Made to make you better. The GP5000 is the best all-rounder in the field, brought to a whole new performance level. With it’s unique tread compound, which is produced only in Germany, Continental have revolutionized the sport of cycling. Their legendary Black Chili Compound provides the best balance of grip and rolling resistance. The latest polymers as well as specially developed carbon black particles and filler materials guarantee unique performance. Embedded in the tire construction the Active Comfort Technology absorbs vibrations and smoothens your ride, while ’Lazer Grip’ lazered micro profile structure expands over the tire’s shoulder and provides outstanding cornering. A Spider silk like Vectran™ breaker is lighter, more flexible and protects more effectively against cuts than the comparable nylon breaker, while also not adversely affect the rolling resistance. Ride faster, more comfortable and with increased puncture protection.