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

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalHutchinson
Model Grand PrixFusion 5 Performance 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 0100637PV526011
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliHDF 5.2
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams315 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 Performance TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Grand PrixFusion 5 Performance TL
Specified Weight 245 grams315 grams
Measured Weight 239 grams323 grams
System Adjusted Weight 339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
343 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center No Data3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall No Data1.3 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data23 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Grand PrixFusion 5 Performance 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
13.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00393
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00477
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
17.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00534
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 Performance TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall Not Tested7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand PrixFusion 5 Performance TL
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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