Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017 vs
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017

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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicDurano Plus
Year 20172017
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 HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 010108011600640
EAN 40192386687044026495740487
TPI 3/33067
Compound Black ChiliDual
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 23-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2325
Specified Weight 150 grams380 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 145 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicDurano Plus
Specified Weight 150 grams380 grams
Measured Weight 179 grams400 grams
System Adjusted Weight 279 grams
(tire + inner tube)
500 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm27 mm
Measured Height 22 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 1.9 mm4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.5 mm1.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mm62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 27 mm27 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 SuperSonicDurano Plus
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
10.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00306
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
20.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00621
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
26.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00791
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 SuperSonicDurano Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points15 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicDurano Plus
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic
  • Schwalbe Durano Plus
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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