Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed 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
  • Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalVittoria
Model GatorskinRubino Pro Speed
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 0100084111.3RS.22.25.111BX
EAN 8022530001960
TPI 3/180180
Compound carbon black mixture3C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams190 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 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 Rubino Pro Speed 2016
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed 2016
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model GatorskinRubino Pro Speed
Specified Weight 240 grams190 grams
Measured Weight 255 grams206 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
306 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data63 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data32 mm
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 GatorskinRubino Pro Speed
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
11.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00357
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
12.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00378
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
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 GatorskinRubino Pro Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points3 Points

Conclusion


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


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