Continental has been making bicycle tyres at their factory in Germany for 120 years. Making many different road, mountain, touring, commuting and leisure tyres, and tubes, the company has an enviable reputation for quality and excellence.
All research and development takes place at the same facility meaning new products can be tested and manufactured under one roof.
The company supplies many professional road and mountain bike teams with a variety of different tyres and uses feedback from the most demanding testing ground there is to make better products for all riders. All top end race tyres are actually handmade on site and are then shipped to teams and shops meaning the public can buy the same products as the professionals use.
Making the best tyre better! It's your time!
The goal for Conti was to improve the GP4000S II and see upgrades in rolling resistance, mileage, speed as well as puncture protection. Now with a tubeless option (Code 47679) Conti have got you covered. The specific sidewall oft he Grand Prix 5000TL provides a stable fit to the rim.
The new era in cycling - the best allrounder in the field, brought to a whole new performance level. Ride faster, more comfortable and with increased puncture protecton. Made to make you better. Developing the Grand Prix 5000 nothing has been left to chance.
GP5000 vs GP4000S II
- 12% better rolling resistance
- 20% more puncture protection
- 10g lighter (700 x 25mm)
- Improved comfort
Lazer Grip: Lazer grip technology to make you one with the road. The lazered micro profile structure expands over the tyre's shoulder and provides outstanding cornering.
Active Comfort: The revolutionary approach in cycling. Embedded in the tyre construction the Active Comfort Technology absorbs vibrations and delivers a smooth ride
Black Chili Compound: The legendary compound on a whole new level. Made for excellent grip, higher mileage and efficient rolling.
Vectran Breaker: The synthetically produced high tech fibre, extremely tear-resistant for minimal weight. The reference in puncture protection ,stronger and more protective than ever.
- Improved Black Chili Compound
- 330TPI 3-Ply carcass
- Active Comfort Technology
- Vectran Breaker
- Lazer Grip tread profile
- Weight approx. 215g (25mm) & 235g (28mm)