Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017

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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 SuperSonic
Year 20152017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 01000840101080
TPI 3/1803/330
Compound carbon black mixtureBlack Chili
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62223-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2523
Specified Weight 240 grams150 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi115 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi145 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)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix SuperSonic
Measured Weight 255 grams179 grams
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm1.9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data27 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix SuperSonic
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.3 Watts10.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.2 Watts11.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 22.0 Watts12.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 26.2 Watts15.0 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005790.00306
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006060.00330
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006590.00375
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.007850.00450
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model GatorskinGrand Prix SuperSonic
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinGrand Prix SuperSonic
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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