Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018 vs
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014

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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Grand Prix 5000 TLUltremo ZX
Year 20182014
Tire Type TubelessTubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 010162811600036.02
EAN 4019238007923
TPI 3/180127
Compound Black ChiliRaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 300 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 80 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi130 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
28-584 (650x25b)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL 2018
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix 5000 TLUltremo ZX
Specified Weight 300 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 295 grams229 grams
System Adjusted Weight 315 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
329 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mmNo Data
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 27 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 TLUltremo ZX
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
8.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00249
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
9.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00297
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
11.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00348
19.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00585
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 TLUltremo ZX
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 6 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix 5000 TLUltremo ZX
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Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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