Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Schwalbe Pro One HT (tubular) 2017

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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 Pro One HT (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model Gator HardshellPro One HT (tubular)
Year 20192017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubular
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number 010031311101216
EAN 4019238466409
TPI 3/180T107
Compound OneStar
Bead FoldingTubular
ETRTO 25-62228x25
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi145 psi
Made In Germany-
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
28x22
28x25
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Schwalbe Pro One HT (tubular) 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Schwalbe Pro One HT (tubular) 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Schwalbe Pro One HT (tubular) 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Gator HardshellPro One HT (tubular)
Specified Weight 270 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 273 grams303 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
313 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm0.45 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mm32 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 100 psi / 6.9 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Gator HardshellPro One HT (tubular)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Tubular
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not Tested15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
19.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00585
16.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00483
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00615
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
23.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00692
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 HardshellPro One HT (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellPro One HT (tubular)
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Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Schwalbe Pro One HT (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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