Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016 vs
Panaracer Race L Evo 3 2018

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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 Force II
  • Panaracer Race L Evo 3
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalPanaracer
Model Grand Prix Force IIRace L Evo 3
Year 20162018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
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 0100489RF725-RCL-B3
EAN 4931253013621
TPI 3/330-
Compound Black ChiliZSG Dual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 24-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2425
Specified Weight 195 grams200 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi140 psi
Made In GermanyJapan
Available Sizes 24-622 (700x24C)23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
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Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
Panaracer Race L Evo 3 2018
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Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
Panaracer Race L Evo 3 2018
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Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
Panaracer Race L Evo 3 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix Force IIRace L Evo 3
Specified Weight 195 grams200 grams
Measured Weight 196 grams199 grams
System Adjusted Weight 296 grams
(tire + inner tube)
299 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.3 mm2.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.5 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data69 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data30 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 Force IIRace L Evo 3
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
13.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00417
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00348
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
19.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00570
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 Force IIRace L Evo 3
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix Force IIRace L Evo 3
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix Force II
  • Panaracer Race L Evo 3
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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