Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018

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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 5000 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 5000 Latex Tube
Year 20152018
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 01000840101624
EAN 4019238007824
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 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi 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)
32-622 (700x32c)
25-584 (650x28b)
28-584 (650x25b)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 5000 Latex Tube
Specified Weight 240 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 255 grams221 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
321 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.55 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data28 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 100 psi / 6.9 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 5000 Latex Tube
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Michelin Latex A1 (80 gr)
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
8.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00252
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
8.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00267
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 5000 Latex Tube
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinGrand Prix 5000 Latex Tube
Full Review Full Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Continental Gatorskin
  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 Latex Tube
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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