Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 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
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalPirelli
Model Gator HardshellCinturato Velo TLR
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 0100313
EAN 40192384664098019227337075
TPI 3/18060
Compound SmartNET Silica w/aramid
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 270 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi116 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 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 HardshellCinturato Velo TLR
Specified Weight 270 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 273 grams306 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm28 mm
Measured Height 23 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm3.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm0.95 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 HardshellCinturato Velo TLR
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.5 Watts15.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.5 Watts16.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 23.1 Watts18.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 27.4 Watts22.3 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005850.00468
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006150.00498
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006920.00561
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.008210.00668
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Gator HardshellCinturato Velo TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points20 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points7 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellCinturato Velo TLR
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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