Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Continental Grand Prix 2014

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Competition (tubular)Grand Prix
Year 20162014
Tire Type TubularTubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range Very HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 01961890100637
EAN
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams245 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi110 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
28-559 (26x1 1/8)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Continental Grand Prix 2014
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Continental Grand Prix 2014
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Continental Grand Prix 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Competition (tubular)Grand Prix
Specified Weight 280 grams245 grams
Measured Weight 285 grams239 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mmNo Data
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mmNo Data
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Competition (tubular)Grand Prix
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts14.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts14.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts15.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts18.5 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00420
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00435
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00477
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00555
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Grand Prix
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 PointsNot Tested
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Grand Prix
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
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