Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 2014 vs
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMavic
Model Grand PrixYksion Elite
Year 20142018
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 MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010063737805725
EAN 0887850550424
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliSingle Compund
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 110 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi110 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
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
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand PrixYksion Elite
Specified Weight 245 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 239 grams226 grams
System Adjusted Weight 339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center No Data3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall No Data0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data29 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 PrixYksion Elite
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
16.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00483
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00477
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
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 PrixYksion Elite
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall Not Tested4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand PrixYksion Elite
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 52 / 5
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  • Mavic Yksion Elite
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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