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Continental Gator Hardshell 700C Duraskin Folding Road Tyre

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This is the Continental Gator Hardshell 700C Duraskin Wired Folding Tyre. After extensive market research, feedback from commuters all over the world showed Continental that a new type of tyre was in demand. Their Gatorskin race bike tyre had filled a gap for hardcore commuters but they wanted more; MORE casing; MORE breaker; MORE protection. Taking the Gatorskin as their base, they've added a third Polyamide layer in the sidewall to make a unique 3-ply casing for the Gator Hardshell. They've also added a wider Poly-X anti puncture breaker belt under the tread which extends down into the shoulder area for wider coverage. Add this to the Duraskin anti-tear mesh on the outside of the casing and you are presented with a tougher commuter which is also fast.

Aimed at hardcore fast commuters who need the speed of a race commuter tyre (i.e. Gatorskin or Grand Prix) but bulked out to provide a tougher cross section in case of that unseen pot-hole or scuffed sidewall on the curbs. Using a new type of casing design which folds three times from bead to bead to form a 3 ply sidewall (usually 2 ply). Duraskin is an extremely durable polyamide mesh that protects the extra-fine, high performance casing from cuts, punctures and abrasion. Adding less than 10g per tyre, Duraskin has a very high strength to weight ratio meaning that cyclists benefit from superb anti tear protection whilst still experiencing lightweight performance from their tyres. Extra tread rubber / Longer mileage. Continental uses polyester as a breaker material and rely on our experience in car tyres to utilize this material to the maximum benefits in cycle tyres. The advantages lie in the additional crossing of the individual fabric weaves in manufacturing, giving a densely woven seal with minimal space between the threads - result, Poly-X is very resistant to foreign objects without increasing the rolling resistance of the tyre.

Use
Road- Commuting/Training/Sportive
Wheel size
700c
Tyre width
23mm, 25mm, 28mm or 32mm
Compound
Quality German made natural rubber tread
ERTO
23-622, 25-622, 28-622 or 32-622
Bead
Folding
Recommended Pressure
23mm -110 PSI, 25mm - 95 PSI, 28mm - 95PSI
Max Pressure
120 PSI
Protection
Hardshell, Duraskin and Poly-X breaker (see above for details)
Weight
23mm - 250g, 25mm - 270g, 28mm - 320g
Notes
For Clincher Rims

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