CX/Gravel Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 S TR 32 2021 vs
Maxxis Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 40 2021

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Grand Prix 5000 S TR 32Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 40
Year 20212021
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range Very HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0101869ETB00195800
EAN 40192380544084717784038070
TPI 2/220120
Compound BlackChiliDual
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 32-62240-622
Specified Weight 320 grams440 grams
Min Air Pressure psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 73 psi60 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
30-622 (700x30c)
32-622 (700x32c)
30-584 (650x30b)
32-584 (650x32b)
38-622 (700x38c)
40-622 (700x40c)
45-622 (700x45c)
50-622 (700x50c)
47-584 (650x47b)
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 S TR 2021
Maxxis Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 2021
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 S TR 2021
Maxxis Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 2021
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 S TR 2021
Maxxis Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 2021

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 5000 S TR 32Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 40
Specified Weight 320 grams440 grams
Measured Weight 310 grams420 grams
Measured Width Casing 30 mm (un-round)39 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 30 mm40 mm
Measured Height 28 mm (un-round)37 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 0.0 mm1.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 0.0 mm1.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mm1.80 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 Grand Prix 5000 S TR 32Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 40
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Inner Tube Conti Cross28 (160 gr)Conti Cross28 (160 gr)
Measured Width 30 mm39 mm
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 66 psi/4.6 bar
33-35 = 60 psi/4.1 bar
36-38 = 54 psi/3.7 bar
39-42 = 50 psi/3.4 bar
High Air Pressure
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Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 55 psi/3.8 bar
33-35 = 50 psi/3.4 bar
36-38 = 45 psi/3.1 bar
39-42 = 42 psi/2.9 bar
Medium Air Pressure
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 44 psi/3.0 bar
33-35 = 40 psi/2.8 bar
36-38 = 36 psi/2.6 bar
39-42 = 33 psi/2.3 bar
Low Air Pressure
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
(44 psi / 3.0 bar)
28.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00863
(33 psi / 2.3 bar)
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 33 psi/2.3 bar
33-35 = 30 psi/2.1 bar
36-38 = 27 psi/1.9 bar
39-42 = 25 psi/1.7 bar
Extra Low Air Pressure
21.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00641
(33 psi / 2.3 bar)
34.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01034
(25 psi / 1.7 bar)
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 Results (higher is better)
Model Grand Prix 5000 S TR 32Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 40
Total Puncture Score Tread 38 Points28 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 2.2 mm1.8 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Static Grip Test Results


Static Grip Test Results (higher is better)
Model Grand Prix 5000 S TR 32Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 40
Wet Grip Average 72 Points63 Points
Wet Grip Center Members OnlyMembers Only
Wet Grip Edge Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Knob Height Center 0.0 mm1.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 0.0 mm1.8 mm
Grip in points = coefficient of friction * 100
Wet Grip Test and Off-Road Tires (info)

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 5000 S TR 32Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 40
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 S TR 32
  • Maxxis Rambler EXO/TR 120 TPI 40
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