Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Continental Grand Prix 5000
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix 5000
Year 20192018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 01003130101624
EAN 40192384664094019238007824
TPI 3/1803/330
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi 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)
32-622 (700x32c)
25-584 (650x28b)
28-584 (650x25b)
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Continental Grand Prix 5000 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix 5000
Specified Weight 270 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 273 grams221 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
321 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm0.55 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mm66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mm28 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix 5000
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.5 Watts10.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.5 Watts10.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 23.1 Watts12.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 27.4 Watts14.2 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005850.00300
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006150.00321
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006920.00363
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.008210.00426
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix 5000
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points4 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix 5000
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Continental Grand Prix 5000
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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