Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 2014 vs
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalZipp
Model Grand PrixTangente Speed
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 MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010063700.1918.192.020
EAN
TPI 3/180220
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams0 grams
Min Air Pressure 110 psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi145 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
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
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 2014
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand PrixTangente Speed
Specified Weight 245 grams0 grams
Measured Weight 239 grams190 grams
System Adjusted Weight 339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
290 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center No Data2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall No Data0.45 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data
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 PrixTangente Speed
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
11.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00348
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00477
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
17.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00519
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 PrixTangente Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall Not Tested3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand PrixTangente Speed
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Zipp Tangente Speed
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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