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, mountain bike, touring bike, and fat bike tires. We built our own bicycle tire rolling resistance test machine that will be used to test all sorts of bicycle tires and components.

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picture of a Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance on a rolling resistance test machine

NEW - Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance Review

Published: 2017-03-22 | Jarno Bierman


Pro 4 Endurance in disguise Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin Review

Published: 2017-03-06 | Jarno Bierman


The beefier version of the Jumbo Jim Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Pro One HT (tubular) on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Pro One HT (tubular) Review

Published: 2017-02-23 | Jarno Bierman


Schwalbe tubular with OneStar compound Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ Review

Published: 2017-02-10 | Jarno Bierman


The Mezcal TNT is the real 4C G+ Mezcal Read Review

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Challenge Strada Pro Review

Published: 2017-01-31 | Jarno Bierman


Can Challenge beat the competition? Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Mezcal on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Mezcal Review

Published: 2017-01-20 | Jarno Bierman


2017 Vittoria Mezcal Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Corsa Speed (tubular) on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Corsa Speed (tubular) Review

Published: 2017-01-13 | Jarno Bierman


Is the tubular Corsa Speed as fast as the Tubeless version? Read Review

picture of a Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR on a rolling resistance test machine

Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR Review

Published: 2016-12-30 | Jarno Bierman


Two years have gone by without a test of a Maxxis tire Read Review

picture of a Continental Top Contact Winter II on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Top Contact Winter II Review

Published: 2016-12-16 | Jarno Bierman


A true bicycle winter tire Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) Review

Published: 2016-12-02 | Jarno Bierman


Probably the most popular tubular tire Read Review

picture of a Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL on a rolling resistance test machine

Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL Review

Published: 2016-11-18 | Jarno Bierman


The All Season version of the new Fusion 5 Read Review

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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL Review

Published: 2016-11-11 | Jarno Bierman


The tubeless all-round version of the new Fusion 5 range Read Review

picture of a Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL on a rolling resistance test machine

Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL Review

Published: 2016-10-19 | Jarno Bierman


Brand new Fusion 5 is the first Hutchinson tested Read Review

picture of a Continental Competition (tubular) on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Competition (tubular) Review

Published: 2016-09-28 | Jarno Bierman


First tubular tire test Read Review

picture of a 45NRTH Van Helga on a rolling resistance test machine

45NRTH Van Helga Review

Published: 2016-09-20 | Jarno Bierman


How do these big knobs affect rolling resistance Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Marathon Almotion on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Marathon Almotion Review

Published: 2016-09-03 | Jarno Bierman


The fastest touring bike tire? Read Review

picture of a Continental Grand Prix Force II on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Grand Prix Force II Review

Published: 2016-08-18 | Jarno Bierman


The rear tire of the Attack/Force combo Read Review

picture of a Continental Grand Prix Attack II on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Grand Prix Attack II Review

Published: 2016-08-18 | Jarno Bierman


The front tire of the Attack/Force combo Read Review

picture of a Surly Larry 27 TPI on a rolling resistance test machine

Surly Larry 27 TPI Review

Published: 2016-08-01 | Jarno Bierman


Wire bead 27 TPI Vs folding bead 120 TPI Read Review

picture of a Bontrager R4 320  on a rolling resistance test machine

Bontrager R4 320 Review

Published: 2016-07-19 | Jarno Bierman


Can Bontrager outperform the other cotton tires? Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Marathon Mondial Evo Review

Published: 2016-07-05 | Jarno Bierman


The tire to travel the world? Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Corsa Speed (open TLR) on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Corsa Speed (open TLR) Review

Published: 2016-06-20 | Jarno Bierman


This really is the fastest road bike tire in the world Read Review

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Veloflex Corsa Review

Published: 2016-06-14 | Jarno Bierman


The first Veloflex rolling resistance review Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Jumbo Jim LiteSkin on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Jumbo Jim LiteSkin Review

Published: 2016-05-26 | Jarno Bierman


Simply the fastest fat bike tire Read Review

picture of a Specialized Fast Trak Fat on a rolling resistance test machine

Specialized Fast Trak Fat Review

Published: 2016-05-26 | Jarno Bierman


Fast and strong, good option for tubeless Read Review

picture of a VeeRubber  Vee 8 on a rolling resistance test machine

VeeRubber Vee 8 Review

Published: 2016-05-26 | Jarno Bierman


Cheap, but still good performance Read Review

picture of a Surly Larry on a rolling resistance test machine

Surly Larry Review

Published: 2016-05-26 | Jarno Bierman


The old tire performs reasonable Read Review

picture of a 45NRTH Husker Du on a rolling resistance test machine

45NRTH Husker Du Review

Published: 2016-05-26 | Jarno Bierman


Where is the value in this tire? Read Review

picture of a Maxxis Mammoth on a rolling resistance test machine

Maxxis Mammoth Review

Published: 2016-05-26 | Jarno Bierman


Mammoth from Maxxis Read Review

picture of a Kenda Juggernaut Pro on a rolling resistance test machine

Kenda Juggernaut Pro Review

Published: 2016-05-26 | Jarno Bierman


The lightest and slowest fat bike tire Read Review

picture of a Panaracer Fat B Nimble on a rolling resistance test machine

Panaracer Fat B Nimble Review

Published: 2016-05-26 | Jarno Bierman


First Panaracer test not so positive Read Review

picture of a Specialized S-Works Ground Control on a rolling resistance test machine

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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