Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Top Contact II 2015 vs
Vittoria Randonneur 2015

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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 ContinentalVittoria
Model Top Contact IIRandonneur
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 0100441111.3R2.26.37.111TG
TPI 3/18030
Compound
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 600 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure 50 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 88 psi70 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 47-622 (28x1.75)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
50-559 (26x2.00)
37-622 (28x1.40)
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Continental Top Contact II 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Continental Top Contact II 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015
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Continental Top Contact II 2015
Vittoria Randonneur 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Top Contact IIRandonneur
Measured Weight 584 grams598 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm33 mm
Measured Height 35 mm33 mm
Tread Depth 2.5 mm1.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.4 mm5.7 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 IIRandonneur
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 Watts29.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 24.2 Watts32.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 28.4 Watts38.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 35.6 Watts52.1 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.00629No Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.006620.00869
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.007250.00971
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.008510.01166
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.010670.01562
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Top Contact IIRandonneur
Puncture Resistance Tread 1621
Puncture Resistance Side 64
Puncture Factor Tread* 70120
Puncture Factor Side* 64
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Top Contact IIRandonneur
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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