News: GP 5000 Special Edition

Continental reveals the Grand Prix 5000 TdF LTD 2020 – the first Special Edition of its industry benchmark-setting Grand Prix 5000 road tyre

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News: GP 5000 Special Edition
Press Release: Available to buy from 13 July worldwide

Continental marks the second rest day of the original dates of the 2020 Tour de France today by announcing the Grand Prix 5000 TdF LTD 2020 – the first Special Edition of its industry benchmark-setting Grand Prix 5000 road tyre.

The Special Edition clincher tyre has all the technological features from the original Grand Prix 5000 model that make it the best allrounder in the field – increased puncture protection with VectranTM Breaker, the legendary Continental BlackChili compound for efficient grip and Active Comfort Technology for a smoother ride. Handmade in Germany, the Grand Prix 5000 ushered in a new era of all-round tyre performance for road cyclists when it was introduced as the update to the Grand Prix 4000 S II in 2018.

This launch is the very first road tire from Continental to be designed with a cream sidewall. The distinctive color makes the new Grand Prix 5000 a fashionable asset for those wanting a super stylish ride and harks back to a classic era of tyre design.

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As a Main Partner of the Tour de France, the Special Edition tyre has the official race stamp on the sidewall, paying tribute to the race that is considered to be the pinnacle of elite cycling. Continental tyres are the trusted brand of choice for many of its competitors, with the Competition ProLTD tubular tyre currently on the wheels of Team Ineos, Team Movistar, Bahrain-McLaren, Groupama–FDJ, Team Sunweb and Arkea-Samsic.

Grand Prix 5000 Special Edition Tour de France 2020 key features:
— Clincher tyre
— Cream sidewall and Special Edition Tour de France stamp
— BlackChili compound for excellent grip, higher mileage and efficient rolling
— VectranTM Breaker, a synthetically produced high-tech fibre that is extremely tear-resistant but minimal in weight for stronger puncture protection
— Lazer Grip micro profile structure to provide outstanding cornering
— Active Comfort Technology embedded in the tire construction to absorb vibrations and smooth your ride
— 25 – 622
— 3/330 Tpi
— Weight 255g

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