Continental Grand Prix Force and Attack 700c Tires - Clincher

3.5/5 (14 Reviews)
MSRP : $100.00

Product Description

Sold as a pair only. A front and rear specific combo.Weight: f 190 grams / r 210 grams.

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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by James a Commuter

Date Reviewed: November 22, 2011

Strengths:    Roll fast stick good. Front

Weaknesses:    Durability rear force tire 800 miles. Tread missing 2" long area. And the fact that they are sold as pairs only.

Bottom Line:   
All around good tire.

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Favorite Ride:   Every Ride

Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Bike Setup:   Trek 1.5 on Bontrager race with altegra group

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by troy Tully a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: May 13, 2010

Strengths:    grip, light, rolling resistance

Weaknesses:    They do seem as if they are wearing quickly

Bottom Line:   
I had a pretty old pair of 2002 tires that I have been riding on for a very long time but it was time for an upgrade. I could instantly notice much better handling and a much smoother rolling resistance.

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Price Paid:    $85.00

Purchased At:   Cambria Bikes

Similar Products Used:   redstorm

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by rida iva a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 10, 2009

Strengths:    good reviews (elsewhere)

Weaknesses:    pick up sidewall damage all too easily.

Bottom Line:   
put these on my winter bike, looking forward to the benefits of well thought of tyres. however, i have managed to destroy both inside 1 month (600 miles). i'm 210lbs so i guess i give tyres a good work out, but both front and back have developed side wall failures at 110 psi.

i think continental have over-rated this tyre!!

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Price Paid:    $80.00

Purchased At:   internet

Similar Products Used:   shwalbe stevios, gatorskins

Bike Setup:   phillips carbon, dura ace group, sram red chanset/cassette

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by ADIHEAD99 a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: May 25, 2009

Strengths:    Grip, low rolling resistance, looks

Weaknesses:    Picks up cuts from gravel and punctures in wet once a bit worn!

Bottom Line:   
Bought these as owner of my lbs said they were the best tyres he'd ever used. They look great, grip great - even in the wet and give great feel. However they do ride a little harsh and wear out very quickly. They're quite suseptable to cuts - which they would be as their a soft race tyre. I got 2 puntures on the rear, both on a wet bit of roadwhen the tread was wearing thin at 1400 miles on my first rear, then 800 miles on my second (I must have ridden the second pair harder hey?) The second punture rote the tyre off as it bulged. You pay your money and take your choice! For racing where grip is a priority they're great - you just change them when they wear out! If you intend to use them in this manner and can afford to change the rear every 1000miles and front every 1500 then buy them. For all rounders the GP4000 would be better. I don't why so many people complain about them as if you read Continental's guide they're not recommended for training of Spotives!

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Favorite Ride:   Last one

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Gatorskins, GP4000's, Michelin Pro Race 3's
Vitoria Open Corsa/Open Pave
Michelin Krylion

Bike Setup:   Cannondale Synapse Ultegra SL
Ksyrium Elites

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by mr_tim a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: May 5, 2009

Strengths:    Very nice handling on the front, with superior grip. The 22mm width gives you a chance to feel a slightly lighter rolling resistance over the 23mm profile which is more standard for most riders.

The rear tyre doesn't really have anything over any other conti tyre...

Weaknesses:    Very poor wear, puncture magnets, expensive for what appears to be poor longevity (1500miles max on a set, 1000 on the rear if you baby it)

Bottom Line:   
One of the worst sets of tyres ever!

Front side walls are weak - mine caught a piece of glass just of the side of the main tread which effectively sliced the side of the side wall open leaving it un-rideable following a flat.

The rear tyre did about 1k miles before flattening on its tread so becoming poor at cornering.

Both tyres picked up numerous flats during the minimal life span (max 1.5k on the front) which became a real challenge on patience, for what was supposed to be a high end race tyre (given the price - GBP 60/pr).

Stay well clear of these! The GP4000(s) is a much better tyre with just as good rolling and grip characteristics, so a clear alternative choice

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Favorite Ride:   london loops

Similar Products Used:   contiGP4000, gatorskin, vittoria corsa

Bike Setup:   colnago master, campy chorus (10spd), royce x ceramic openpro

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