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

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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 ContinentalHutchinson
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 Performance 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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Part Number 0100313PV526011
TPI 3/180127
Compound HDF 5.2
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams315 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 Performance TL 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 Performance TL
Measured Weight 273 grams323 grams
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.3 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mm62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mm23 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 Performance TL
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.5 Watts13.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.5 Watts14.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 23.1 Watts15.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 27.4 Watts17.8 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005850.00393
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006150.00420
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006920.00474
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.008210.00534
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 Performance TL
Puncture Resistance Tread 2011
Puncture Resistance Side 87


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellFusion 5 Performance TL
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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