Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Veloflex Corsa 2016

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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVeloflex
Model GatorskinCorsa
Year 20152016
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 0100084
TPI 3/180320
Compound carbon black mixtureNatural exclusive
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams205 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 psi
Made In GermanyItaly
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
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Veloflex Corsa 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinCorsa
Measured Weight 255 grams200 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
300 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.75 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model GatorskinCorsa
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 Watts14.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 22.0 Watts15.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 26.2 Watts18.2 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 0.006060.00420
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006590.00474
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.007850.00546
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model GatorskinCorsa
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model GatorskinCorsa
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • Continental Gatorskin
  • Veloflex Corsa
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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