Continental Grand Prix 4000 (700c, Folding)

Continental Grand Prix 4000 (700c, Folding)
  • Color: Black/Blackwall
  • Color: Black/Blackwall
  • Color: Metallic Silver/Blackwall
  • Color: Blue/Blackwall
  • Color: Red/Blackwall
  • Color: Yellow/Blackwall
  • Color: Conti Yellow
$59.95
Size:
700 x 23c
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Details

One of the favorites of the Pro peloton, Conti's Grand Prix 4000 brings a host of innovations never before seen in the world of bike tires. The tread pattern has been moved to the shoulders to increase traction in the corners. Tread wear indicators show the wear rate of the tire, eliminating guessing. The ultimate highlight however, is the use of Vectran. It's a polymer membrane that offers puncture protection and reduces rolling resistance, all at a race-ready weight. Also, the Black/Blackwall, Black/Transparent, Black/Reflex and Conti Yellow versions also contain Continental's Black Chili Compound for improved wear, traction and rolling resistance.

Continental's Black Chili rubber compound significantly improves wear, traction and rolling resistance through the use of carbon nanotechnology — microscopic carbon particles in the rubber. These mold better to the ground and have more points of contact to give the tire more grip. And, because the compound matrix is formed by more particles, which are connected more tightly with each other, the tire lasts longer. Plus, the smaller particles are more flexible, too, which improves rolling resistance.

Vectran Breaker is a synthetic fiber based on the natural model of spider silk. Processed into a multi-strand thread, it's lighter, more flexible and protects more efficiently against cuts than a comparable nylon layer. It also does not affect the tire's rolling resistance.

When these circular tread wear indicators disappear, it's time for a new tire.

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Blue/Blackwall / 700 x 23c 4019238319651 118499 GP4000S BLU
Red/Blackwall / 700 x 23c 4019238319699 118520 GP4000S RED

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