Continental GatorSkin Folding tyre review

Continental GatorSkin Folding tyre review

James Spender Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:08 The benchmark in training/commuting tyres, with good reason. Solid all rounder: puncture protection, relatively lightweight and fast rolling 4.0 / 5 £35.95 There is a wire bead version of this tyre too (hence the ‘Folding’ meaning a foldable Kevlar bead), which is £5 cheaper but a claimed 50g heavier, so the folding one is definitely worth the extra. This is arguably the bench mark in racy, commuter-proof tyres that are perfect for winter training miles without having that dead, sluggish feeling of cheap tyres that you can get from other overtly puncture resistant tyres. The compound is grippy and the carcass relatively supple, but it’s the way these characteristics are combined with superb puncture proofing that makes the Continental GatorSkin tyres such a good bet. See related Chris Froome dealt blow by UKAD data UKAD closes Wiggins jiffy bag investigation Into the ...

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