- Continental Grand Prix 4000 Folding Road Bike Tyre
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|Black / Black||650x23|
|Black / Black||700x20|
|Black / Black||700x22|
|Black / Black||700X24|
|Black / Black||700x25|
|Black / Black Reflex||700x25|
|Black / Skinwall||700x23|
|Blue / Black||700x23|
|Blue / Black||700x25|
|Bronze / Black||700x23|
|Conti Yellow / Black||700x23|
|Gold / Black||700x23|
|Lemon Yellow / Black||700x23|
|Lemon / Black||700x25|
|Metallic Blue / Black||700x23|
|Red / Black||700x23|
|Red / Black||700x25|
|Silver / Black||700x23|
The Grand Prix 4000 works on every road surface, transforming the demands of different styles of riding and supplies extremely long-term performance. It also achieves expectations in precision and production quality.
Top Features of the Continental Grand Prix 4000 Folding Road Bike Tyre
- 3 ply with 330 tpi plus Vectran layer
- Cool new colours
- Activated silica-compound with new antiaging formula
- New antislip Nylon rim chaffer
- High mileage wear
- Tread wear indicator
- Highly antipuncture performance tyre
- More cut resistance than aramid
- Conti Yellow is the orange colour second from left in the image, Lemon Yellow is 4th from right.
|Puncture Protection:||Vectran Breaker|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
The new reference standard for racing tyres and the successor to the highly popular Grand Prix 3000 now has 20% less rolling resistance and an even lighter weight.
The new puncture resistance!
The all new Vectran Breaker: belt, developed and patented by Continental, surpasses even the famous puncture resistance of the former leader in this category, the GP3000. The extremely strong Vectran fabrics are more flexible and lighter than all other puncture protection materials. Vectran offers more resistance to cuts than Aramid, is five times as strong as steel and features less weight than a nylon double breaker. It also maintains strength in the wet.
Vectran is used in extreme sports applications such as sailcloth for offshore competition yachts. It is also used by NASA to make airbags for absorption during lunar landings.
The new compound
The black GP4000 tyre options feature the revolutionary Black Chili compound whilst the coloured options use advanced Activated Silica Compound (ASC) to increases the handling threshold and reduce the rolling resistance of the Grand Prix 4000 compared to the previous ASC compound. A new anti-cracking formula prevents UV light from damaging the compound and increases the mileage performance.
The new tread features new tread wear indicators to help riders gauge the life of their GP4000 tyre. On the one hand you don't lose mileage performance by prematurely replacing the tyre and on the other you don't risk safety by using the tyre beyond its tread service life
Please note, that on some instances these goods may not be delivered in the manufacture's packaging, but will still have a full UK warrenty.
About the Continental brand
More than 100 years experience in the development and production of bicycle tyres has made Continental a unique company within the industry. Continental is the only German bicycle tyre manufacturer to produce its tyres in Germany. Knowing this serves as a mighty incentive to our engineers and everyone else involved in the manufacturing process to constantly strive for further innovations. In our technology and development center in Korbach, we are constantly developing new revolutionary technologies such as the unbeatable Black Chili Compound and the ultimate Vectran™ Breaker anti-puncture technology, both used at the top end of race sport. These technologies demand sophisticated processes to ensure our legendary end-product quality, and these innovations as well as the new “ProTection” and ”RaceSport” technology for MTB tyres, can only be manufactured in our factory in Germany – “Handmade in Germany”. In order to offer the best tyre for any application, we rely equally on dialogue with our professional racers, hobby cyclists and everyday bike riders. This results not only in high-end products for top sports applications such as the new Podium TT or the revolutionary downhill tyre “Der Kaiser”, but also tyres for everyday use like the new innovative combination EcoContact/EcoContact Plus as a companion to the latest e-bike trend. As a global player, Continental also maintains high-tech production facilities outside of Germany, where Continental tyres are produced for you with an equal degree of care and dedication. One thing all Continental bicycle tyres have in common is that they are developed in the technology center in Korbach, Germany, where they also undergo strict inspection. Our heart and soul is behind the phrase “Handmade in Germany”, with all of its products and technologies.
|Continental Racing Bike Tyre Chart|
Attack & Force
|700 x 18C||18-622|
|700 x 23C||23-622|
|700 x 25C||25-622|
|700 x 28C||28-622||28 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/8|
|700 x 32C||32-622||28 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/4|
|700 x 35C||37-622||28 x 1 5/8 x 1 3/8|
|700 x 47C||47-622|
|This is a generic size guide not all tyres will come in the sizes shown.|
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