Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016

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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 Gator HardshellGrand Prix Force II
Year 20192016
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 HighHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 01003130100489
TPI 3/1803/330
Compound Black Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 270 grams195 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi95 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
24-622 (700x24C)
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Continental Grand Prix Force II 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix Force II
Measured Weight 273 grams196 grams
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mmNo Data


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix Force II
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.5 Watts11.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.5 Watts11.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 23.1 Watts13.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 27.4 Watts16.3 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005850.00330
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006150.00348
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006920.00402
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.008210.00489
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix Force II
Puncture Resistance Tread 209
Puncture Resistance Side 84


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellGrand Prix Force II
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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