Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015

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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 Ironman Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Gator HardshellIronman Tubeless
Year 20192015
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010031311700028
TPI 3/180127
Compound OneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 270 grams330 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi70 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi110 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
22-622 (700x22C)
24-622 (700x24C)
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellIronman Tubeless
Measured Weight 273 grams336 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
356 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm3.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.2 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mmNo Data
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellIronman Tubeless
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (0 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.5 Watts12.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.5 Watts13.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 23.1 Watts14.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 27.4 Watts16.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005850.00387
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006150.00405
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006920.00435
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.008210.00498
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Gator HardshellIronman Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points8 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellIronman Tubeless
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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