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

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Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Top Contact IIMarathon Mondial Evo
Year 20152016
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Part Number 0100441
TPI 3/18067
Compound TravelStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 600 grams570 grams
Min Pressure 5055
Max Pressure 881
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
50-559 (26x2.00)
50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
50-584 (27.5x2.00)
55-559 (26x2.15)
50-559 (26x2.00)
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Continental Top Contact II 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
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Continental Top Contact II 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016
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Continental Top Contact II 2015
Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Top Contact IIMarathon Mondial Evo
Measured Weight 584 grams579 grams
Measured Width Carcass 37 mm35 mm
Measured Height 35 mm34 mm
Tread Depth 2.5 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.4 mm6.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.05 mm1.1 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Top Contact IIMarathon Mondial Evo
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 21.0 Watts23.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 22.1 Watts24.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.2 Watts26.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.4 Watts30.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 35.6 Watts38.6 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.006290.00701
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006620.00734
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007250.00800
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008510.00923
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.010670.01157
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Top Contact IIMarathon Mondial Evo
Puncture Resistance Tread 1614
Puncture Resistance Side 66
Puncture Factor Tread* 7085
Puncture Factor Side* 67
* 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 Mondial Evo
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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