Continental Gator Hardshell Tires are designed with Hardshell-ProTection to provide puncture protection and high mileage. A wider PolyX Breaker and a three ply carcass makes it a these hardshell tires puncture-resistant.
High-mileage, carbon-black tread compound
Duraskin sidewall protection, in addition to Hardshell features, provides a durable, high-performance tire suited to athletic urban riding styles
Hardshell protection consists of casing-ply overlap covering more of the sidewall than normal, plus an extra-wide PolyX breaker