Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014 vs
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season 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 Latex Tube
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season 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 II Latex TubeFusion 5 All Season TL
Year 20142017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0100945PV526131
EAN
TPI 3/330127
Compound Black ChiliHDF 5.3
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 225 grams325 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 Latex Tube 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 4000S II Latex TubeFusion 5 All Season TL
Specified Weight 225 grams325 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams335 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
355 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 25 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm3.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.3 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data23 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 TubeFusion 5 All Season 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
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
15.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00456
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
16.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00504
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
13.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00399
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
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 TubeFusion 5 All Season TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 4000S II Latex TubeFusion 5 All Season TL
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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