Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Michelin Power Competition 2016

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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 ContinentalMichelin
Model GatorskinPower Competition
Year 20152016
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 0100084028426
TPI 3/1803x180
Compound carbon black mixtureRace compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi75 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
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
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Michelin Power Competition 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinPower Competition
Measured Weight 255 grams212 grams
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinPower Competition
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.3 Watts10.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.2 Watts11.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 22.0 Watts13.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 26.2 Watts16.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005790.00327
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006060.00354
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006590.00408
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.007850.00498
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model GatorskinPower Competition
Puncture Resistance Tread 1811
Puncture Resistance Side 73


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinPower Competition
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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