Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Top Contact II 2015 vs
Schwalbe Kojak 2017

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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 ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Top Contact IIKojak
Year 20152017
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Part Number 010044111600020.01
TPI 3/18067
Compound SpeedGrip
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 37-62235-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3735
Specified Weight 600 grams330 grams
Min Air Pressure 50 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 88 psi95 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
50-559 (26x2.00)
32-355 (18x1.25)
32-369 (27x1 1/4)
35-406 (20x1.35)
35-559 (26x1.35)
50-559 (26x2.00)
35-622 (28x.135)
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Continental Top Contact II 2015
Schwalbe Kojak 2017
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Continental Top Contact II 2015
Schwalbe Kojak 2017
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Continental Top Contact II 2015
Schwalbe Kojak 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Top Contact IIKojak
Measured Weight 584 grams351 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm33 mm
Measured Height 35 mm31 mm
Tread Depth 2.5 mm0 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.4 mm3.9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.05 mm0.55 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Top Contact IIKojak
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 21.0 Watts20.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 22.1 Watts21.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.2 Watts24.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.4 Watts29.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 35.6 Watts37.5 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.006290.00615
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006620.00656
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007250.00743
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008510.00872
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.010670.01124
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Top Contact IIKojak
Puncture Resistance Tread 1612
Puncture Resistance Side 63
Puncture Factor Tread* 7047
Puncture Factor Side* 62
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Top Contact IIKojak
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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