Continental Gator Hardshell Duraskin 700c Road Tyre
Please note: View 'Tyres Guide' below for ETRTO Sizing
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Fast and reliable, the Continental Gator Hardshell DuraSkin is the tyre for hardcore urban cyclists and commuters. The levels of puncture protection offered with the PolyX Breaker layer and Hardshell protection are incredible and the tyre is fast rolling too. The Continental Gator Hardshell DuraSkin is modelled on our famous Gatorskin race bike tyre
- Puncture protection: Wider PolyX Breaker puncture belt under the tread
- Sidewall protection: DuraSkin anti-tear layer
- Extra protection: Hardshell Polyamide layer for even more protection
- Usage: More reinforcement for the modern commuter
- Weight: From 250g
MORE is what you get!
After extensive market research, feedback from commuters all over the world showed us that a new type of tyre was in demand. Our 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 our base, we've added a third Polyamide layer in the sidewall to make a unique 3-ply casing for the Gator Hardshell.
We'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 and is available in 700x23 up to 32 plus 27 x 1 1/4.
Occasionally, without notice, manufacturers change product design and/or specifications.
Continental Clincher Tyre Chooser
Road & Track Tyres - clincher
Use the tyre chooser below to help find the perfect Continental tyre for your riding style and budget. These clincher tyres are designed for different types of road cycling from sportives to time trials as well as racing and training. Continental tyres are available at different performance levels from entry level Sport tyres right up to Premium tyres with pro level features.
To find the right size tyre for your bike checkout our size guide below the tyre chooser.
|Winter/Training/Commute||Sportive||Race/Triathlon||Time Trial/Sprint Tri|
|Premium||Grand Prix Attack & Force|
|Grand Prix 4000 S II|
|Grand Prix TT|
|Grand Prix Supersonic|
|Grand Prix 4 Season|
|Grand Prix GT|
|Grand Prix Classic|
|Performance||Grand Sport Race|
|Grand Sport Extra|
|Ultra Sport II|
How to check your current tyre size?
Take a look at the sidewall of your current tyres and you’ll see one or two sets of figures;
One is the traditional size like 700x28c or 27.5x2.2. The first figure is the tyre diameter(size). The second is tyre width. Note: road bike sizes are in mm, MTB sizes are in inches.
The other set of figures you may see is ETRTO sizing like this 28-622. The first number here is tyre width while the second number relates to wheel diameter.
Here is a comparrison chart for traditional and ETRTO sizing to help you choose the correct tyre size.
|700c road bike wheels|
|18-622||700 x 18C|
|23-622||700 x 23C|
|25-622||700 x 25C|
|28-622||700 x 28C|
|32-622||700 x 32C|
|37-622||700 x 35C|
|47-622||700 x 47C|
|26" mountain bike wheels|
|50-559||26 x 1.9|
|54-559||26 x 2.1|
|55-559||26 x 2.2|
|58-559||26 x 2.35|
|27.5" (650b) mountain bike wheels|
|50-584||27.5 x 1.95|
|54-584||27.5 x 2.1|
|57-584||27.5 x 2.25|
|29" mountain bike wheels|
|50-622||29 x 2.0|
|54-622||29 x 2.1|
|55-622||29 x 2.2|
Will this tyre fit my wheel?
Your new tyre must be the same diameter as your current one (to fit your wheel rim).
Then, you need a choose a tyre which will fit your frame.
Road bike tyres are generally 21 – 28mm wide
MTB tyres can range from 1.5”-5”
To make things complicated road tyres are measured in mm, while MTB tyres are in inches.
How wide is too wide
You want to leave at least 4mm clearance between your frame and tyres to prevent rub and allow for mud clearance.
Measure the following areas on your frame:
Fork crown (top)
Brake calipers (make sure you squeeze them)
Subtract 4mm and you’ll have the maximum width your frame can handle.
Please note, all size information is provided as a guide - if you're unsure or need any further assistance you can call us on 01792 799508 ... we're happy to help!
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Delivery & Guarantee
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