Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018 vs
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019

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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
  • Maxxis Re-Fuse
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeRe-Fuse
Year 20182019
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 HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 0101624TB86359000
EAN 40192380078244717784018010
TPI 3/33060
Compound Black ChiliSingle
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 215 grams300 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
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)
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeRe-Fuse
Specified Weight 215 grams300 grams
Measured Weight 221 grams296 grams
System Adjusted Weight 321 grams
(tire + inner tube)
396 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm3.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.15 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mm64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 28 mm28 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 TubeRe-Fuse
Inner Tube Michelin Latex A1 (80 gr)Conti 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
8.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00252
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
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 TubeRe-Fuse
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points17 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeRe-Fuse
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Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube
  • Maxxis Re-Fuse
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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