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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres review

We want to ensure that whether you’re spending £10K on a new lightweight race bike, £2 on a cycling water bottle or £79.99 on Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres, that you’re getting the very best you can get for your money. In today’s Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres review we’re going to look at why it scores 9.2/10 in our review and why we recommend it over many of the other 871 products in the Tyres category. We’ve started by giving you a top level score for each of the key areas when it comes to reviewing these products, these scores include a quality score, price score, review score and an overall score.










Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres reviews

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Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres Specification

Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres specs

Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres
Feature 1

Material: BlackChili Rubber Compound

Other Tyres found with this feature: 26

Feature 2

TPI: 3/330

Other Tyres found with this feature: 3

Feature 3

Technology: Vectran Breaker, Lazer Grip, Active Comfort

Other Tyres found with this feature: 12

Feature 4

Bead: Folding

Other Tyres found with this feature: 168

Feature 5

Sidewall: Skin

Other Tyres found with this feature: 12

Feature 6

Includes x2 Continental Grand Prix 5000 28c Tyres

Other Tyres found with this feature: 1

Spec 1

Colour: Black

Other Tyres found with this spec: 26

Spec 2

Wheel Size: 700c

Other Tyres found with this spec: 3

Spec 3

Width: 28c

Other Tyres found with this spec: 12



Number of Reviews


Review Score

5.0 / 5

Average score in category: 4.4


  • . It can be pretty stressful on the run-up to race day, what with all the training and pressure you put on your wheels to perform. That’s why we’ve coupled these two Grand Prix 5000 28c tyres together, so you have a brand new Continental tyre for the race, plus a back-up ready and rearing to go High Performance BlackChili Compound. Taking the fantastic road performance of the GP4000 tyre and making it even better, this Grand Prix 5000 model utilises modern tyre technology to deliver their best road tyre yet. Constructed from Continental’s legendary BlackChili compound, unparalleled grip and balance is assured, with strenuous lab and road testing showing tangible advantages to the modern cyclist High-Grip Road Bike Tyre. Equipped with other stunning advances including its impact-absorbing Active Comfort build, a Lazer Grip micro profile along the outer edge for improved cornering grip and Vectran Breaker puncture protection, performance, rolling and reliability is taken to new levels by this unrivalled update Features: ¬†Material:¬†BlackChili Rubber Compound ¬†TPI:¬†3/330 ¬†Technology:¬†Vectran Breaker, Lazer Grip, Active Comfort ¬†Bead:¬†Folding ¬†Sidewall:¬†SkinIncludes x2 Continental Grand Prix 5000 28c TyresTechnologies: ¬†BlackChili Compound:¬†Continental refines newly developed synthetic rubbers with natural rubber with the proven high-performance tread compound. The GP5000 uses these rubbers with special nanometric carbon soot particles, which are optimised in shape and surface properties for best uses for the intended tyre. Tyres with BlackChili Compound reach an unprecedented level of performance. Compared to the previous best Activated Silica Compound, BlackChili tyres have 26% less rolling resistance, a 30% higher friction value (grip) and a 5% increase in mileage. ¬†Vectran Breaker:¬†Vectran is a synthetically manufactured high-tech fibre from a natural model. Like spider silk, Vectran is a liquid-crystalline polymer (LCP). Vectran is spun from melted liquid polymer Vectra and processed further to a multi-strand thread. Spider silk, like Vectran, has an enormous tear resistance at a very low weight ‚Äì exactly the right properties to process into a premium Continental bike tyre as a puncture protection insert. A Vectran Breaker is lighter, more flexible and protects more effectively against cuts than the comparable nylon breaker. Vectran Breaker does not adversely affect the rolling resistance. ¬†Active Comfort Technology:¬†The revolutionary approach in cycling. Embedded in the tire construction the Active Comfort Technology absorbs vibrations and smoothens your ride. ¬†Lazer Grip:¬†Lazer Grip, to make you one with the road. The lazered micro profile structure expands over the tire‚Äôs shoulder and provides outstanding cornering Buy Continental Wheels & Tyres from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World‚Äôs Largest Online Bike Store.
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No matter what type of bike product your buying, from the simple accessories through to the full setup of your custom built road bike, there are lots of important considerations that you should take into account, especially when you’re shopping online and unable to test the product first. This is especially true when you’re buying products like Tyres.

Our aim is simple, help you get the very best products for your budget. Whether that’s Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres or an alternative, we’ll do our best to find you unbiased, genuine customer reviews to help you make your decision. We’ve found 871 different products in the Tyres category at Chain Reaction Cycles and we’ve also managed to find 179 products from Continental (although only 145 of the 179 are in the Tyres category).

Our first piece of advice is for you to spend some time really getting to know what it is you’re looking for. An important feature for one person might be totally pointless and irrelevant to you, so get a good idea of what you want and need from your Tyres. Note down this list of key features that your product must have, that way when you’re comparing alternatives you have a starting point to decide whether one product meets your needs or not.

Price is the next and probably one of the most important factors of a purchase, so it’s really worthwhile spending a bit of time analysing the price of Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres and seeing how it stacks up against those offered by different brands or even other alternatives from Continental. Below we’re going to get into the detail of Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres to help you see how the prices stack up.

We start this price analysis by looking at the price you can expect to pay for Tyres. There are 871 different products available at Chain Reaction Cycles, and of those 871, the average price is £40.61. There’s quite a variance in price in this category too with the lowest priced product we found at £2.75 and most expensive was £319.9.

The next stage we went on to, was to look at the price of products from the brand: Continental. The average price was £50.42 and we found that the price varies right from as little as £1.99 up to £319.9 with Continental products.

And finally we thought it would be good to give you an idea of Continental products that appear specifically in the Tyres category. So you can see that the price of Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres at £79.99 is great value considering the average price of Continental Tyres is £60.13 and the price varies from £10.99.

It’s also worth bearing in mind that we managed to find Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres during our price scan of several cycle retailers, for the amazing price of £79.99 which represents a £40.00 or 33% saving against RRP. If you think Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres ticks all of your boxes in terms of quality and features then it’s more than likely going to be a winner bearing in mind the price.

Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres Reviews

Reviews are obviously a key part of the buying process when buying any cycle gear, and that goes for Tyres too. Reading reviews if going to be the closest insight you get into how good Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres is, without actually trying or buying it. Over at Chain Reaction Cycles we managed to find 2 reviews scoring it 5.0 out of 5. That’s a great result considering the price and quality and the fact that it’s a product made by Continental. In fact when you consider those points and combine it with the fact that the average review score in the Tyres category is 4.4 and the average score of products from Continental is 4.4 it’s a steal. And actually, if you look specifically at products from Continental in the Tyres category the average review score is 4.5.

That’s why you can see it was easy for us to give Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres such a high overall score of 9.2 / 10. It seems to have the perfect combination of features, quality and price making it a great all-rounder.

So our last piece of advice that we can offer is to take your time reading plenty of reviews now, you can see that there are 2 reviews for Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres which score it 5.0, so it’s really worth spending a few minutes reading through lots of these to see what the key advantages or dislikes are. It will really reassure you when you come to buying online.

If you do go on to buy Continental Grand Prix 5000 Road 28c Tyres or in fact any of the other Tyres, we would love to hear from you. Sharing your views will really help us to write more comprehensive reviews and we will share these thoughts with customers just like you that are looking to read reviews before they commit to buying.