Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Top Contact Winter II 2016 Vs
Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 2016

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Manufacturer Specs
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Top Contact Winter IIMarathon Supreme
Year 20162016
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Part Number 010071311600780
TPI 3/18067
Compound Winter compoundOneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 470 grams440 grams
Min Pressure 5855
Max Pressure 8585
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
55-559 (26x2.20)
50-559 (26x1.90)
50-622 (28x2.00)
42-622 (28x1.60)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
50-584 (27.5x2.00)
42-584 (27.5x1.60)
50-559 (26x2.00)
42-559 (26x1.60)
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Continental Top Contact Winter II 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 2016
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Continental Top Contact Winter II 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 2016
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Continental Top Contact Winter II 2016
Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Top Contact Winter IIMarathon Supreme
Measured Weight 468 grams431 grams
Measured Width Carcass 32 mm35 mm
Measured Height 32 mm34 mm
Tread Depth 2.3 mm1.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 5.5 mm5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm0.7 mm



Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Top Contact Winter IIMarathon Supreme
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar 26.6 Watts15.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 27.0 Watts16.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 28.5 Watts19.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 30.8 Watts23.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 36.4 Watts32.3 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar 0.007970.00474
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.008090.00507
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.008540.00573
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.009230.00707
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.010910.00968
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Top Contact Winter IIMarathon Supreme
Puncture Resistance Tread 1715
Puncture Resistance Side 54
Puncture Factor Tread* 9475
Puncture Factor Side* 43
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Top Contact Winter IIMarathon Supreme
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com

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