The better rolling flat proof tire? Armadillo or Gatorskin?

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  1. jsull14

    jsull14 New Member

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    From the comments I have read, it appears that the Armadillo Elite and Gatorskins are the best anti-flat tires. I was wondering which is a better performing tire in terms of weight and rolling resistance.

    I, like many, would like the best of both worlds in a tire but I realize that's not possible.

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  2. capwater

    capwater New Member

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    Armadillo.
     
  3. Don Shipp

    Don Shipp New Member

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    Schwalbe Marathon Plus are better than both for puncture protection. They roll well but are heavy and a real bugger to get onto the rim.

    Armadillos are very rigid and give a harsh ride.
     
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    ilmooz New Member

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    I haven't experienced a puncture with my Gatorskins in the past five years of riding. They perform well and are lighter than Armadillos.
     
  5. rule62

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    No complaints with Dillo Elites on my commuter this season.
     
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