Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Schwalbe One V-Guard 2014

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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 One V-Guard
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalSchwalbe
Model GatorskinOne V-Guard
Year 20152014
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 010008411600518
EAN
TPI 3/180127
Compound carbon black mixtureOneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams225 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 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)
25-584 (650x25B)
25-571 (650x25C)
25-559 (26x1.00)
25-540 (24x1.00)
25-451 (20x1.00)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Schwalbe One V-Guard 2014
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Schwalbe One V-Guard 2014
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Schwalbe One V-Guard 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinOne V-Guard
Specified Weight 240 grams225 grams
Measured Weight 255 grams243 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
343 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.9 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 GatorskinOne V-Guard
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
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
12.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00384
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
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 GatorskinOne V-Guard
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinOne V-Guard
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Continental Gatorskin
  • Schwalbe One V-Guard
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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