Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014 vs
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017

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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 4000S II
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalHutchinson
Model Grand Prix 4000S IIFusion 5 Galactik TL
Year 20142017
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 0100945PV525951
EAN
TPI 3/330127
Compound Black ChiliHDF 5.1
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 225 grams260 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4000S IIFusion 5 Galactik TL
Specified Weight 225 grams260 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams288 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
308 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 25 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm2.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.05 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data24 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 4000S IIFusion 5 Galactik TL
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
12.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00366
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
13.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00411
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00465
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
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 4000S IIFusion 5 Galactik TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4000S IIFusion 5 Galactik TL
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4000S II
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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