Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Schwalbe Durano Plus Addix 2020

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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
  • Schwalbe Durano Plus Addix
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Gator HardshellDurano Plus Addix
Year 20192020
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 HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 010031311653966
EAN 40192384664094026495865692
TPI 3/18067
Compound Addix
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams385 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
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
Schwalbe Durano Plus Addix 2020
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Schwalbe Durano Plus Addix 2020
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Schwalbe Durano Plus Addix 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellDurano Plus Addix
Specified Weight 270 grams385 grams
Measured Weight 273 grams399 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
499 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm4.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.45 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mm63 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mm27 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellDurano Plus Addix
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
19.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00585
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00615
17.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00513
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
23.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00692
19.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00570
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 HardshellDurano Plus Addix
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellDurano Plus Addix
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Schwalbe Durano Plus Addix
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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