Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014 vs
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 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 Latex Tube
  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Grand Prix 4000S II Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
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 01009450101628
EAN 4019238007923
TPI 3/3303/180
Compound Black ChiliBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 225 grams300 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi80 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi109 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
28-584 (650x25b)
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4000S II Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
Specified Weight 225 grams300 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams295 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
315 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 25 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.95 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data27 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 II Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
Inner Tube Michelin LatexNone (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
10.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00318
8.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00249
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
9.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00297
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
13.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00399
11.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00348
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 II Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4000S II Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube
  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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