Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018 vs
Veloflex Corsa 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 5000
  • Veloflex Corsa
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVeloflex
Model Grand Prix 5000Corsa
Year 20182016
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 HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0101624
EAN 40192380078248033959671115
TPI 3/330320
Compound Black ChiliNatural exclusive
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 215 grams205 grams
Min Air Pressure psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 psi
Made In GermanyItaly
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)
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018
Veloflex Corsa 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 5000Corsa
Specified Weight 215 grams205 grams
Measured Weight 221 grams200 grams
System Adjusted Weight 321 grams
(tire + inner tube)
300 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.75 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 28 mmNo Data
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 5000Corsa
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
10.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00321
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00363
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
18.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00546
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 5000Corsa
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 5000Corsa
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 5000
  • Veloflex Corsa
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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