GCN Tech Unboxing: NEW Continental GP5000 Tyres

Published on January 8th 2019


Welcome back to another awesome GCN Tech Unboxing - this time Ollie is taking a look at the brand new GP5000 tyres from Continental, available in both clincher and tubeless. Remember to enter for your chance to win! Enter the giveaway here: https://gcntech.co/gp5000unbox In association with Continental. Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcntech.co/9T GCN Tech Uploader: http://gcntech.co/upload 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. If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcntech.co/9S Watch more on GCN Tech... Continental GP5000 First Ride 📹 https://gcntech.co/gp5000 Music: Epidemic Sound Mile Soul - Da Tooby Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that matter. GCN Tech is utterly obsessed with seeking out and showcasing the best in bikes, tech, products and upgrades. Everywhere. Every week. From news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GCN Tech Show, pro bikes, set-up tips and more, we geek out over the tiny details that can make the big differences to you. With years of racing and industry expertise, we also bring you instructive maintenance videos to hone your mechanical skills, as well as behind the scenes factory tours and in-depth analysis of kit chosen by the pro peloton to keep your finger on the pulse of cycling’s latest technological innovations. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on cycling tech. Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtwee