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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMichelin
Model Grand Prix 4000S II Latex TubePower Competition
Year 20142016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
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 0100945028426
EAN
TPI 3/3303x180
Compound Black ChiliRace compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 225 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi75 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 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)
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
Michelin Power Competition 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Grand Prix 4000S II Latex TubePower Competition
Specified Weight 225 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 215 grams212 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
312 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 25 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Grand Prix 4000S II Latex TubePower Competition
Inner Tube Michelin LatexConti 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
10.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00318
10.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00327
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
13.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00399
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
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 TubePower Competition
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points3 Points

Conclusion


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


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