Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Continental Grand Prix 2014

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix
Year 20192014
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 01003130100637
EAN 4019238466409
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams245 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi110 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
28-559 (26x1 1/8)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Continental Grand Prix 2014
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Continental Grand Prix 2014
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Continental Grand Prix 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix
Specified Weight 270 grams245 grams
Measured Weight 273 grams239 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mmNo Data
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mmNo Data

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
19.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00585
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00615
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
23.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00692
15.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00477
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
Use the formula: RR (Watts) = CRR * speed (m/s) * load (N) to calculate rolling resistance at a given speed and load.

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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