Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Continental Grand Prix 2014

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model GatorskinGrand Prix
Year 20152014
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
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 01000840100637
TPI 3/1803/180
Compound carbon black mixtureBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams245 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi110 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyGermany
Available Sizes 32-630 (27x1 1/4)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
23-571 (650x23C)
28-559 (26x1 1/8)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
28-559 (26x1 1/8)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 2014
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 2014
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix
Measured Weight 255 grams239 grams
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mmNo Data


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.3 Watts14.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.2 Watts14.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 22.0 Watts15.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 26.2 Watts18.5 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005790.00420
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006060.00435
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006590.00477
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.007850.00555
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix
Puncture Resistance Tread 1813
Puncture Resistance Side 7Not Tested


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinGrand Prix
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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