Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Gatorskin 2015 vs
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017

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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
  • Zipp Tangente Speed
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Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalZipp
Model GatorskinTangente Speed
Year 20152017
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 010008400.1918.192.020
TPI 3/180220
Compound carbon black mixture
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 240 grams0 grams
Min Air Pressure 95 psi90 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
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Continental Gatorskin 2015
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model GatorskinTangente Speed
Measured Weight 255 grams190 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + inner tube)
290 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.2 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.7 mm0.45 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 GatorskinTangente Speed
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 19.3 Watts11.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 20.2 Watts12.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 22.0 Watts14.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 26.2 Watts17.3 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.005790.00348
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.006060.00375
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.006590.00438
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.007850.00519
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model GatorskinTangente Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 18 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points3 Points
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Conclusion


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


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