Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014 vs
Michelin Power Competition 2016 vs
Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless 2016

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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
  • Michelin Power Competition
  • Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless
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Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMichelinSchwalbe
Model Grand Prix 4000S IIPower CompetitionPro One Tubeless
Year 201420162016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km0 km
Price Range HighHighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010094502842611600809
TPI 3/3303x180127
Compound Black ChiliRace compoundOneStar
Bead FoldingFoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"28"
Width mm 252525
Specified Weight 225 grams215 grams255 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi75 psi75 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi110 psi
Made In GermanyThailand-
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
25-584 (650x25B)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Michelin Power Competition 2016
Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Michelin Power Competition 2016
Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Michelin Power Competition 2016
Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Grand Prix 4000S IIPower CompetitionPro One Tubeless
Measured Weight 215 grams212 grams257 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
312 grams
(tire + inner tube)
277 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 25 mm24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm2.6 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.5 mm0.9 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo DataNo Data
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Grand Prix 4000S IIPower CompetitionPro One Tubeless
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 12.2 Watts10.9 Watts11.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 12.9 Watts11.8 Watts11.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 13.7 Watts13.6 Watts12.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 15.5 Watts16.6 Watts14.8 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.003660.003270.00330
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.003870.003540.00348
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004110.004080.00384
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.004650.004980.00444
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTubeNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Grand Prix 4000S IIPower CompetitionPro One Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points11 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points3 Points6 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4000S IIPower CompetitionPro One Tubeless
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4000S II
  • Michelin Power Competition
  • Schwalbe Pro One Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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