Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018 vs
Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0 2019

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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 4000 RS
  • Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSRubino Pro G+ 2.0
Year 20182019
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 HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 010166711A.00.140
EAN 8022530019798
TPI 3/330150
Compound Black Chili3C G+ 2.0
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 205 grams250 grams
Min Air Pressure psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
30-622 (700x30c)
23-571 (650x23B)
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Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0 2019
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Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0 2019
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Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSRubino Pro G+ 2.0
Specified Weight 205 grams250 grams
Measured Weight 205 grams245 grams
System Adjusted Weight 305 grams
(tire + inner tube)
345 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.3 mm2.9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data34 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 4000 RSRubino Pro G+ 2.0
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00315
15.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00456
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
19.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00570
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
14.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00432
23.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00707
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 4000 RSRubino Pro G+ 2.0
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSRubino Pro G+ 2.0
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS
  • Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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