Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Challenge Strada Pro 2017 vs
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017

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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 Strada Pro
  • Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ChallengeContinental
Model Strada ProGrand Prix SuperSonic
Year 20172017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
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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Manufacturer Part Number 0101080
EAN 4019238668704
TPI 3003/330
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62223-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2523
Specified Weight 240 grams150 grams
Min Air Pressure 100 psi115 psi
Max Air Pressure 145 psi145 psi
Made In ThailandGermany
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25C)20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
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Challenge Strada Pro 2017
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
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Challenge Strada Pro 2017
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
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Challenge Strada Pro 2017
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Strada ProGrand Prix SuperSonic
Specified Weight 240 grams150 grams
Measured Weight 254 grams179 grams
System Adjusted Weight 354 grams
(tire + inner tube)
279 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.3 mm1.9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data27 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 100 psi / 6.9 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Strada ProGrand Prix SuperSonic
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
10.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00306
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00459
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
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 Strada ProGrand Prix SuperSonic
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 3 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Strada ProGrand Prix SuperSonic
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Challenge Strada Pro
  • Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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