Touring Bike Tire Comparison:
CST E-Series Reach 2015 vs
Vredestein Perfect-E 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
  • Vredestein Perfect-E
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand CSTVredestein
Model E-Series ReachPerfect-E
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalSupplied by Continental
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number
TPI -30
Compound
Bead WireWire
ETRTO 37-62237-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 3737
Specified Weight 734 grams660 grams
Min Air Pressure 50 psi56 psi
Max Air Pressure 75 psi80 psi
Made In China
Available Sizes 37-622 (28x1.40)47-622 (28x1.75)
40-622 (28x1.50)
37-622 (28x1.40)
47-559 (26x1.75)
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015
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CST E-Series Reach 2015
Vredestein Perfect-E 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model E-Series ReachPerfect-E
Specified Weight 734 grams660 grams
Measured Weight 734 grams693 grams
Measured Width Casing 37 mm37 mm
Measured Height 34 mm37 mm
Tread Depth 1.1 mm2.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 4.4 mm4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.8 mm1.4 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model E-Series ReachPerfect-E
Inner Tube Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)Conti Tour 28 (170 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 90 psi / 6 bar No DataNo Data
Rolling Resistance 75 psi / 5 bar 19.0 Watts24.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi / 4 bar 21.9 Watts27.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi / 3 bar 26.6 Watts32.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 30 psi / 2 bar 36.2 Watts41.3 Watts
CRR 90 psi / 6 bar No DataNo Data
CRR 75 psi / 5 bar 0.005700.00737
CRR 60 psi / 4 bar 0.006560.00818
CRR 45 psi / 3 bar 0.007970.00959
CRR 30 psi / 2 bar 0.010850.01238
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model E-Series ReachPerfect-E
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points4 Points
Puncture Factor Tread* 44 Points62 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
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model E-Series ReachPerfect-E
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
Buy At
  • CST E-Series Reach
  • Vredestein Perfect-E
Performance compared to all other touring bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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