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Conti GP5000 tire life-span: how many miles did you get?

Old 02-13-22, 10:18 PM
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wouldn't it be nice if the 5000 lasted exactly 5000 km
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Originally Posted by Lancercool1992 View Post
wouldn't it be nice if the 5000 lasted exactly 5000 km
5,000 miles would be a good ROI.
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Old 02-24-22, 06:24 PM
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I pushed that last one and changed in just before it blew out. This is it:
Given the importance of tyres, why did you choose to leave it that long?

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Glad to see so many users have shared their experiences.

Has anyone else also found that the cream version weigh slightly more due to the extra layer of colored rubber? I'm undecided whether they roll slightly slower due to the thicker sidewalls. Jarno, of BicycleRollingResistance dot com, told me they haven't tested this version yet but it is certainly plausible that they may be slightly slower (if only just a few watts) than the black or transparent models. OTOH, that extra layer might offer greater sidewall flat protection... not to say that sidewall cuts are problematic with regular GP5000s.

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i don't know how much the cream version would gum up the watts, but I'd not consider it an issue if I were going for a certain look. The penalty is likely very minimal anyway.
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Originally Posted by Lancercool1992 View Post
wouldn't it be nice if the 5000 lasted exactly 5000 km
Not exactly, but mine lasted for 4985 Km

They still had some thread on them, but I decided to swap because of this:

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Originally Posted by Lancercool1992 View Post
wouldn't it be nice if the 5000 lasted exactly 5000 km
Depending on who's using them, they may very well be. 4000kms seems to be ''the norm'' for high end race tires, however. That's what I got out of my Schwalbe Pro Ones last year. They would have lasted another 1000kms if I wasn't a heavy cyclist.
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Old 02-25-22, 10:34 AM
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I got about 3000 miles on my last set.
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