Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014

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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 Gatorskin
  • Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalContinental
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube
Year 20152014
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 01000840100945
EAN
TPI 3/1803/330
Compound carbon black mixtureBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams225 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi95 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)
20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube
Specified Weight 240 grams225 grams
Measured Weight 255 grams215 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.55 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Michelin Latex
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
10.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00318
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
13.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00399
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 GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube
Full Review Full Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Gatorskin
  • Continental Grand Prix 4000S II Latex Tube
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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