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Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL Road Tire

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Continental's Grand Prix 5000 TL Road Tire is a high-performing, all-rounder, tubeless road tire featuring even better versions of Black Chili tread compound and tear-resistant Vectran Breaker technology, as well as two new technologies: Lazer Grip and Active Comfort.

Lazer Grip technology delivers more cornering traction from day one -‒ no break-in time required ‒- thanks to its micro profile structure ‒- little laser-drilled holes ‒- that reach over the shoulder of the tire. Integrated into the 3-ply/180tpi casing, Active Comfort technology provides stiffness in the sidewall and flexibility under the tread for greater vibration dampening and excellent ride comfort.

The tubeless GP5000 offers even more speed, durability, and comfort than the clincher version, with 5% less rolling resistance, 5% more puncture protection, and lower tire pressure.

Features & Specs:

  • All-rounder & high-performance.
  • Active Comfort & Lazer Grip technologies.
  • Black Chili tread compound.
  • Vectran Breaker puncture protection.
  • Foldable bead.
  • 3-ply/180tpi casing.
  • Weight: 370g (700x32), 345g (x28), 300g (x25).
  • PSI: 65-87 (700x32), 65-94 (x28), 80-109 (x25).
  • BAR: 4,5-6,0 (700x32), 4,5-6,5 (x28), 5,5-7,5 (x25).
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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 9/9/2018
by Don
Cycling Enthusiast
Boulder, CO
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7 of 20 customers found this review helpful.
Disappointing sidewall flaw

I'm a longtime fan of Continental clincher tires, having used Grand Prix 4000 (including S II) , All Season, & Gatorskin versions. Past GP 4000 tires have lasted 2000-3000 miles treadwear with few flats and no sidewall problems, with ride quality noticeably more supple than the All Season or Gatorskin. But in a GP 4000 S II pair bought from BTD this season that had only about 1000 miles use, the one on the rear wheel recently had a sidewall hole directly under the reflective strip letting a bit of tube push out through it (analogous to an intestine pushing through an abdominal hernia). This required discarding that tire for safety. Fortunately I had an extra tire available to replace it. I don't know if this indicates declining quality control or was just a random event, but I'm disappointed in the exception to the GP 4000's customarily excellent reliability.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 9/22/2018
by T. Johnson
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
Very favorable impression

I bought these to replace a set of Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires specifically because I was looking to reduce weight and rolling resistance. Based on research, this tire seemed to check both of those boxes while still providing reasonable puncture resistance.

These tires run incredibly smooth and effortless. As for puncture resistance, I just returned from a weeklong bike trip covering 500 miles of rural roads littered with sharp rocks and steel belted tire shards and didn't have one puncture. I even did a little gravel riding (less than 10 miles). I cannot comment on traction in the rain as I plan to use my Schwalbes for winter commuting, however due to the low weight and very low rolling resistance, I very highly recommend these tires for any type of distance riding (multiple day trips, or centuries), they exceeded my expectations.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 2/15/2019
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Central Florida
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Go to all around tire

Ride about 120 miles a week on 3 rides. Dont like changing tubes on the road. These tires when fairly new offer excellent flat protection along with a great ride. Swap them out before the wear dimples disappear.

Had to replace an almost new front tire at home due to sidewall damage. A gator skin might have been less vulnerable to this unseen road hazard.

That said will stick with this model. Buy them in pairs when on sale.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 2/14/2019
by Rick
K C
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Good tire

Have not used yet but have been good tire in the past.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 1/17/2019
by NorthBayBiiker
Casual Cyclist
NorthBay, Bay Area, Ca USA
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0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Great road tire

These a long lasting, durable road tires that perform great and live up to the hype. The longevity of these tires also make them a great value. I use them on a daily basis for training rides in all conditions. Because of geographic considerations where I ride and live, I typically climb 3000 ft. on any given ride. These tires provide light weight for climbing and great stability when descending Highly recommended.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 8/23/2018
by Spartan Cyclist
Competitive Racer
Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
Great tire for 2018

Conti GP 4000 S II, great all around tires. I've been using these for racing and riding for the past two years. I would say I get about 2000-3000 miles out of a tire, so they do last a good while. They handle great and are nice and fast.

They also provide very good puncture protection for a high performance tire. I know there are other 'racing' tires on the market, but they are very light and thin and certainly put you at risk for flats. From my past experience, there are few things that take you out of a race as fast as a flat tire.

If you balance price, performance and protection I don't think there is currently a better tire on the market.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 12/2/2018
by Anonymous
New York
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6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
Runs large

Running 28s on a Specialized Roubaix (2014 carbon frame) they rubbed. When calipered at 100psi they read 32mm. Changed to the 25s and had perfect clearance. The 25s measured 27mm at 100psi.

1400 miles in 6 months (40-100 F) on smooth to chipped surfaces with occasional pot holes

No issues and minimal visual wear

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 9/7/2018
by Bill
Cycling Enthusiast
Scottsdale, AZ
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
The Continental Grad Prix 4000S II road tire is the Go To Tire for cyclists.

I run the Continental Grand Prix S II road tire on three of my four road bikes. They simple are the best tire for the money. Good rolling characteristics, puncture resistant and long lasting. I have tried other brands with no where the success of these fine tires. Highly recommended for your road cycling both racing and training.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 9/17/2018
by Boll Weevil
Cycling Enthusiast
Arkansas Delta
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Reliable. Just reliable

The only puncture I've ever had with Conti GP4000s was a pinch flat - my bad. For my road bike, I can't imagine a better investment, especially when they're on sale!

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 8/6/2018
by Philip
Philadelphia
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Great tire - improved ride

This tire has just the right amount of road-gripping firmness while delivering a very comfortable ride. I'm very happy with the feel and handling. Its a big improvement over what was on my road bike previously.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 1/29/2019
by bumpermeat
Cycling Enthusiast
San Jose, CA
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Great tire, expensive, buy it on sale!

Wait until BTD puts these on sale (which is often). The regular price is ludicrous. My car tires don't cost that much. That being said, I've been riding these tires for a very long time. They do not have the puncture or flat resistance of Gatorskins, but they roll much better and corner much better.

I am not small (6'5 and 215lbs) and these tires stand up to me and 110 psi. I get thousands of miles out of them (even the rear, of course many more on the front) on all kinds of tarmac (new asphalt to older, rutted and pitted roads).

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 12/3/2018
by SFBiker
Cycling Enthusiast
San Francisco, CA
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
A great all around tire with excellent durability

This is very predictable tire. I performs great on the dry and on the wet.

I really value the wear like predictability. I typically get about 1500 miles from

a pair of these tires. I weight about 175lbs and I i climb about 100K ft a year.

After abandoning other brands since they were very unpredictable as to there

wear out cycle, these are the only tires I will run. I ride about 1500 miles a year.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 11/5/2018
by DonWA
Cycling Enthusiast
Palatine, IL
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1 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
Gold Standard

Continental is still the gold standard in cycling tires. I use them on all 4 of my bikes. Gatorskins on my commuter bike, 4 Seasons on my winter road bike and these on my race bikes. The ride quality is superb. The handling is excellent. These won't last as long as the Gatorskins or 4 Seasons but that would be true of any premium tire. Get them on sale and they become a good value.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 1/24/2019
by Stephen Davis
Portland, Oregon
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My Experience

I am extremely pleased to report that after four years and over 30,000 miles of using this tire in country and urban road conditions my records reveal that 60% of the total number of tires I have ridden until quite worn out were retired without a single flat. !!!

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 12/4/2018
by drsonny
Cycling Enthusiast
Tennessee
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Best tires out there for day in and day out use.

Road riding 4-6K year x 16 years...this is my favorite tire for all around performance. Good handling, long wearing, puncture resistant. Almost a race tire but lasts longer. I always come back to these tires.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 1/15/2019
by Rich L.
Cycling Enthusiast
Lancaster, PA
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Confident with comfort

I have been riding Continental tires for about twenty years. They have only improved their products and I appreciate the durability.

My latest tires are 700 x 25 and it has made a noticed improvement without any disadvantages. The ride is even better.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 1/15/2019
by summerboy
Cycling Enthusiast
North Carolina
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Excellent Tire!

I've been riding on these tires for many years. They are simply the best!

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 1/17/2019
by Elyse
Houston
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Smooth and Strong

Great tires for endurance riding. I was using Gatorskins on the past three century rides. The Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c road tire rocks. I can get better speed for sure.

Buy them.

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 1/17/2019
by Nisswa Bob
Brainerd MN
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Performance & Durability!

As a heavier rider (200 lbs), but one that likes to ride as fast as these old legs can do, Im always looking for a performance tire, but yet one that will last me 1000 miles. Ive found these tires in a 700c X 25mm the best for me after trying several Michelin & Schwalbe Tires as a alternative. In 4000 miles of seasonal riding my flats are usually limited to 3 - 5 (not bad?).

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Review for Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II 700c Road Tire
Reviewed 1/17/2019
by Calvaradousa
San Diego
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Best Road Bike Tire for the performance and money

I have been using Continental Grand Prix 4000 for years for its reliability, superior performance and price. I ride 5K-10k miles a year. I have tried other tires but always found my self gping back to use continental Grand Prix, a bike tire I trust without breaking my budget.

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