Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015 vs
Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 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 Pro UST Tubeless
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 Pro UST Tubeless
Year 20152018
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 010017539938825
EAN 0889645491714
TPI 3/330127
Compound Max Grip Silica11 Storm
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams260 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi72 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi102 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonYksion Pro UST Tubeless
Specified Weight 240 grams260 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams256 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
276 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.7 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm1.1 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data27 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 Pro UST Tubeless
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
17.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00516
11.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00351
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
18.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00543
12.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00366
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
19.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00594
13.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00399
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
22.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00674
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
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 Pro UST Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonYksion Pro UST Tubeless
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4 Season
  • Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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