Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018 vs
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance 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 5000 Latex Tube
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalHutchinson
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeFusion 5 Performance TL
Year 20182017
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 0101624PV526011
EAN 4019238007824
TPI 3/330127
Compound Black ChiliHDF 5.2
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 215 grams315 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
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 Latex Tube 2018
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeFusion 5 Performance TL
Specified Weight 215 grams315 grams
Measured Weight 221 grams323 grams
System Adjusted Weight 321 grams
(tire + inner tube)
343 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.3 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mm62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 28 mm23 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 5000 Latex TubeFusion 5 Performance TL
Inner Tube Michelin Latex A1 (80 gr)None (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
8.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00252
13.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00393
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
17.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00534
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 5000 Latex TubeFusion 5 Performance TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeFusion 5 Performance TL
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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