One of the most popular road bike tires on the market has gotten an overhaul - and is now also available in a tubeless version. The new Continental GP5000 is claimed to deliver 12% better rolling resistance and 20% more puncture protection than the outgoing GP4000sII.
The new Continental...
Tire maker Continental debuted a bevy of new road tires-including colorful and budget-minded options-as well as some re-sized versions of their top mountain bike meats at Interbike's Outdoor Demo just east of Las Vegas.
Tires are great and all, but we were stoked to see Conti tech rep and...
Featured User Review: Continental Gator Hardshell Tires
Price: $40.00 at chainreactioncycles.com
Overall Rating: 5 of 5
Value Rating: 4 of 5
Cheap-as frame, 105 group-o, Aksium wheels
I Like em all
In a word, FANTASTIC! Of course, there are...
need help deciding between michelin pro3 race lights and continental gp 4000. Only between these 2. want color. Currently ride open corsa evo and they feel rough to me.
LOW rolling resistance
Need good puncture resistance. I ride on shoulders that always seem to have glass and gravel on them...
Christoph Sawitzki (Product Manager from Conti, Germany) gives us info on the latest 2008 road and mountain bike tires from Conti.
-new 2008 versions of the GP Attack (front specific, 22mm wide) and Force (rear specifc, 24mm wide) with Vectran puncture protection and Black Chili Pepper...