Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014 vs
Schwalbe Lugano II 2020

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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
  • Schwalbe Lugano II
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Grand Prix 4000S IILugano II
Year 20142020
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 HighLow
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Manufacturer Part Number 010094511654009
EAN 4026495864817
TPI 3/33050
Compound Black ChiliSilica
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 225 grams280 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Schwalbe Lugano II 2020
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Schwalbe Lugano II 2020
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Schwalbe Lugano II 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4000S IILugano II
Specified Weight 225 grams280 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams265 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
365 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 25 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm3.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.8 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data30 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 IILugano II
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
19.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00576
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
13.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00411
21.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00632
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00465
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
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 IILugano II
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4000S IILugano II
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4000S II
  • Schwalbe Lugano II
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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