Continental launches the special edition of the Grand Prix 5000 Tour de France | Equipment

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Continental marks the second day of rest of the original dates for the Tour de France 2020 by announcing the Grand Prix 5000 TdF LTD 2020 – the first special edition of its Grand Prix 5000 road tire.

The launch is the first Continental road tire to be designed with a cream sidewall. As the main partner of the Tour de France, the Special Edition tire bears the official sidewall racing seal.

Oliver Anhuth, Continental’s global marketing manager for bicycle tires, said: “With cycling fans around the world, at Continental, we have been looking forward to this year’s Tour de France since the epic stages of 2019 have ended. .

“And although the race is not taking place this summer so that everyone can enjoy it and get excited, we did not want to suspend the presentation of our first Grand Prix 5000 Special Edition this summer when the Tour de France would have had location. We are proud to present and launch the colorful flank of the Grand Prix 5000 – an elegant product for the elegant ride that all cyclists deserve. ”

Main characteristics:
– clincher tire
– Cream side and special edition Tour de France stamp
– BlackChili compound
– Vectran Breaker, a high technology fiber produced synthetically which is resistant to tearing but of a minimal weight for a better protection against punctures
– Lazer Grip micro-profiled structure for exceptional turns
– Active Comfort technology integrated into the tire construction to absorb vibrations and soften your driving
– 25 – 622
– 3/330 Tpi
– Weight: 255g

The Grand Prix 5000 Special Edition Tour de France 2020 is available for purchase on July 13 for € 69.90 RSP each at bikeshop.continental-reifen.de (Germany only) and in stores around the world.

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