Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018

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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
  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Competition (tubular)Grand Prix 4000 RS
Year 20162018
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 HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 01961890101667
EAN
TPI 3/1803/330
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams205 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
25-622 (700x25c)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018

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 4000 RS
Specified Weight 280 grams205 grams
Measured Weight 285 grams205 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
305 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.55 mm
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 4000 RS
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts10.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts11.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts12.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts14.4 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00315
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00330
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00369
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00432
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Grand Prix 4000 RS
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Grand Prix 4000 RS
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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