Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 2014 vs
Michelin Lithion 2 2015

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMichelin
Model Grand PrixLithion 2
Year 20142015
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 0100637146051
EAN
TPI 3/18060
Compound Black ChiliPerformance Grip
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams250 grams
Min Air Pressure 110 psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi109 psi
Made In Germany-
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
Michelin Lithion 2 2015
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Michelin Lithion 2 2015
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Michelin Lithion 2 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Grand PrixLithion 2
Specified Weight 245 grams250 grams
Measured Weight 239 grams268 grams
System Adjusted Weight 339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
368 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center No Data3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall No Data0.55 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Grand PrixLithion 2
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.0 Watts15.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 14.5 Watts16.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 15.9 Watts18.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.5 Watts22.0 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004200.00477
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004350.00501
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004770.00561
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005550.00659
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Grand PrixLithion 2
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall Not Tested4 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand PrixLithion 2
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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  • Michelin Lithion 2
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