Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
    Continental Top Contact II 2015 Vs
    Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016

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    Manufacturer Specs
    Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
    Model Top Contact IIMarathon Almotion
    Year 20152016
    Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
    Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
    New or Used NewNew
    Mileage 0 km0 km
    Price Range HighHigh
    Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
    Part Number 010044111600593
    TPI 3/18067
    Compound OneStar
    Bead FoldingFolding
    ETRTO 37-62240-622
    Size Inch 28"28"
    Width mm 3740
    Specified Weight 600 grams610 grams
    Min Pressure 5050
    Max Pressure 8880
    Made In GermanyIndonesia
    Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
    42-622 (28x1.60)
    37-622 (28x1.40)
    50-559 (26x2.00)
    55-622 (28x2.15)
    50-622 (28x2.00)
    40-622 (28x1.50)
    50-584 (27.5x2.00)
    55-559 (26x2.15)
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    Continental Top Contact II 2015
    Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
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    Continental Top Contact II 2015
    Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016
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    Continental Top Contact II 2015
    Schwalbe Marathon Almotion 2016

    Size and Weight Measurements


    Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
    Model Top Contact IIMarathon Almotion
    Measured Weight 584 grams629 grams
    Measured Width Carcass 37 mm38 mm
    Measured Height 35 mm39 mm
    Tread Depth 2.5 mm2 mm
    Total Tire Thickness Center 4.4 mm6.6 mm
    Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.05 mm0.9 mm



    Rolling Resistance Test Results


    Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
    Model Top Contact IIMarathon Almotion
    Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
    Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 21.0 WattsNo Data
    Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 22.1 Watts15.8 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.2 Watts17.1 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.4 Watts19.4 Watts
    Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 35.6 Watts24.9 Watts
    CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00629No Data
    CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006620.00474
    CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007250.00513
    CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008510.00582
    CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.010670.00746
    Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube


    Puncture Resistance Test Results


    Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
    Model Top Contact IIMarathon Almotion
    Puncture Resistance Tread 1613
    Puncture Resistance Side 65
    Puncture Factor Tread* 7086
    Puncture Factor Side* 65
    * Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
    Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


    Conclusion


    Conclusion
    Model Top Contact IIMarathon Almotion
    Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
    Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
    Rating 3 / 55 / 5
    Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com

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