Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018

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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 ContinentalMavic
Model GatorskinYksion Elite
Year 20152018
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 HighHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 010008437805725
TPI 3/180120
Compound carbon black mixtureSingle Compund
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi110 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
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)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinYksion Elite
Measured Weight 255 grams226 grams
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data29 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinYksion Elite
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.3 Watts15.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.2 Watts16.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 22.0 Watts17.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 26.2 Watts21.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005790.00450
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006060.00483
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006590.00537
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.007850.00647
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model GatorskinYksion Elite
Puncture Resistance Tread 189
Puncture Resistance Side 74


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinYksion Elite
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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