Continental Grand Prix 5000 700C Folding Tire 6001-016

Continental Grand Prix 5000 700C Folding Tire

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Designed to make the best tire on the market even better. The GP 5000 is an upgrade over the go-to GP 4000S II for road racers. Lower rolling resistance, improved grip in wet conditions and better puncture protection take it to a whole new level of performance.

  • BlackChili rubber compound provides excellent grip, speed and durability.
  • Lazer Grip textured profile increases grip when cornering.
  • Vectran breaker provides great puncture and tear protection at a low weight.
  • Supple 3-ply, 330 TPI casing provides great comfort and grip.

Tech specs

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  • 215g (700x25c)
  • 235g (700x28c)
  • 200g (700x23c)
Ideal for Road cycling
Tire type Clincher
Wheel position
  • Rear
  • Front

The bead holds the tire onto the rim. Beads may be hoops of wire, or made of a flexible material which allows them to be folded compactly. Folding tires are easier to store or pack on trips.

Tire size
  • 700 X 25 (700x25c)
  • 700 X 28 (700x28c)
  • 700 X 23 (700x23c)

ISO/ETRTO universal tire sizing system number for matching the correct tire to the rim.

  • 25-622 (700x25c)
  • 28-622 (700x28c)
  • 23-622 (700x23c)

Threads per inch. Tires with a higher TPI tend to be more supple and lighter, with less rolling resistance, but are less durable.

Made in Germany