Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 2014 vs
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Grand PrixRe-Fuse
Year 20142019
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 MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 0100637TB86359000
EAN 4717784018010
TPI 3/18060
Compound Black ChiliSingle
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams300 grams
Min Air Pressure 110 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 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)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand PrixRe-Fuse
Specified Weight 245 grams300 grams
Measured Weight 239 grams296 grams
System Adjusted Weight 339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
396 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center No Data3.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall No Data1.15 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data28 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 PrixRe-Fuse
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
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00477
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
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 PrixRe-Fuse
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points17 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall Not Tested7 Points

Conclusion


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


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