Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017 vs
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015

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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 Zaffiro Slick
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicZaffiro Slick
Year 20172015
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 HighLow
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 0101080111.3ZS.23.25.111TG
EAN 4019238668704
TPI 3/33026
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 23-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2325
Specified Weight 150 grams370 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)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicZaffiro Slick
Specified Weight 150 grams370 grams
Measured Weight 179 grams398 grams
System Adjusted Weight 279 grams
(tire + inner tube)
498 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 22 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 1.9 mm3.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.5 mm0.85 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 27 mmNo Data
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 SuperSonicZaffiro Slick
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00306
15.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00471
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
17.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00513
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
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 SuperSonicZaffiro Slick
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix SuperSonicZaffiro Slick
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 52 / 5
Buy At
  • Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic
  • Vittoria Zaffiro Slick
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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