X
Mon-Sat 8am-5pm PT
FREE SHIPPING ON ORDERS OVER $50More info
JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST
Sign Up
Serving cyclists
since 2002
WISH
0
AVOID SHIPPING DELAYS & SHORTAGES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON - SHOP NOW!
Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Black Edition Road Tire
Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Black Edition Road Tire Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Special Edition Black
Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Black Edition Road Tire Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Special Edition Black
Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Black Edition Road Tire Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Special Edition Black
Click Here for Larger Image
Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Black Edition Road Tire
Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Black Edition Road Tire Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Special Edition Black
Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Black Edition Road Tire Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Special Edition Black
Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Black Edition Road Tire Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Special Edition Black

Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Black Edition Road Tire

Mfg PartNum:
Weekly Special
You're saving $23.99 with code CONTIBTD2021 today
SALE: $55.96
MSRP:$79.95
That's30%off!
In Stock Now
Ships Free!
Earn $2.79 in VIP credit. Click to Learn More.
279
POINTS
This size is not eligible for VIP points
Please Confirm Size

Backorder: This item is currently out of stock but is available to purchase today as a backorder. The expected availability date shown above is our best estimate as to when it will be shipped to you, but this date is subject to change based on our receipt of this item from its vendor. Shipping in the continental US is free for all backorder items (for international orders, our customer service team will contact you when the item is available to ship). Your credit card will not be charged until your item ships (Paypal requires payment up front, but you can cancel for full refund). Anytime prior to shipment, your backorder can be cancelled by contacting our customer service team.

Continental Grand Prix 4-Season Special Edition Black

Continental's tough Grand Prix 4-Season is even tougher with the addition of the Vectran™ anti-puncture breaker. This all-year training and road racing tire offers the ultimate combination of speed, low weight, and all-weather performance, combined with excellent puncture and sidewall protection.

The stealth, special edition black casing is equipped with DuraSkin sidewall reinforcement for protection against cuts and abrasion. The Vectran breaker wards off flats but is also supple for less rolling resistance and greater comfort than other puncture-resistant barriers.

Features:

  • Double layer Vectran with DuraSkin sidewalls
  • Kevlar beaded folding tire.
  • 430 TPI.
  • Max inflation pressure 120/120/115 psi for 700c x 23/25/28/32mm size tires (622 ISO).
  • Weight is 220/230/250 grams.
  • Similar durability to the ever-popular Continental Gatorskin, but with added performance

  • B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.

    No International Shipping. The manufacturer of this product does not allow us to ship outside the United States and U.S. Territories except to US diplomatic and military base addresses (APO/FPO).

    Wheel Size: 700C/29" (ISO 622) 

    Tire Type: Clincher-Folding 

    Threads Per Inch: 330 

    700 x 23mm - Special Edition Black

    Tire Width: 23mm (0.9in) 

    Mfg PartNum: C1031523 

    700 x 25mm - Special Edition Black

    Mfg PartNum: C1031525 

    Tire Width: 25mm (1.0in) 

    700 x 28mm - Special Edition Black

    Tire Width: 28mm (1.1in) 

    Mfg PartNum: C1031528 

    700 x 32mm - Special Edition Black

    Mfg PartNum: C1031532 

    Tire Width: 32mm (1.3in) 

    Ordered by Most Relevant First
    5 stars
    4 stars
    3 stars
    2 stars
    1 stars
    (139)
    (12)
    (2)
    (0)
    (2)
    (90%)
    (8%)
    (1%)
    (0%)
    (1%)
    Reviewed 11/14/2021
    by Glorenzen
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Nature Coast, FL
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    Some Things Are Worth The Price

    I picked up an old Trek 2100 Composite with many custom components. It had an older version of this tire that made the handling very twitchy. This is a nice upgrade that smooths out the front end, with a nice ride & the stability & durability of a Kevlar tire on a lean profile. I am running a Black Edition Gatorskin on the back with higher rolling resistance ...when it wears out, this is my choice. To paraphrase a successful ad, "Everything rides on your tires".

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 9/9/2021
    by Bill
    East Bay Area
    Overall Rating
    Excellent Product and Service

    I used to get a puncture flat once per month on average with Conti Grand Prix 5000. With these Conti Grand Prix 4-season tires I get far fewer flats, once or twice per year, riding 2,500 to 3,000 miles per year. Tire grip is excellent, though not quite as good as the G.P. 5000, but I can live with the small grip difference to avoid spending time fixing flats. Love the look of the Black Edition. Biketiresdirect.com provides excellent, fast service and great prices.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 7/12/2021
    by Cannondale2019
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Fort Worth TX
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    Best tires on the planet!

    If you are somebody that does long rides. You have to have these tires. I just ordered a second set as a back up the ones I bought about a month ago. These tires allow you to lean into that curb, roll through water and ride on gravel with out a worry in the world. They stick to the road perfect. Bike tires direct is the only place that I have found to have the 700/28. When I can I will be buying another set. I just don�t want to use any other tire after putting these on my bike.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 5/16/2021
    by Jack
    Boston
    Overall Rating
    0 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
    Huge frustration - 1 month/5 flats

    I want to love these tires. Coming from Conti gatorskins (wirebeads), i trusted the Conti name and I love that these are lighter and much easier to install, and bonus points for looking slick. However, in month of use, I've had FIVE flats, 4 in front and 1 in back. Each one has been a pinch, totally blowing out the tube and leaving me stranded on the side of the road miles from home. I'm not new to changing tubes and I never had an issue like this before. Immensely immensely disappointed and frustrated with these tires.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 4/19/2019
    by Toby
    Competitive Racer
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    19 of 24 customers found this review helpful.
    Continental Tires have served me well racing and training for 35 years

    These tires are great for training. They wear very well and handle in good and bad weather. I usually get 3 years out of a set of Continental tires. I average 12 thousand miles a year. I'm a light rider weighing between 128 and 130 lbs. The last set I went 3 years without a single flat. A lot of the roads in southwestern Ohio and Indiana are not the greatest either.

    I highly recommend these tires.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 6/7/2019
    by Jay
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Portland, Oregon
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
    great lighter long lasting trainingendurance tire

    My main concern with tires is flats. I just don't want to deal with them. So for years I used Schwable Marathon Plus 32mm tires on my Salsa La Cruz. I use the bike for commuting into Portland (55 miles round trip) and for touring (a few tours each summer of about 300 miles each). I knew the Schwalbes were heavy but didn't care since I never got flats. That is, unless the 95 mile mark in the 2018 Oregon Gran Fondo. It turns out that the inside of the tire casing was defective and a little wire from the casing was poking into the inner tube. I suspect it wasn't an issue before because I typically ran the tires a bit low, but on the day of the Gran Fondo, I pumped them up to the max PSI. It was really a pain to fix (I had to use a worn piece of gravel to grind the frayed wire down and still ended up pumping the tire up to the minimum inflation to complete the ride). After that mess, I swore I'd switch to a folding tire.

    I looked around for a folding tire with similar puncture resistance and came upon the Grand Prix 4-season. I have over 3,000 miles on them and have just reached the point where I need to replace the rear tire (trust be told I probably should have replaced it about 500 miles ago). The front will probably be good for another thousand miles or so. And so far, ZERO FLATS! As a side benefit, they are much lighter than the Schwalbes and it's very noticeable. The bike is much snappier from a standstill and much faster on the steeper (and longer) hills.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 12/18/2018
    by COLObiker
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Broomfield, CO
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    12 of 12 customers found this review helpful.
    My Flats Stopped When I Got These!

    When I got my new Trek Domane, it came with 32s which I just wasn't ready to go to. I had always run Continental GP 4000S IIs - 23s or 25s, and I saw they made 28s in that tire also, so I got those. I loved the softness of the wider tire and lower air pressure, but I got 4 flats within 200 miles. All goatheads. I lost confidence in the ability of those tires to fend off a couple teeny tiny goatheads, so I went with these 4 Seasons. So far, 300 more miles on the same roads, zero flats. They are a hair stiffer, but I'll take the stronger durability. The black edition was a little splurge but does look better with my partly black bike.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 8/6/2021
    by 700cfanatc
    wisconsin
    Overall Rating
    Love at first ride!

    I was looking for a road tire to use on my gravel bike. Something wide enough to handle poor roads and the occasional unsaved trail but with low rolling resistance and a great ride. These fit my needs perfectly. Continental is my go to brand and the tires definitely live up to my expectations.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 7/22/2021
    by Dave
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Duluth, MN
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    So far this has worked fabulous.

    I have been using these tires for the last year and now I put them on my wife's bike and she is happy with them.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 12/26/2020
    by JeromeG
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Westchester, N-Y
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
    Premium tyre for reasonable cyclists

    Good balance between performance and life-time. Of course they are plenty of cheaper tyres but you pay for quality here. on the other hand, there are more expensive tyres too, but risk of getting a flat tyre or tiny incremental performance ( on the paper) does not justify premium cost for me. I ride every week, all seasons and thus tyre fits my need. Also, i was lucky to get the all-black edition, it looks awesome on my carbon wheels.

    I will definitely repurchase in few months.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 11/26/2020
    by Andrew R
    Austin, TX
    Overall Rating
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Best Tire for Me

    Already reviewed the 28mm. These are excellent, durable tires without the rock hard feel of Gatorskins. I rode 1000s miles over 18 months without a single puncture on very messy urban roads where multiple punctures per ride are the norm, as well as a lot of time on the turbo trainer. Rear tire finally retired due to a small sidewall gash that I booted to get home. Could've kept using it but decided to upgrade to 32mm.

    32mm just give a bit more comfort with lower pressure.

    All black version is slightly darker sidewall then the regular ones that have an almost imperceptible burgundy tint.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 11/28/2020
    by SHBiker
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Upstate NY
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    My First Contis - Love em

    I've been running these in 32mm on my trek domane 'gravel' for the last couple months and loving them. Was previously running Schwalbe G-one Allrounds 35mm (tubed), but I just wasn't riding that much real gravel, so wanted something more road-oriented and quicker but still comfortable.

    I've put about 800mi on them since early October and have had no issues so far, and the tires show hardly any signs of wear (re wear, they seem to be much long-lasting than the g-ones - as a point of comparison, I wore though the rear tire tread in 1300mi on my old g-ones...). Also I'd say I'm about 0.5mph-1mph faster on avg. on these vs. the g-ones. Haven't yet tried the GP4000s or 5000s but I think those would be a bit quicker but less durable. Was hesitant at first to take these tires on dirt paths (towpaths, well maintained dirt roads) near me, but have since ridden them multiple times and felt sturdy and fast, more so than I was expecting. They also handle sections of pretty rough pavement near me well. Overall, a strong, grippy, and versatile tire, esp in 32mm (curious to try 28s in the future). And the black edition looks dope, in my opinion. Very happy with the contis so far, my first experience with the brand - would buy again.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 7/1/2021
    by harrisam
    Cycling Enthusiast
    32168
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    So far a couple of hundred miles on these tires, no flats and the sprue tags haven't even worn off.

    I have been using Continentals for a long time without any serious issues. The quality control seems to have improved. They go on easier and seem to seat better. It's too early to tell about the durability, but so far it is starting to look better as well.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 9/13/2021
    by Tony D
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Phoenix, AZ
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    This is great tire you can run year round for road rides

    I use this tire on all my road bikes, and they are fantastic. I live in AZ, and these hold up to thorns very well.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 10/16/2020
    by Jeronimo
    New Mexico
    Overall Rating
    1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
    Great tandem tire!

    Co motion Tandem carries around 350 pounds including bike weight. Replaced original conti gatorskins which flatted twice while new. Then self de-rimmed at slow speed. New 4-Seasons, both wheels trouble free. No flats since mounting. Handles well and a confident grip on scary heavy tandem decending. New Mexico varies hot to below freezing roads. Performs on tandem as expected. Worth it!

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 9/10/2021
    by Anonymous
    boston , MA
    Overall Rating
    Have not had a flat after 4,000 miles

    riding mostly on bituminous concrete roadway and bike paths surfaces.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 6/10/2021
    by SATXcyclist
    Cycling Enthusiast
    San Antonio, TX
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
    Excellent road tire

    I log 6000 miles per year on several bikes and only use Continental tires. The GP 4 season is one of my favorites. My county does a poor job of accommodating cyclists so that riding is on county roads and shoulders that are filled with debris. The GP 4 does an excellent job of soaking up the rough pavements with minimal punctures.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 9/23/2020
    Cycling Enthusiast
    Rocklin CA
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    Excellent in many ways

    After trying many other tires I finally discovered the best of 'em all. This is a durable, long lasting tire. I get thousands of miles out of these tires and very few flats. It fits the rims nicely, so it is less effort when taking them off and putting them back on. Great cornering and tracking, even on wet pavement. I ride 25's and the drag is not noticeable if there is one. My air pressure is 100 psi. My opinion is this is the best tire out there.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 8/31/2020
    by Carfreeguy
    Cycling Enthusiast
    No Virgina
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
    Reliable gravel and road tire

    Used this in the rear (700x32) to complete the C&O Canal and the Great Allegheny Passage trails. Rock solid performance with no flats or issues. 334 miles of gravel, mud and asphalt.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    Reviewed 6/26/2020
    by Wally
    Cycling Enthusiast
    NE Illinois, SE Wisconsin
    Value Rating
    Overall Rating
    my favorite rear tire

    My history for rear flats is appalling. This is my latest attempt at mitigation..

    It has turned out quite well. 2100 miles w no rear flats. This is very good for me and includes removing a staple from the rear tread after one ride wo a problem.

    On the downside I blew out a front at 500 miles w a sidewall cut.

    Now riding w Michelin Power Protection on the front (always been good on the front) and Conti 4-Season on the rear and having very good results. I do 100 mile rides (3 last week) so tire reliability is a big deal for me.

    It's not scientific, but I haven't ever had better results.

    Was this review useful to you? Yes/No
    Thank you for your feedback.
    See more reviews

    Articles will open in new tab.

    A guide to bicycle tire sizes, both standard on newer bikes and common on older bikes.
    Understanding older bicycle tire sizes.
    A useful chart for determining the tire size you need for your bicycle.
    Tire Tips   
    Tips for proper bicycle tire mounting and tire safety.
    A guide to understanding tire width.
    A guide to understanding bicycle tire tread patterns and what you should look for.

    We are committed to delivering outstanding value and service to our customers, every day.
    Try us today to see why so many of our customers come back again and again.

    *Orders received before 3:00PM Pacific time are shipped the same day (Mon-Sat). Orders over $50
    are shipped free (USA only, excluding AK and HI). Some exceptions apply. See Shipping for details. 01

    SUBSCRIBE

    Want to save on all your Bike Tires Direct purchases? Sign up here for exclusive discount offers.

    BikeTiresDirect on Facebook BikeTiresDirect on Instagram BikeTiresDirect on Strava
    5741 NE 87th Ave (I-205 exit 23B) Portland, OR 97220 | 800-682-0570 | [email protected]