Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Schwalbe Durano 2015

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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
  • Schwalbe Durano
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model GatorskinDurano
Year 20152015
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 HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 010008411600639
EAN
TPI 3/18067
Compound carbon black mixtureDual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams245 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In GermanyIndonesia
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)
28-622 (700x28C)
28-559 (26x1.10)
23-520 (24x0.90)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Schwalbe Durano 2015
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Schwalbe Durano 2015
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Schwalbe Durano 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinDurano
Specified Weight 240 grams245 grams
Measured Weight 255 grams251 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
351 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm3.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.6 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 GatorskinDurano
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
18.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00564
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
24.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00740
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 GatorskinDurano
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points15 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinDurano
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • Continental Gatorskin
  • Schwalbe Durano
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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