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ContinentalGrand Prix 4 Season Tire - Clincher

Sale 25% OffCurrent price:$59.96 Original price:$79.95

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Item # CON0037
Description

Grand Prix 4 Season Tire

The Grand Prix 4 Season Clincher Tire is a step above the tried and true 4000 when it comes to durability and flat resistance. It is ideal for racing in unpredictable conditions, and it’s even better for training when the winter muck starts to thaw.

The Grand Prix 4 tire features a 330TPI (threads per square inch) double layer Vectran belt under the tread. This proprietary fabric is a liquid-crystalline polymer that features high levels of tear resistance at a low weight, making it ideal for racing as well as training. To take the Grand Prix 4 to the next level of rider satisfaction and beef up puncture resistance, Continental reinforced the sidewall with DuraSkin, a polyamide fabric that keeps road grit and grime from penetrating to the tube.

  • Versatile road tire works as a daily driver and lines up at the races
  • Double layer Vectran with DuraSkin sidewalls for puncture resistance
  • Fabric designed to keep harmful debris out of the inner tire

Tech Specs
Size700c x 23mm, 700c x 25mm, 700c x 28mm
Typeclincher
CasingDuraSkin
TPI3/330
PSI[23mm] 110 - 120 PSI, [25mm] 95 - 120 PSI, [28mm] 95 - 115 PSI
Beadfolding
Recommended Useroad cycling
Manufacturer Warrantylimited
Weight

Actual Weight

Black-Duraskin, 700c x 25mm
213g
7.51oz
Black-Duraskin, 700c x 23mm
232g
8.18oz

Claimed Weight

Claimed weights are provided by the vendor.

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[23mm] 8.1oz (230g), [25mm] 8.5oz (240g), [28mm] 9.9oz
230g), [25mm] 8.5oz (240g), [28mm] 9.9oz (280g

Actual weights are measured in-house by the Competitive Cyclist team.

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>Rating: 5

Great training tire for heavier riders

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Height
5` 9"
Weight
220 lbs

I live in the Northeast Us and bike outside during the winter (unless there is snow). I use these from October to March and switch to regular road tires during spring and summer. Having put over 1500KM on these tires this past season, I have had only one flat (from hitting a huge rock in the road). My weight is 220 lbs and average speed at 18mph over 1+ hours.

>Rating: 5

Touring heaven

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size

Toured cross country on my trek 520 this past year with these tires and they never failed. Honestly these were by far one of the best decisions I made. For the weight and comfort of these tires it was surprising that I had zero flats. Thats right zero. Another few hundred miles after my finish I finally had to retire one because of a slash in it, but luckily I had another one lying around.

>Rating: 5

Bullet Proof w/o the weight

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
700x25
Height
6` 2"
Weight
174 lbs

I ride in/around N. Georgia (Atlanta) with decent roads and always some debris as most of us deal with. Typical month is about 800-1,000 miles and I just want a tire that won't leave me stranded miles from home. I've used this tire for 5+ years (third set) and never have problems. Only flats have been operator error. . . pot holes. Obviously, not the lightest tire on the market, but a solid daily ride tire that doesn't puncture easily. Good price, better quality.

>Rating: 5

The best all around tire

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
25
Height
6` 1"
Weight
185 lbs

If you only had one tire for the year this would be the tire. Not as fast as a 5000 but for extra puncture protection you don’t lose much speed or feel.

>Rating: 2

No Puncture Protection.......

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Height
6` 2"
Weight
225 lbs

I only rode on these tires for about 500 miles and experienced two flats on each tire.......one of those four may have been a pinched tube (my fault). The road conditions weren't always the greatest but they wouldn't cause this many flat tires on a decent tire. Probably won't go with Continental tires again.

>Rating: 5

Good-looking tire with good performance

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I'm replacing my first pair after around 6,000 miles over all sorts of roads. I think I got two flats in that time. Have recently had some loose threads around the bead, wear indicators are gone, and a small spot in the tread where the rubber is coming off — time for a new set. They're lightweight and feel great. I ran them with latex tubes most of their life.

>Rating:

Really, Grand Prix virtuosity? Dear friends, and marginals, I'm desperate, and will also be requiring your gear-headedness: Background: Being a curious fellow, I've a nominally used, circa 90s, curious conveyance - Softride PowerWing 700 - still sporting, in Francophilia when not francophobia, her Mavic CXP14 rims. Tires, one hope have seen better days - my local bike shop informs they are too brittle to rotate safely, without the writing of an additional Insurance rider, & no interest there. So I'm left to wonder, unfulfilled, exactly how long can an Armadillo Technology, Turbo 700 × 26c survive in captivity? As you may note from my shopping cart, you peeping Tom you, I'm considering Conti Grand Prix 4 Seasons - for reasons I'd rather keep to myself - and wonder if you have the expertease to know if said rims can embrace 700 × 28c - In that regard, when asked "How wide can I go?", my bike shop professionals unequivocally advised "28, maybe." Fyi: As you may know, some www chattel chatterers chatter of Conti tight fits; Granted, they may be Conti haters, themselves fit to be tied(?). Also, I'm very pro-tube, and would favor knowing if you've a feeling for a good match there, or, in the alternative, if you figure they're all pretty much the same. Do take care of yourselves - what the Hey? Anxiously awaiting your responsiveness, also, Your humble savant, Swan Viaduct

>Rating:

Dear Gastrocnemius of Geniuses, Background: My, oh my soon to be crisis of faithful steed, Skalliwag, is well past time for the cobbler, and a good shoeing. For the present, she's still riding on all twos due to be reined in, since, to say, her twos tread lightly would be to overstate her footing the bill. She's saddled with Mavic CXP14 rims (circa late 90s; Frankly, Skalli's Francophylic when not Francophobic, with tires, soon to be creative lawn ornaments, called "Turbo 700 × 26c Armadillo Technology - which I expect has a bloodline relationship to the sub-species Specialized Armadillo, but could not, of good conscience, shtumpate to that, as biological fact, if called to give witness. I inquired of my local bike shop, whom I dearly love, I love them to pieces, especially when I need parts, "How wide a tire can my rims embrace (being more comfort zoned-in girth of body, than with spirited quickness of mind), to which I was informed, unequivocally, "28s, maybe". So, what say you?: 1.) Might you be selling me a set of those Conti Grand Prix 4-Season, 28c, I've read so favorably much about, for near immediate future purposes, secure in the knowledge that it will be as good for me as it was for you? If not, knowing full-well we gallop caliperless, 26s would be the inside lane dark horse safer bet. Or, if so, 2.) What tubes would you favor as the affordable perfect in every way match with the Conti Grand Prix 4 Seasons? Skalliwag and I await your considered response on feedbagged baited breath. Respectfully, Swan

I use the Conti Race Light tubes with mine. Happy with tube and tire alike.

Mistakenly wrote "Conti Race Light" tubes, but can't see how to delete or edit. I use the Conti Tour 28 Slim.

>Rating:

Does anyone know the actual width of the 32mm tire when mountain on a standard road wheel. I can likely clear something that measures up to about 33mm, but if these run extra large like some of the other contis it's not gonna fly.

>Rating: 5

Love these!

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

Ive had these on my bike for a frw months now and I love them! Havent had a flat with on yet!

>Rating: 5

Not a race tire!

Bought a gravel bike and ended up using it more on asphalt than gravel, go figure. So I searched for a good road tire that wouldn't seriously compromise comfort, but still be fast. It's not as fast of a tire as I thought a smooth high pressure tire would be. Don't get me wrong, I like the tire. The rubber is softer that I thought, 4 season, (duh right?). Still learning about these things. One other important note; I bought a 700×32, it measures 36. Runs bigger than advertised in this case anyway. It is comfortable and I'm not racing, however, I do pay attention to my time and averages. I would recommend this tire, so far, less than 500 miles.

>Rating: 5

No Gator But No Gator For winter...

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I do love this tire. I run it in the 32mm for late season commuting. I love my Gator Skins more, but these do better in the cold wet weather here in SLC UT. I commute on average about 50 miles a week in these. Plus your grocery and bar hoping runs, yes, even in winter. Gator Skins are a more durable tire, but these do the best attraction in freezing and wet weather. So i run Gators on my road bike, and these on my commuter in winter.

>Rating: 5

If you only had one tire...

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I have ridden these tires (28s) for the past 5 years on my road bike in just about any "reasonable" condition, including distance rides, gran fondos, dirt trails, even gravel grinders and "Roubaix". Never, NEVER had one flat or fail. I am a great fan/convert to tubeless, but on my upcoming remote ride to Wyoming, what will I take? Yep, 4 season 28's.

Do you happen to know the true width of the 28? And if so, what is your rim width?

>Rating: 2

Not a gatorskin for sure

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I posted a review a while back and somehow I accidentally deleted it. But the gist of it was: these are not good commuter tires as some would like you to think. I had 3 flats in ~ 400 miles before having a devastating blowout in the tread/sidewall 20 miles from home. I rode on the same roads as I use my gatorskins and other tires. gators are without the same issues. I know people probably think I am doing something wrong or a "heavy" rider etc. I am average build and weigh 170lbs. I am an experienced rider with road, mountain and commuter bikes. I am not a conti hater. these tires just aren't the answer for commuting unless you want to change lots of flats in the cold, dark rain or snow.

>Rating: 3

I'm conflicted.

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

The good: light and grippy, even in the wet and in gravel. Always felt secure even on really questionable surfaces. A fast ridding tire as well. They ride quite a bit faster than Gatorskins and have surer grip and handling. The Bad: Just didn't last very long before the sidewall blew out. Maybe it's just bad luck, but I didn't hit any major potholes or drag them around sideways. Did ride some rougher roads than I wanted to, but that's the same for any tire. They don't last the way Gatorskins do. In the end, I'm going back to Michelins for my fast tires and sticking to Gatorskins for training rides.

>Rating: 5

Awesome winter tires

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I've been running these in the 28 mm configuration through the winter out here in Utah and I've been extremely happy. They offer plenty of grip and protection. Will buy again!

>Rating: 5

Ever hear of RAAM?

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Since 2004 thru current, I used these tires for all of the Ultra-Endurance races: Furnace Creek 508, ADK540, Alaska Fireweed 400, and RAAM Solo without a single blowout. While going through one of the reservations in the Midwest the road had about a mile of broken glass, still no problem!! Want a True tire to believe in? This is it "4 Season"

Since
>Rating: 5

Happy so far

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

I've had these on my road bike for a while now. They hold up really well to my standards. I haven't been out in the rain with them, but have done a few rides where the roads were wet. They gripped a lot better than I expected. Being a mountain biker mainly, I had reservations about skinny tires and their ability to help keep me upright. I was pleasantly surprised. They also offer a good amount of resistance to punctures, I'm a big guy and ride out towards Antelope Island regularly. With all of the construction and debris on the roads, that's something I appreciate. I have had tires that were softer riding, but I would rather be riding, than be stuck on the side of the road fixing flats. Personal preference, at least. Overall, I'd rate these as very good tires, and would buy them again.

>Rating: 5

Amazing tires

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

They may be a little heavier than some other tires, but I rarely get flats. They are durable and don't seem any less nimble than top end race tires I have run. I regularly pick our glass out of the tires, but see a flat maybe once a year. The handle great too.

>Rating: 5

Great grip tires

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Use these tires all year round. I live in the Northeast and deal with rain, snow, ice, gravel and dirt. These tires have great traction and handle well in the conditions. I also use this tire a lot on a trainer and the tires have not shown any extra wear.