Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 2014 vs
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Grand PrixIronman Tubeless
Year 20142015
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
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 010063711700028
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliOneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 245 grams330 grams
Min Air Pressure 110 psi70 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi110 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)
22-622 (700x22C)
24-622 (700x24C)
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 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 PrixIronman Tubeless
Specified Weight 245 grams330 grams
Measured Weight 239 grams336 grams
System Adjusted Weight 339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
356 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center No Data3.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall No Data1.2 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Grand PrixIronman Tubeless
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (0 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.0 Watts12.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 14.5 Watts13.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 15.9 Watts14.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.5 Watts16.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004200.00387
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004350.00405
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004770.00435
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005550.00498
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Grand PrixIronman Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall Not Tested8 Points

Conclusion


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


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