Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018 vs
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018 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 5000
  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 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 ContinentalContinentalContinental
Model Grand Prix 5000Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
Year 201820182018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km0 km
Price Range HighHighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010162401016240101628
EAN 401923800782440192380078244019238007923
TPI 3/3303/3303/180
Compound Black ChiliBlack ChiliBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"28"
Width mm 252525
Specified Weight 215 grams215 grams300 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi80 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi109 psi
Made In GermanyGermanyGermany
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
25-584 (650x28b)
28-584 (650x25b)
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
25-584 (650x28b)
28-584 (650x25b)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
28-584 (650x25b)
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 5000Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
Specified Weight 215 grams215 grams300 grams
Measured Weight 221 grams221 grams295 grams
System Adjusted Weight 321 grams
(tire + inner tube)
321 grams
(tire + inner tube)
315 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm2.8 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.55 mm0.95 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mm66 mm66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 28 mm28 mm27 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 5000Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Michelin Latex A1 (80 gr)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
8.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00252
8.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00249
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
10.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00321
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00363
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
9.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00297
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
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 5000Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points10 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 5000Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeGrand Prix 5000 TL
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 5000
  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 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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