CX/Gravel Tire Comparison:
Challenge Grifo Pro 2020 vs
Continental Terra Trail TR 2020

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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
  • Challenge Grifo Pro
  • Continental Terra Trail TR
Performance compared to all other CX/Gravel tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ChallengeContinental
Model Grifo ProTerra Trail TR
Year 20202020
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0101697
EAN 88556270060324019238027075
TPI 3003/180
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 33-62240-622
Specified Weight 0 grams445 grams
Min Air Pressure 30 psi44 psi
Max Air Pressure 40 psi73 psi
Made In ThailandGermany
Available Sizes 33-622 (700x33c)40-622 (700x40c)
40-584 (650bx40)
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Challenge Grifo Pro 2020
Continental Terra Trail TR 2020
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Challenge Grifo Pro 2020
Continental Terra Trail TR 2020
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Challenge Grifo Pro 2020
Continental Terra Trail TR 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grifo ProTerra Trail TR
Specified Weight 0 grams445 grams
Measured Weight 365 grams452 grams
Measured Width Casing 33 mm37 mm
Measured Width Tread 32 mm40 mm
Measured Height 31 mm35 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.7 mm1.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 1.8 mm2.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.20 mm1.00 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mm2.00 mm
All size measurements are taken at low air pressure on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Grifo ProTerra Trail TR
Inner Tube Conti Cross28 (160 gr)Conti Cross28 (160 gr)
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Measured Width 33 mm37 mm
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 66 psi/4.6 bar
33-35 = 60 psi/4.1 bar
36-40 = 54 psi/3.7 bar
High Air Pressure
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
21.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00653
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 55 psi/3.8 bar
33-35 = 50 psi/3.4 bar
36-40 = 45 psi/3.1 bar
Medium Air Pressure
23.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00695
23.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00707
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 44 psi/3.0 bar
33-35 = 40 psi/2.8 bar
36-40 = 36 psi/2.6 bar
Low Air Pressure
25.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00770
26.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00779
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 33 psi/2.3 bar
33-35 = 30 psi/2.1 bar
36-40 = 27 psi/1.9bar
Extra Low Air Pressure
30.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00917
31.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00929
The CX/Gravel section is a multi tire size section, air pressures have been adjusted to the measured casing width.

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 Result (higher is better)
Model Grifo ProTerra Trail TR
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points8 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grifo ProTerra Trail TR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Challenge Grifo Pro
  • Continental Terra Trail TR
Performance compared to all other CX/Gravel tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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