Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017 vs
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016

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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicCorsa G+ (tubular)
Year 20172016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubular
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number 0101080111.1CX.00.25.411TG
EAN 4019238668704
TPI 3/330320
Compound Black Chili4C G+ Isotech
Bead FoldingTubular
ETRTO 23-62228x25
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2325
Specified Weight 150 grams280 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 145 psi175 psi
Made In Germany-
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
28x23
28x25
28x28
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicCorsa G+ (tubular)
Specified Weight 150 grams280 grams
Measured Weight 179 grams281 grams
System Adjusted Weight 279 grams
(tire + inner tube)
291 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 22 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 1.9 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.5 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 27 mm30 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 SuperSonicCorsa G+ (tubular)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Tubular
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not Tested11.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00357
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00306
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
12.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00384
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
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 SuperSonicCorsa G+ (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicCorsa G+ (tubular)
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic
  • Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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