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Continental Gator Hardshell Clincher
  • Continental Gator Hardshell Clincher
  • Continental Gator Hardshell Clincher

Continental Gator Hardshell Clincher

Item #: CON00020 Usually ships the next business day
Regular Price: $64.95Sale Price: $45.47 You Save 30%
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product description
The Continental Gator Hardshell has set the bar for a perfectly-balanced blend of ride quality and long-term durability without breaking the bank. The roads of the world demand a tougher more durable bicycle tire and the Continental Gator Hardshell delivers! Sharing the bead-to-bead protection of DuraSkin, the Hardshell casing wraps further into the sidewall and an extra-wide PolyX breaker covers the entire tread strip from shoulder-to-shoulder. Added material in the tread strip not only improves mileage, but offers another degree of puncture resistance. More isn't always better, but in the case of the Gator Hardshell tire from Continental... MORE is exactly what you get!

Hardshell Tire Features:
  • Affectionately known as the armored reptile
  • Offers the everyday road rider that certain extra something and gets commuters to work reliably
  • The reptilian design sets the tone for eating up those miles!
  • Rugged puncture protection through Hardshell ProTection technology
Hardshell Protection:
  • Durable 3-ply core casing
  • DuraSkin sidewall reinforcement for protecion against cuts and abrasions
  • Extra-wide PolyX Breaker for excellent puncture resistance and extended mileage
  • Extra tread rubber for longer mileage
PolyX Breaker:
  • Improved puncture resistance
  • Lightweight polyester fiber
  • Supple ride and lower rolling resistance
  • Density-woven for protection from small debris
  • Weight: 260g
  • Max inflations: 120 psi
  • Type: Foldable
  • Sizes: 700x23, 700x25, 700x28 or 700x32
Shipping Weight: 1.0 lb.

Continental Gator Hardshell Clincher
4.5 Stars based on 2 Review(s)
Thomas Gerlach
Madison, WI
5 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great training tires!!!
August 13, 2011
If you are out there training for triathlons or cycling events then there is no better tire to use than Continental Gatorskin tires. These tires are built to last and have great puncture protection. I use the 700x25c for better handling and more comfort. When you are training you want a solid tire but when I race I switch to the faster rolling Continental GP4000s. Definitely recommend these tires for everyday training or commuting.
Durable, Easy To Use, Sturdy
Best Uses:
Endurance Training

Kat S
Tucson, AZ
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

Great for riding in the desert
August 11, 2011
I've been using these tires for years, they are perfect for riding in the desert and avoiding thorns giving you a flat. I am notorious for riding straight through piles of glass, and I very rarely flat. Overall they are great if you want a durable training tire. The only cons are it takes some muscle to get the tire on for the first time, and the weight. I also have had 2 sidewall failures but I replaced the bad tires with new gatorskins.

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