Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017

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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
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalHutchinson
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 All Season TL
Year 20192017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
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 0100313PV526131
EAN 4019238466409
TPI 3/180127
Compound HDF 5.3
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams325 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 All Season TL
Specified Weight 270 grams325 grams
Measured Weight 273 grams335 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
355 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm3.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.3 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mm62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mm23 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 All Season TL
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.5 Watts14.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.5 Watts15.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 23.1 Watts16.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 27.4 Watts19.1 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005850.00429
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006150.00456
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006920.00504
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.008210.00573
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 All Season TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points7 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 All Season TL
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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