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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalZipp
Model Gator HardshellTangente Course
Year 20192017
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 HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 010031300.1918.192.040
EAN 4019238466409
TPI 3/180120
Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams0 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi145 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Zipp Tangente Course 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Zipp Tangente Course 2017
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Continental Gator Hardshell 2019
Zipp Tangente Course 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Gator HardshellTangente Course
Specified Weight 270 grams0 grams
Measured Weight 273 grams215 grams
System Adjusted Weight 373 grams
(tire + inner tube)
315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.7 mm2.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 65 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mmNo Data

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Gator HardshellTangente Course
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
15.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00459
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00615
16.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00501
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
23.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00692
18.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00567
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
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 HardshellTangente Course
Puncture Resistance Tread 20 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Gator HardshellTangente Course
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Gator Hardshell
  • Zipp Tangente Course
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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