Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018 vs
Vittoria Rubino Pro III 2014

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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 III
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSRubino Pro III
Year 20182014
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
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 0101667111.365.21.25.111BX
EAN
TPI 3/330150
Compound Black Chili-
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 205 grams235 grams
Min Air Pressure psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
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Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
Vittoria Rubino Pro III 2014
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Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
Vittoria Rubino Pro III 2014
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Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS 2018
Vittoria Rubino Pro III 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSRubino Pro III
Specified Weight 205 grams235 grams
Measured Weight 205 grams238 grams
System Adjusted Weight 305 grams
(tire + inner tube)
338 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.3 mm3.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.55 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data
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 III
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00315
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
16.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00480
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
14.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00432
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
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 III
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4000 RSRubino Pro III
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS
  • Vittoria Rubino Pro III
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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