Continental Gatorskin Road Tire

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Continental Gatorskin Road Tire
If you're at all serious about high-mileage training, cycle touring or bike commuting, the Continental Gatorskin road tire is made for you. With a durable carbon black tread compound, smooth center tread and tenaciously gripping shoulders, the Continental Gatorskin road tire rolls easily, yet delivers great all-conditions cornering performance. The special tread design is also less prone to picking up road debris. Combine that with the proven PolyX puncture-resistant breaker and DuraSkin anti-cut sidewalls, and you've got a tire that's going to last you an incredibly long time.
  • A durable, long-wearing tire for training, commuting or touring
  • DuraSkin-anti-cut fabric sidewalls
  • Carbon black tread compound for durability
  • PolyX breaker provides excellent puncture-resistance
Continental Gatorskin Road Tire
  • WEIGHT 700x28 (274g), 700x32 (341g)
  • SIZE(S) 700x28, 700x32
  • TPI 180tpi
  • BEAD Folding
  • MAX. PSI 700x28 (116psi), 700x32 (102psi)
  • TIRE TYPE Clincher
  • Rating 4.5

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Continental Gatorskin Road Tire
 
4.7

(based on 6 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Versatile (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Road biking (6)
  • Commuting/city (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (4)
    • Cycling Style:
    • Comfort oriented (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

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5.0

Puncture Resistant Tire

By Old touring guy

from Chicago, Il

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Rarely Have Flats In City

Cons

  • Heavy
  • Somewhat Expensive

Best Uses

  • Commuting/City
  • Light Touring
  • Road Biking

Comments about Continental Gatorskin Road Tire:

Will use tires on older touring bike for multiday trips on rails to trails and rural roads. basically for credit card touring trips.

  • Cycling Style:
  • Comfort Oriented
  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

greatest tire in 30 yrs of pedalling

By Kentucky Doug

from uh, guess

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Road Biking

      Comments about Continental Gatorskin Road Tire:

      Kentucky roads are varied with suprise debris, rumble strips, maybe the occasional mid gravel road to a secluded pasture to watch the deer feed. I have found these tires to be forgiving when i'm staring instead of watching out for glass,nails, wire. I have 3500 miles on a set and the tread pattern is still visible.

      • Cycling Style:
      • Comfort Oriented

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      5.0

      Conti Gatorskins

      By Patty

      from Seattle Wa.

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Commuting/City
        • Road Biking

        Comments about Continental Gatorskin Road Tire:

        excellent slick type tire. Great grip and I recommend using a wide a tire as you are comfortable with along with a commensurately wide rim.

        • Cycling Style:
        • Comfort Oriented
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Rode RAW

        By Warm Blooded Commuter/Tourer

        from St. Paul, MN

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Commuting/City
        • Road Biking

        Comments about Continental Gatorskin Road Tire:

        I've got 4000 miles out of a Gatorskin on the front and over 3000 on the rear. My last rear never had a flat for 3000mi. The only reason for change after 3000 miles was that I had ridden the rubber off down to the woven poly layer.

        Rode St. Paul to Chicago and was the only rider in the group not to have a flat, all rode Conties but I had the only gatorskins. Just bought a set of 28s after riding 32c's for the last few years.

        • Cycling Style:
        • Speed Oriented
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Great Roadability, and Ride!

        By Smiley

        from Lanesboro,MN

        About Me Avid Cyclist

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Carefree Ride
        • Durable
        • Versatile

        Cons

        • No Negitives

        Best Uses

        • Road Biking
        • Tough Tires

        Comments about Continental Gatorskin Road Tire:

        I do a fair amount of long distance riding, These tires seem pretty bullet proof.

        • Cycling Style:
        • Comfort Oriented
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Quality Tire

        By gene99

        from NY

        About Me Competitive Cyclist

        See all my reviews

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting/City
          • Road Biking

          Comments about Continental Gatorskin Road Tire:

          Typical Gatorskin: lively ride, excellent handling. Wish psi limit was a bit higher.

          • Cycling Style:
          • Speed Oriented
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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