Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015 vs
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018

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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
  • Mavic Yksion Elite
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMavic
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonYksion Elite
Year 20152018
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 010017537805725
EAN 0887850550424
TPI 3/330120
Compound Max Grip SilicaSingle Compund
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi110 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
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
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonYksion Elite
Specified Weight 240 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams226 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.7 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data29 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 SeasonYksion Elite
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
17.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00516
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
18.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00543
16.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00483
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
19.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00594
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
22.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00674
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
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 SeasonYksion Elite
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonYksion Elite
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4 Season
  • Mavic Yksion Elite
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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