Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014 vs
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

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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
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalPirelli
Model Grand Prix 4000S IICinturato Velo TLR
Year 20142018
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 0100945
EAN 8019227337075
TPI 3/33060
Compound Black ChiliSmartNET Silica w/aramid
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 225 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi116 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4000S IICinturato Velo TLR
Specified Weight 225 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams306 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm28 mm
Measured Height 25 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm3.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.95 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data28 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 IICinturato Velo TLR
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
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
13.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00411
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00465
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 IICinturato Velo TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points20 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4000S IICinturato Velo TLR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4000S II
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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