Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018 vs
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL 2020

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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 TL
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalPirelli
Model Grand Prix 5000 TLP Zero Velo Race TLR SL
Year 20182020
Tire Type TubelessTubeless
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 01016283905500
EAN 40192380079238019227390551
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliSmartEvo
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 300 grams245 grams
Min Air Pressure 80 psi72 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi109 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
28-584 (650x25b)
24-622 (700x24c)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL 2020
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL 2020
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 5000 TLP Zero Velo Race TLR SL
Specified Weight 300 grams245 grams
Measured Weight 295 grams247 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
267 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm2.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mm1.1 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mm63 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 27 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 TLP Zero Velo Race TLR SL
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
8.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00249
10.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00309
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
11.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00339
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
9.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00297
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
11.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00348
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
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 TLP Zero Velo Race TLR SL
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 6 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 5000 TLP Zero Velo Race TLR SL
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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