Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 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
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalPirelli
Model GatorskinCinturato Velo TLR
Year 20152018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
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 0100084
EAN 8019227337075
TPI 3/18060
Compound carbon black mixtureSmartNET Silica w/aramid
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 240 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi116 psi
Made In GermanyFrance
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)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinCinturato Velo TLR
Specified Weight 240 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 255 grams306 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm28 mm
Measured Height 23 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm3.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.95 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data28 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinCinturato Velo TLR
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
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
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 GatorskinCinturato Velo TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points20 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinCinturato Velo TLR
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Gatorskin
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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