Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017 vs
Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready 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 SuperSonic
  • Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicPadrone Tubeless Ready
Year 20172018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
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 0101080TB86459100
EAN 40192386687044717784028842
TPI 3/330170
Compound Black ChiliDual-Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 23-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2325
Specified Weight 150 grams270 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi105 psi
Max Air Pressure 145 psi125 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready 2018
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready 2018
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicPadrone Tubeless Ready
Specified Weight 150 grams270 grams
Measured Weight 179 grams264 grams
System Adjusted Weight 279 grams
(tire + inner tube)
284 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 22 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 1.9 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.5 mm0.9 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mm64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 27 mm24 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 SuperSonicPadrone Tubeless Ready
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00306
13.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00393
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
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 SuperSonicPadrone Tubeless Ready
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicPadrone Tubeless Ready
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic
  • Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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