Points6 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Sport Contact IIPerfect-E
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Sport Contact II
  • Vredestein Perfect-E
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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