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
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
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0100084
EAN 8033959671115
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


Size and Weight Measurements
Model GatorskinCorsa
Specified Weight 240 grams205 grams
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
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 100 psi / 6.9 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model GatorskinCorsa
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
18.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00546
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 GatorskinCorsa
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

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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