Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Maxxis High Road 2019

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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
  • Maxxis High Road
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMaxxis
Model GatorskinHigh Road
Year 20152019
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 0100084ETB00109100
EAN 4717784034584
TPI 3/180120
Compound carbon black mixtureHYPR
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams210 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 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)
25-622 (700x25c)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Maxxis High Road 2019
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Maxxis High Road 2019
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Maxxis High Road 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinHigh Road
Specified Weight 240 grams210 grams
Measured Weight 255 grams209 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
309 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data67 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data27 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinHigh Road
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
13.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00396
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
16.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00480
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
18.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00546
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 GatorskinHigh Road
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinHigh Road
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Gatorskin
  • Maxxis High Road
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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