Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015 vs
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016

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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
  • Continental Grand Prix 4 Season
  • Continental Grand Prix Force II
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonGrand Prix Force II
Year 20152016
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 HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 01001750100489
EAN
TPI 3/3303/330
Compound Max Grip SilicaBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 240 grams195 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi95 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
24-622 (700x24C)
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonGrand Prix Force II
Specified Weight 240 grams195 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams196 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
296 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.7 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.5 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 Prix 4 SeasonGrand Prix Force II
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 17.2 Watts11.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 18.1 Watts11.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 19.8 Watts13.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 22.5 Watts16.3 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005160.00330
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.005430.00348
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.005940.00402
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.006740.00489
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonGrand Prix Force II
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonGrand Prix Force II
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4 Season
  • Continental Grand Prix Force II
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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