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

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  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

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
Part Number 010063737805725
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)
Continental Grand Prix 2014
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Continental Grand Prix 2014
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Continental Grand Prix 2014
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018

Size and Weight Measurements

Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Grand PrixYksion Elite
Measured Weight 239 grams226 grams
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

Rolling Resistance Test Results

Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Grand PrixYksion Elite
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.0 Watts15.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 14.5 Watts16.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 15.9 Watts17.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.5 Watts21.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004200.00450
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004350.00483
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004770.00537
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005550.00647
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube

Puncture Resistance Test Results

Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Grand PrixYksion Elite
Puncture Resistance Tread 139
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested4


Model Grand PrixYksion Elite
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 52 / 5

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