Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 2014 vs
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalHutchinson
Model Grand PrixFusion 5 Galactik TL
Year 20142017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0100637PV525951
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliHDF 5.1
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams260 grams
Min Air Pressure 110 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
28-559 (26x1 1/8)
28-406 (20x1.10)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand PrixFusion 5 Galactik TL
Specified Weight 245 grams260 grams
Measured Weight 239 grams288 grams
System Adjusted Weight 339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
308 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center No Data2.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall No Data1.05 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data24 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 Grand PrixFusion 5 Galactik TL
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00477
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
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 PrixFusion 5 Galactik TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall Not Tested5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand PrixFusion 5 Galactik TL
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
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