Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017 vs
Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed 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 Rubino Pro Speed
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicRubino Pro Speed
Year 20172016
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 0101080111.3RS.22.25.111BX
EAN 40192386687048022530001960
TPI 3/330180
Compound Black Chili3C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 23-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2325
Specified Weight 150 grams190 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 145 psi130 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed 2016
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed 2016
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicRubino Pro Speed
Specified Weight 150 grams190 grams
Measured Weight 179 grams206 grams
System Adjusted Weight 279 grams
(tire + inner tube)
306 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm27 mm
Measured Height 22 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 1.9 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.5 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mm63 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 27 mm32 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 SuperSonicRubino Pro Speed
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
11.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00357
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
12.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00378
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
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 SuperSonicRubino Pro Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicRubino Pro Speed
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic
  • Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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