Road and Mountain Bike Rolling Resistance Data, Charts and Reviews


Welcome to Bicycle Rolling Resistance. Bicycle Rolling Resistance is a website dedicated to giving insight into the rolling resistance characteristics of road bike and mountain bike tires. We built our own bicycle tire rolling resistance test machine, which will be used to test as many road and mountain bike tires as possible.

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Specialized S-Works Ground Control Review

Published: 2016-05-13 | Jarno Bierman


Ground Control Vs Nobby Nic and Mountain King Read Review

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Specialized S-Works Turbo Review

Published: 2016-05-07 | Jarno Bierman


World's fastest tire? Read Review

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Continental Sport Contact II Review

Published: 2016-04-27 | Jarno Bierman


Is this Conti's fastest touring bike tire? Read Review

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Michelin Power All Season Review

Published: 2016-04-13 | Jarno Bierman


Highest grip? Highest rolling resistance! Read Review

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Michelin Power Endurance Review

Published: 2016-04-09 | Jarno Bierman


The true successor of the Pro 4 Service Course Read Review

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Michelin Power Competition Review

Published: 2016-04-07 | Jarno Bierman


The first of the new Michelin Power road bike tires Read Review

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Specialized S-Works Fast Trak Review

Published: 2016-03-31 | Jarno Bierman


Are the Specialized MTB tires as good as their road bike tires? Read Review

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Specialized Turbo Cotton Review

Published: 2016-03-18 | Jarno Bierman


The fastest tire in the world? Read Review

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Vittoria Voyager Hyper Review

Published: 2016-03-08 | Jarno Bierman


The fastest touring bike tire Read Review

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Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin Review

Published: 2016-02-26 | Jarno Bierman


The Big One is now also known as the Fast One Read Review

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Continental Grand Prix TT Review

Published: 2016-02-12 | Jarno Bierman


The first to go sub 10 watts Read Review

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Schwalbe Marathon Supreme Review

Published: 2016-02-05 | Jarno Bierman


2016 Marathon Supreme with OneStar compound Read Review

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Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ Review

Published: 2016-01-22 | Jarno Bierman


The newest version of the popular Rubino Pro Read Review

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Vittoria Rubino Pro Speed Review

Published: 2016-01-22 | Jarno Bierman


The Speed is the fastest Rubino ever Read Review

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Vittoria Rubino Pro Control Review

Published: 2016-01-22 | Jarno Bierman


A stronger version of the Rubino Pro Read Review

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Vittoria Corsa (Open) G+ Graphene Review

Published: 2016-01-08 | Jarno Bierman


Brand new 2016 Corsa with G+ Isotech compound Read Review

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Schwalbe Energizer Plus Review

Published: 2015-12-30 | Jarno Bierman


Does the Energizer really save your precious energy? Read Review

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Continental City Ride II Review

Published: 2015-12-30 | Jarno Bierman


A tire designed for use in urban areas Read Review

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Continental E.Contact Review

Published: 2015-12-30 | Jarno Bierman


Just a rental bike tire? Or can it do better Read Review

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Schwalbe Marathon (GreenGuard) Review

Published: 2015-11-20 | Jarno Bierman


How does a 3 mm thick anti-puncture layer affect rolling resistance? Read Review

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Schwalbe Marathon Plus Review

Published: 2015-11-20 | Jarno Bierman


Schwalbe's most puncture resistant tire, what is the price of protection? Read Review

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Schwalbe Marathon Racer Review

Published: 2015-11-20 | Jarno Bierman


Let's find out if the Racer is a racer and how it compares to its bigger brothers Read Review

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Continental Top Contact II Review

Published: 2015-11-20 | Jarno Bierman


Continental's high-end tour/e-bike tested on both rolling and puncture resistance Read Review

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Continental Contact II Review

Published: 2015-11-20 | Jarno Bierman


Can Continental's medium priced touring bike tire compete with the Marathon? Read Review

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Vredestein Perfect-E Review

Published: 2015-11-20 | Jarno Bierman


Vredestein says the Perfect-E to be one of their fastest tour/e-bike tires. Read Review

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Vittoria Randonneur Review

Published: 2015-11-20 | Jarno Bierman


The best known Vittoria touring bike tire competes against the Marathon Plus Read Review

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CST E-Series Reach Review

Published: 2015-11-20 | Jarno Bierman


The E-Series Reach is an e-bike rated tire from the world's largest bicycle tire manufacturer Read Review

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Schwalbe Nobby Nic SnakeSkin Review

Published: 2015-10-23 | Jarno Bierman


Schwalbe Nobby Nic, Nobby and fast? Read Review

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Michelin Dynamic Sport Review

Published: 2015-10-07 | Jarno Bierman


Low-cost Michelin compared to other cheap tires Read Review

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Continental Mountain King II RaceSport Review

Published: 2015-09-25 | Jarno Bierman


Larger knobs and rolling resistance Read Review

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Michelin Lithion 2 Review

Published: 2015-09-17 | Jarno Bierman


Michelin's medium priced road bike tire Read Review

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Continental X-King RaceSport Review

Published: 2015-08-31 | Jarno Bierman


Continental X-King compared to the Race King and Rocket Ron Read Review

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