Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gator Hardshell 2019 vs
Vittoria Corsa Speed (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
  • Vittoria Corsa Speed (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model Gator HardshellCorsa Speed (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 0100313111.1CS.00.23.411BX
TPI 3/180320
Compound G+
Bead FoldingTubular
ETRTO 25-62228x23
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2523
Specified Weight 270 grams200 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi200 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
28x23
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Vittoria Corsa Speed (tubular) 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Vittoria Corsa Speed (tubular) 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Vittoria Corsa Speed (tubular) 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellCorsa Speed (tubular)
Measured Weight 273 grams209 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
219 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 26 mm23 mm
Measured Height 23 mm21 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm1.5 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm0.45 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mm26 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellCorsa Speed (tubular)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Tubular
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not Tested8.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.5 Watts9.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.5 Watts9.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 23.1 Watts11.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 27.4 Watts12.7 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not Tested0.00264
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005850.00273
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006150.00297
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006920.00333
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.008210.00381
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Gator HardshellCorsa Speed (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points3 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellCorsa Speed (tubular)
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Vittoria Corsa Speed (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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