Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015 vs
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017

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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
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalHutchinson
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonFusion 5 Galactik TL
Year 20152017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0100175PV525951
EAN
TPI 3/330127
Compound Max Grip SilicaHDF 5.1
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams260 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonFusion 5 Galactik TL
Specified Weight 240 grams260 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams288 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
308 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.7 mm2.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm1.05 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data24 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 Prix 4 SeasonFusion 5 Galactik TL
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
17.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00516
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
18.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00543
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
19.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00594
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
22.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00674
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
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 Prix 4 SeasonFusion 5 Galactik TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonFusion 5 Galactik TL
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4 Season
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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