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Black/Duraskin - 700c x 22mm
Continental Sprinter Gatorskin Tubular Tire

Continental Sprinter Gatorskin Tubular Tire

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The new Continental Sprinter Gatorskin combines the key features of Continental's very popular Ultra Gatorskin clincher with Black Chili compound and puncture protection Duraskin. If you love the feel of tubulars but want a more durable tire, this is the one for you. Perfect for getting the miles in during early season training when the roads are in the worst shape, or even racing when the roads are too tough for racing-specific tires. Removable core. Black with Duraskin sidewall and Black Chili compound. Max inflation pressure is 170 psi, 700c x 22mm (22-622 ISO), 300g and 700c x 25mm (25-622 ISO), 320g.

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Weight: 300 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 22-622 

Max Pressure: 170 psi

Applications: Performance Road Riding, Training/Recreational, Commuting/Urban 

Tire Type: Tubular 

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Black/Duraskin - 700c x 22mm

Mfg PartNum: C1104322 

Black/Duraskin - 700c x 25mm

Mfg PartNum: C1104325 

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Reviewed 8/31/2020
by Anonymous
Albany, Western Australia
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Frequency of factory defects

I have bought and used many Gatorskin tires. They feel secure but not a racing tire . However, the major reason for replacing this tire is not due to an accidental puncture ,but due to significant bulging of tire (usually around the valve ) which makes the ride bumpy and risking a blowout (which has happened when i try to delay replacing tire ). Usually by about 5000km.

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Reviewed 5/9/2020
by Denis
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Westchester, NY
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1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Best tubular on the market

I've been on tubulars for a long time and these are the best

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Reviewed 6/22/2020
by Anonymous
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Los Angeles
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Best overal non racing tubular.

If you are an avid cyclist riding on tubulars, these are by far the best tires for everyday training and recreational riding. Comfortable ride, bomb proof, and long lasting. All I can say the are worth the price.

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Reviewed 8/3/2017
by Billmars04
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Sacramento, CA
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7 of 8 customers found this review helpful.
Great Tire

Continental tires are my go to tires, and gatorskin makes it even better. I am the only one of 700 members in my club that uses tubulars. I am the only one who doesn't get flats on our rides. I did have one flat, but it was the only flat in 11 years with the club.

With Tubulars one has to glue the tire and the rim, and then put them together. It can get messy, but not with a little experience.

Anyone using tubulars would find this tire to be long wearing and not prone to flats. Well worth the money.

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Reviewed 9/1/2019
by Anonymous
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Wilmington, NC
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Excellent Tires

I use mine on my road bike with 60mm carbon wheels, I use glue tape and a sealant, have never had a flat with this set up. I run 90psi and get a very comfortable ride. I get around 1100 to 1200 miles on a rear tire, change it out and get another 1000 to 1100 then change out the front and back. I doubt if I will ever use any other brand.

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Reviewed 8/19/2019
by If I''m Spinnin, I ''m Grinnin
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Slapout, AL
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Great all-around tire.

Smooth ride on tar gravel roadsand great traction.

Excellent durability.

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Reviewed 8/8/2019
by Hyde
Portland, OR
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Solid but, unspectacular

A few hundred miles on this tire, so far. The Sprinter Gatorskin is a solid training tire that holds pressure well. I check the pressure once a week. Usually only needs a few pounds of air. Road grip has been good, gluing it up was as it should be (pre stretch, of course!). I take one star off for 2 reasons. 1 there's nothing exciting about the road feel of this tire. It doesn't feel nimble, supple or inspired. Which leads to 2. Price. While they aren't in the top range of pricing, they aren't inexpensive. I'd expect a little more inspired ride from this price range. We'll see how long they last. That could go a long way to changing my opinion here. 4 stars.

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Reviewed 7/29/2019
by David
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San Diego, CA
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Not the most stable one. Not the most beautiful one. But it worked!

First of all. I think the puncher resistance design worked. I've been riding with this tire for about 1000 km. I live in southern California where you get dustsandpuncher a lot on the open road. I inspect my time weekly. I have noticed several tiny holes on the tire. I even found a small piece of glass sticked into the tire. However, the tire was still good. No flat. Hope it will hold onto this performance in the future.

This tire is not as stable as the one from s-works. The purple color finish on side of the tire doesn't look good to me.

Anyway, overall I think this is a good entry level tire.

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Reviewed 2/22/2019
by FHrider
Competitive Racer
salt lake city
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Long distance tire

I've been riding these for 5 years, they have never let me down even on rides over 200 miles. Not the greatest tire in the wet, or particularly good cornering tire, but extremely durable. I inflate them to 115-120psi, to keep the ride a bit more comfortable, as I'm 195lbs. I use Tufo gluing tape and have never had a separation problem.

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Reviewed 1/17/2020
by sfeisin
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Orlando, FL
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Outstanding Value!

After a very long break from road cycling, I recently restored two classic Italian frames from the ground up. Having been out of the game for about 30 years, my mechanic highly encouraged me to go with the Continental Gatorskin. I'm sort of old school in that I used to ride only on tubulars. These days, it seems there are fewer tubular choices. Nevertheless, following extensive research, I went with my mechanic's recommendation. Fast forward about 4 months and following a good amount of riding, I am very happy with these tires. They perform beautifully! Try them, you will like it!

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Reviewed 8/31/2018
by LDinSLC
Competitive Racer
Salt Lake City
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Use these for long distance rides

These tires are not quite as grippy as some race tires I've used but they are reasonably light and I have never gotten caught out with a flat with these. A bit of Stans No flat seems to perk them right up if they do get a splinter, and I've never had any quality issues with them. I've done quite a few 200 mile races on these, and more 100 mile rides than I can count. BTD has them on sale every now and again, about as often as I need to replace them.

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Reviewed 7/24/2017
by Charlie
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Upstate NY
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5 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
Great durable tubular tire

The Contintental Tubular Gatorskin is a durable, longer lasting and fast tire for weight and costs. The reasonable pricing makes this tire a deal! They wear well on rougher road as well as rolling extremely fast on smooth surfaces.

Remember these tires must be pre stretched before applying to rim.

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Reviewed 1/14/2019
by Anonymous
Competitive Racer
berkeley.CA
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1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
awesome

these are the bomb no flats

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Reviewed 3/28/2016
by Mike
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Northern Virginia
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Continental Gator Sprinter tubular tire is tough, reliable, responsive

I was using the basic Continental and Vittoria tubulars for years, but getting too many punctures that I had to repair. Tread wore down quickly, especially on the Conti.

I switched to the Gator Sprinters last year and have not had a single flat despite a full year of hard fixed-gear training rides. They hold pressure well and feel responsive on hard cornering. Tread wear has been minor. For the small additional price, well worth it.

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Reviewed 11/6/2018
by MiMike
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Linden, MI
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Nice tires

These tires have a nice feel and were easy to install. I've only been on one damp ride to seat the tires and felt very secure on the road.

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Reviewed 8/24/2018
by Anonymous
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Westfield, new jersey
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Big improvement over more economical brands

The ride and performance are much improved over more economical brands but only have about 200 miles on so longevity is yet to be determined

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Reviewed 8/20/2018
by Tylerdurden
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Orange County, California
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Superior quality materials and construction, not puncture resistant.

Excellent shape. Uniform, smooth and round. Superior construction. Sticks well and is fast especially at higher pressure. Can go to 175 psi. Light and Quiet. Not the best for training on American roads which are not well maintained. Punctures fairly easily.

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Reviewed 5/30/2015
by mountainman
Competitive Racer
Middle Appalachia
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6 of 7 customers found this review helpful.
Very good tireprice

I had been running Conti Competition and thought I'd try the Sprinter out over the winter for training.

Bought the 25 mm to match newer, wider rim and have been running it on the back since gluing it up.

VERY comfortable tire, corners well and hasn't shown signs of wear after hours on the trainer and quite a bit of road wear.

I'm very pleased, and probably won't be spending almost double on Competition's if the Sprinter's are all as consistent as my first.

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Reviewed 2/6/2015
by Randall
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Santa Cruz CA
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6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
well-made

Bought this as a high-mileage training (everything is training) tubular. Have not put enough mileage on it to know if will last as well as the gatorskin clinchers that I have used in the past. However, did notice immediately that the tire is very well-made and balanced. Cheaper tubulars are often unbalanced and this causes some wobble or bump when descending. Also, this tire can take pressure up to 170 psi which is awesomely high.

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Reviewed 9/29/2014
by Anonymous
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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
Excelent

Excellent product. I have use other brands but I always get back to Contis, they are the best tires in my experience. I wish they would last longer and be less expensive but other wise great product.

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