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Best road bike tyres?
#1
What do you usually look for when buying road bike tyres? Weight, durability, grip?
And what is your favorite road tyre? Or perhaps the favorite tyre brand?

I have heard much praise about Continental Grand Prix 4000, now GP 5000 must be the successor. Personally have rode on Schwalbe Durano white stripe (it was an update from default entry level tyres) and can give 5 star rating so far, great experience. I had puncture issues before, but switching to Durano solved it.
Merida Scultura 5000 (2015)
Merida Big Nine 400 (2019)
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#2
Continental Grand Prix 5000 clincher tyre - love it and love it! Versatility with focus on puncture protection or durability is the key requirement. As there is no need for me to compete in cycling events or be aggressive on downhills, all the other features are simply an added value. As you wrote, 5000 is the successor of the long lasting GP 4000 which was my nr1 to-go tyre for years.
"Carbon is faster"
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