Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018 vs
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015

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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
  • Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeIronman Tubeless
Year 20182015
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
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 010162411700028
EAN 4019238007824
TPI 3/330127
Compound Black ChiliOneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 215 grams330 grams
Min Air Pressure psi70 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi110 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
25-584 (650x28b)
28-584 (650x25b)
22-622 (700x22C)
24-622 (700x24C)
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeIronman Tubeless
Specified Weight 215 grams330 grams
Measured Weight 221 grams336 grams
System Adjusted Weight 321 grams
(tire + inner tube)
356 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm3.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.2 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 TubeIronman Tubeless
Inner Tube Michelin Latex A1 (80 gr)None (0 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
8.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00252
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
13.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00405
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
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 TubeIronman Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points8 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 5000 Latex TubeIronman Tubeless
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube
  • Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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