Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014 vs
Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015

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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 ContinentalContinentalContinental
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S IIGrand Prix 4 Season
Year 201520142015
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km0 km
Price Range HighHighHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 010008401009450100175
TPI 3/1803/3303/330
Compound carbon black mixtureBlack ChiliMax Grip Silica
Bead FoldingFoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"28"
Width mm 252525
Specified Weight 240 grams225 grams240 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi95 psi95 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyGermanyGermany
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)
20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II 2014
Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S IIGrand Prix 4 Season
Measured Weight 255 grams215 grams215 grams
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm25 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.9 mm2.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.55 mm0.7 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo DataNo Data


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S IIGrand Prix 4 Season
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.3 Watts12.2 Watts17.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.2 Watts12.9 Watts18.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 22.0 Watts13.7 Watts19.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 26.2 Watts15.5 Watts22.5 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005790.003660.00516
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006060.003870.00543
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006590.004110.00594
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.007850.004650.00674
Spin Up Video No VideoNo VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S IIGrand Prix 4 Season
Puncture Resistance Tread 181117
Puncture Resistance Side 757


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S IIGrand Prix 4 Season
Full Review Full ReviewFull ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 54 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.comAmazon.com


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