Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III 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
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model GatorskinOpen Corsa CX III
Year 20152014
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 0100084111.391.SC.25.111.BX
EAN
TPI 3/180320
Compound carbon black mixtureISOgrip Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi145 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)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III 2014
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III 2014
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinOpen Corsa CX III
Specified Weight 240 grams220 grams
Measured Weight 255 grams237 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
337 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm28 mm
Measured Height 23 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mmNo Data
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 GatorskinOpen Corsa CX III
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
13.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00390
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
14.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00444
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
16.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00507
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 GatorskinOpen Corsa CX III
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


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


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