Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 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
  • Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMavic
Model Gator HardshellYksion Pro UST Tubeless
Year 20192018
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 010031339938825
EAN 40192384664090889645491714
TPI 3/180127
Compound 11 Storm
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams260 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi72 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi102 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellYksion Pro UST Tubeless
Specified Weight 270 grams260 grams
Measured Weight 273 grams256 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
276 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.1 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mm64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mm27 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellYksion Pro UST Tubeless
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
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
11.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00351
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00615
12.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00366
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
23.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00692
13.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00399
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
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 HardshellYksion Pro UST Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellYksion Pro UST Tubeless
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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