Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015 vs
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSpecialized
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonTurbo Cotton
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 HighVery High
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Part Number 010017500015-1503
TPI 3/330320
Compound Max Grip SilicaGripton
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 240 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi125 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonTurbo Cotton
Measured Weight 215 grams224 grams
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.7 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.75 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonTurbo Cotton
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 17.2 Watts10.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 18.1 Watts11.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 19.8 Watts12.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 22.5 Watts15.0 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005160.00303
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.005430.00333
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.005940.00375
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.006740.00450
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonTurbo Cotton
Puncture Resistance Tread 179
Puncture Resistance Side 74


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4 SeasonTurbo Cotton
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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