Continental Grand Prix 4000 Tires - Clincher

3.66/5 (129 Reviews)
MSRP : $59.00

Product Description

CONTINENTAL GRAND PRIX 4000 TIRE    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 preci...

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tim Lynham

Date Reviewed: March 20, 2013

Strengths:    I tested the lower roll resistance against my Specialized stock tyres and the 4000S is an advantage. I had a blowout on my first stop, on my first major ride, but it wasn't the tyre. It was the tube. When I installed GP 4000S, I pinched the tube. I've been cycling on the same 4000S tyres now for 2 years (5,000km) and they are still going strong and I have lots of tread left. These tyres are half the price ($37) in the UK that they are in NA ($75) and the shipping is almost always free. It's a great tyre for a great price along with free shipping to my door.

Weaknesses:    None to report.

Bottom Line:   
The GP 4000S is a great tyre at a great price.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by donridesalot

Date Reviewed: October 17, 2012

Strengths:    Long wearing and near bullet proof

Weaknesses:    Haven't found any in four years.

Bottom Line:   
Price had shyed me away from these tires but I was sick of getting flats and the reviews are mostly good. Have been using them for 4 yrs now and would not buy any tire other than the 4000S. The front last so long that I replace them around the time I hit 5k and the rear when I become unconfortable with too many cuts. Riding 7500 miles each year over the last four years, I have only once cut a tire through the casing, forcing me to discard it. All other flats have required only a new tube. Maybe this is a matter of luck but it could also be a statement as to the quality of these tires.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by JDWESQ

Date Reviewed: August 20, 2012

Strengths:    Light weight

Weaknesses:    Blew out on first ride. Pumped to 115psi, supersonic tube, Zipp 303 all carbon - 5 miles into the ride it blows. Couldn't find any glass or metal, new tube, pump up - and blows while I'm still holding the wheel. There is a 3mm slice across the tire that goes all the way through. No cutting - just a tear in the tire. Major manufacturing defect. How can they sell crap like this?

Bottom Line:   
Quality control sucks - no customer service or contact info for US.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by steve

Date Reviewed: August 4, 2012

Strengths:    NONE.

Weaknesses:    Do not but these tires. I set them up correctly followed manufactures PSI recommendation. I had a blow out on my second ride with these tires on smooth payment!!!!. I have been riding for 20+ years never had a blowout like this. DO NOT BUY SERIOUS FLAW IN DESIGN OF SIDEWALL.

Bottom Line:   

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by McCain a Commuter

Date Reviewed: May 22, 2012

Strengths:    Durable, fast

Weaknesses:    None that I've found riding the all black ones...

Bottom Line:   
I'm not sure of the rim setups or the colour of the tyres mentioning blowouts by others but I'm using 32 hole mavic open pro rims and pumping the black gp4000's up to 120 psi.... I've used these tyres for years and have found them fast, sticky enough and very durable... No probs certainly no "blowouts"? Therefore for anyone that covers lots of miles fast and in a variety of conditions I recommend quality over style in the form of "black" Continental GP4000 tyres!

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Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   Gp3000

Bike Setup:   Litespeed

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