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Continental Grand Prix 4000RS Clincher

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Continental Grand Prix 4000RS Clincher

Features - Continental Grand Prix 4000RS Limited Tour de France Edition
The ideal combination of comfort and low rolling resistance, plus durability
Lighter weight 205gm
Perfect for competition and fast training rides
Excellent grip, high mileage and efficient rolling
BlackChili Compound

The focus of the GP4000RS is: ...SPEED! Slightly less rubber on the tread and 10g lighter than the regular GP4000SII.

The GP4000 is the reference tire in the road bike market and has gone through numerous stages of evolution. The proven aspects of the 4000 remain unchanged. Vectran breaker for unsurpassed puncture protection, advanced BlackChili compound for low rolling resistance and sensational grip. Handmade in Germany.

BlackChili Compound
This unique tread rubber mixture which is only produced in Continental German factory has revolutionized bicycle tyres. The resultant compound showed a new relationship between grip and rolling resistance. This was given the name "BlackChili Compound", shown in numerous laboratory tests show a tangible benefit. The latest polymers, nanoscale soot particles and optimized fillers all guarantee a unique performance, second to none. BlackChili Compound improves rolling resistance by 26% and provides 30% more grip than activated silica compounds. Premium tyres with BlackChili Compound also impress with higher mileage and unlike many multi-compounds, provide a consistant performance from the first to the last kilometer.

Vectran™ Breaker
Vectran™ is spun from Vectra liquid crystal polymer, which results in a thread that is thermoplastic and has multifilaments. This semicrystalline material is harder then aramid, has five times higher tensile strength than steel and in addition, is also lighter than comparable nylon thread. Vectran™ maintains these attributes even in the most adverse weather conditions.

• 3 plies/ 330 tpi + Vectran Breaker + Black Chili Compound
• Colour: Black
• Weight: 205 grams
• Recommended inflation: 95psi to 120psi

Size: 25mm only