Are Gatorskins hard to fit?
Gatorskins Will Always Ride Them Work Smarter Not Harder. It Takes Two Or Three Tools To Do The Job Because There Not Easy To Strech Over The Rim Tough Jub To Do At Home Little Enough On The Side Of The Road.
Do Gatorskins slow you down?
Yes the Gatorskins are a slower tire than the GP4000s. What many will do is use the Gatorskins for a training tire and the 4000s for a race tire. If 2 sets of tires aren’t in your budget or you don’t want to switch them off your wheels, just go with the GP4000s moving forward.
Are Gatorskin tires worth it?
The Continental Gatorskin tyre is a good quality mid-priced tyre that rolls well, although it’s not quite as subtle or as grippy as its more expensive brothers.
When should Gatorskin tires be replaced?
Gatorskins even come with a wear indicator, removing any guesswork. Two small divots on either side of the center seam indicate life. Once the divots disappear from wear, it’s time to replace the tire.
Do bike tires stretch over time?
tires definitely stretch a bit over time. especially noticeable when they are much easier to put on and take off when they are older and have been ridden awhile. But what is probably happening is this some tires, when I put them on some rims it takes either 1.
Are folding tires better?
They have a higher TPI, lower weight, and better traction than traditional road tires. They also offer great portability. That said, folding tires tend to cost more than most other tire types.