Continental GatorSkin – vs – Schwalbe Durano Plus

Continental GatorSkin Folding Tyre – vs – Schwalbe Durano Plus Tyre. We compare most popular and durable winter / training tyres from Continental and Schwalbe.

GatorSkin Folding Road Tyre

Continental GatorSkin Folding Road Tyre

The GatorSkin Folding is the UK's favourite training tyre (formerly known as Ultra GatorSkin). With its DuraSkin™-anti-cut fabric and PolyX Breaker® also makes it suitable for commuting through to sportives as well as training.

The long distance runner. A durable carbon black mixture, a well regarded puncture protection system and the DuraSkin™-anti-cut fabric turn the GatorSkin into a real long distance runner. In varying widths of 23mm and 25mm it can be used on the way to work as well as training for road races or for sportives and audax. A durable, tough tyre at a really nice price.


Type Folding /Clincher
Weight 220g
Sizes 700 x 23, 25, 28, 32c
PSI Rating 85 - 120
Schwalbe Durano Plus Folding Tyre

Schwalbe Durano Plus

Maximum puncture protection for race machines! The SmartGuard belt is not as deep as the Marathon Plus, nevertheless it offers a unique level of protection for racing tyres. This is the most puncture protected road bike tyre.
SmartGuard is the most effective protection belt available for bicycle tyres. A substantial 5mm thick layer of flexible India rubber offers durable protection from sharp objects such as tac's, thorns, stones etc.
RaceGuard offers you excellent puncture protection, which is thanks to the double layer of nylon fabric within the tyre. RaceGuard is found in Schwalbe's light and sporty tyres.


Type Folding /Clincher
Weight 340g
Sizes 700 x 23, 25, 28c
PSI Rating 85 - 145