Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 2014 vs
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Grand PrixDurano Plus
Year 20142017
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 010063711600640
EAN 4026495740487
TPI 3/18067
Compound Black ChiliDual
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams380 grams
Min Air Pressure 110 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
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)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand PrixDurano Plus
Specified Weight 245 grams380 grams
Measured Weight 239 grams400 grams
System Adjusted Weight 339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
500 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center No Data4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall No Data1.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data27 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 PrixDurano Plus
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
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
20.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00621
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00477
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
26.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00791
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 PrixDurano Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points15 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall Not Tested7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand PrixDurano Plus
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Durano Plus
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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