Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Grand Prix TT 2016 vs
Specialized S-Works Turbo 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 TT
  • Specialized S-Works Turbo
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSpecialized
Model Grand Prix TTS-Works Turbo
Year 20162016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Supplied by ContinentalBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010107700015-1074
EAN
TPI 3/330120
Compound Black ChiliGripton
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 190 grams210 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi125 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
28-622 (700x28C)
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Continental Grand Prix TT 2016
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016
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Continental Grand Prix TT 2016
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016
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Continental Grand Prix TT 2016
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Grand Prix TTS-Works Turbo
Specified Weight 190 grams210 grams
Measured Weight 195 grams215 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + inner tube)
315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 1.9 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data60 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data30 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 TTS-Works Turbo
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
9.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00297
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
10.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00315
14.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00432
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
13.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00417
19.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00588
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 TTS-Works Turbo
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Grand Prix TTS-Works Turbo
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Continental Grand Prix TT
  • Specialized S-Works Turbo
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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