Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Specialized S-Works Turbo 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 ContinentalSpecialized
Model GatorskinS-Works Turbo
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
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Part Number 010008400015-1074
TPI 3/180120
Compound carbon black mixtureGripton
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams210 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi125 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)
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
28-622 (700x28C)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinS-Works Turbo
Measured Weight 255 grams215 grams
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.5 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinS-Works Turbo
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.3 Watts13.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.2 Watts14.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 22.0 Watts16.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 26.2 Watts19.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005790.00402
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006060.00432
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006590.00489
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.007850.00588
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model GatorskinS-Works Turbo
Puncture Resistance Tread 1810
Puncture Resistance Side 74


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinS-Works Turbo
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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