GCN Tech Unboxing: NEW Continental GP5000 Tires





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Published on Jan 8, 2019

Welcome back to another awesome GCN Tech Unboxing - this time Ollie is taking a look at the new GP5000 tires from Continental, available in both clincher and tubeless. Remember to enter for your chance to win!

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A lot of people are excited about the GP5000 (Ollie included) and for good reason. The new tyre is claimed to have 12% lower rolling resistance than the gp4000 in a 25mm. Lower rolling resistance means a faster tyre and interestingly this has been backed up by independent testing. Dr Xavier Disley at Aerocoach recently performed some testing on a pair of 23mm GP4000 and GP5000s and found the 5000s were 4W faster at 45kph.

It doesn’t end there though, also claimed is 20% better puncture protection, an improved construction to reduce vibration and its 5g lighter than the gp4000 too. However, perhaps the most exciting development is THIS - a tubeless ready version. It’s a separate tyre from the clincher. As you can see it looks quite different and has a slightly different bead to help make it airtight. You can run it with an inner tube if you want, but to get the full benefits, Conti would suggest you run it tubeless as by removing the internal friction of the inner tube Conti reckons it has 17% rolling than the 4000.

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Michael T
Michael T3 months agoHighlighted comment
First view and first comment, thank you notification bell 😁
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Make sure you enter our giveaway here! https://gcntech.co/gp5000unbox
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Sebastian Marx
your German pronounciation is actually pretty good for a non native.
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John Batty
Ollie really is the smoothest, most professional presenter.
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Robb Chastain
One lucky winner wins one tire, lol. I just hope I win the next shoe giveaway.
I see the hangover has worn off, your hair has perked up quite a bit.
Alan Braaa
this camera angle... looks like ollie's trying to put me to sleep.
Corey Ireland
How many watts would they save if they had a tan sidewall?
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Chet Langford
I wish continental would make a tan wall ! But yea still awesome knight look! I'll take the 28mm please
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