Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018 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 5000 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 5000 Latex TubePower Competition
Year 20182016
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 0101624028426
EAN 4019238007824
TPI 3/3303x180
Compound Black ChiliRace compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 215 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure psi75 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
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
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Michelin Power Competition 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubePower Competition
Specified Weight 215 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 221 grams212 grams
System Adjusted Weight 321 grams
(tire + inner tube)
312 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.5 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 5000 Latex TubePower Competition
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
10.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00327
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
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 TubePower Competition
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubePower Competition
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube
  • Michelin Power Competition
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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