Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
CST E-Series Reach 2015 vs
Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • CST E-Series Reach
  • Schwalbe Energizer Plus
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand CSTSchwalbe
Model E-Series ReachEnergizer Plus
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 11100312
TPI -67
Compound Energizer
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 734 grams730 grams
Min Air Pressure 50 psi55 psi
Max Air Pressure 75 psi85 psi
Made In ChinaIndonesia
Available Sizes 37-622 (28x1.40)50-622 (28x2.00)
47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
32-622 (28x1.25)
47-584 (27.5x1.75)
47-559 (26x1.75)
47-406 (20x1.75)
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Schwalbe Energizer Plus 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model E-Series ReachEnergizer Plus
Specified Weight 734 grams730 grams
Measured Weight 734 grams742 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm35 mm
Measured Height 34 mm36 mm
Tread Depth 1.1 mm2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.4 mm7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.8 mm1.5 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 60 psi / 4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model E-Series ReachEnergizer Plus
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
90 PSI / 6 Bar
No Data19.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00570
Rolling Resistance
75 PSI / 5 Bar
19.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00570
19.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00597
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4 Bar
21.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00656
21.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00644
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
Rolling Resistance
30 PSI / 2 Bar
36.2 Watts
CRR: 0.01085
31.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00935
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

Use the formula: RR (Watts) = CRR * speed (m/s) * load (N) to calculate rolling resistance at a given speed and load.

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model E-Series ReachEnergizer Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 44 Points98 Points
Puncture Factor Side* 11 Points6 Points
* Puncture Factor = Puncture Resistance * Total Tire Thickness.
Puncture Factor provides a more realistic puncture resistance score for touring tires.

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model E-Series ReachEnergizer Plus
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • CST E-Series Reach
  • Schwalbe Energizer Plus
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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