Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016 vs
Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 2.0 (open) 2019

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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
  • Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 2.0 (open)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Grand Prix Force IICorsa Control G+ 2.0 (open)
Year 20162019
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010048911A.00.104
EAN 8022530019071
TPI 3/330320
Compound Black ChiliG+2.0
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 24-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2425
Specified Weight 195 grams265 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi145 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 24-622 (700x24C)25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
30-622 (700x30c)
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Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 2.0 (open) 2019
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Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 2.0 (open) 2019
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Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 2.0 (open) 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix Force IICorsa Control G+ 2.0 (open)
Specified Weight 195 grams265 grams
Measured Weight 196 grams262 grams
System Adjusted Weight 296 grams
(tire + inner tube)
362 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.3 mm2.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.5 mm0.9 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data70 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data34 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 IICorsa Control G+ 2.0 (open)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00348
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
17.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00510
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
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 IICorsa Control G+ 2.0 (open)
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix Force IICorsa Control G+ 2.0 (open)
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix Force II
  • Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 2.0 (open)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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