Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Continental Gatorskin 2015

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Competition (tubular)Gatorskin
Year 20162015
Tire Type TubularTubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range Very HighHigh
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Part Number 01961890100084
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound Black Chilicarbon black mixture
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams240 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi95 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
32-630 (27x1 1/4)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
23-571 (650x23C)
28-559 (26x1 1/8)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Continental Gatorskin 2015
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Continental Gatorskin 2015
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Continental Gatorskin 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Competition (tubular)Gatorskin
Measured Weight 285 grams255 grams
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm3.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.7 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Competition (tubular)Gatorskin
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts19.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts20.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts22.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts26.2 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00579
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00606
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00659
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00785
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Gatorskin
Puncture Resistance Tread 1118
Puncture Resistance Side 47


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Gatorskin
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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