Bicycle Tire Rolling Resistance Data, Charts, Reviews, and Comparisons

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Welcome to Bicycle Rolling Resistance. Bicycle Rolling Resistance is a website dedicated to giving insight into the rolling resistance characteristics of bicycle tires. We own a rolling resistance test machine and publish the results of our tests on this website.


Visit the section overview pages to see the full lists of bicycle tires that have been tested, or keep an eye on the homepage for the latest articles.


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picture of a Michelin Power Road on a rolling resistance test machine

NEW - Michelin Power Road Review

Published: 2020-03-27 | Jarno Bierman


Power Road vs Power Competition and Power Endurance Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Zaffiro Pro G+ 2.0 on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Zaffiro Pro G+ 2.0 Review

Published: 2020-03-03 | Jarno Bierman


Zaffiro Pro or Rubino Pro? Read Review

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picture of a Continental Ultra Sport III on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Ultra Sport III Review

Published: 2020-02-19 | Jarno Bierman


Hard to find a difference Read Review

picture of a Continental Race King Protection on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Race King Protection Review

Published: 2020-02-12 | Jarno Bierman


The new Race King Protection is extremely fast Read Review

picture of a Continental Cross King Protection on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Cross King Protection Review

Published: 2020-02-12 | Jarno Bierman


A different version of the Black Chili compound Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Durano Plus Addix on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Durano Plus Addix Review

Published: 2020-01-22 | Jarno Bierman


Is the Durano Plus with Addix compound still as puncture resistant? Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Durano DD Addix on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Durano DD Addix Review

Published: 2020-01-22 | Jarno Bierman


The Durano DD doesn't impress Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Lugano II on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Lugano II Review

Published: 2019-12-31 | Jarno Bierman


The Lugano II offers less rolling and puncture resistance Read Review

picture of a Maxxis Re-Fuse on a rolling resistance test machine

Maxxis Re-Fuse Review

Published: 2019-12-17 | Jarno Bierman


The most puncture resistant road bike tire from Maxxis Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 Review

Published: 2019-11-29 | Jarno Bierman


The Barzo is an XC MTB tire with an aggressive tread pattern Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 Review

Published: 2019-11-29 | Jarno Bierman


Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 compared to the G+ 1.0 version Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe One Performance Addix on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe One Performance Addix Review

Published: 2019-11-12 | Jarno Bierman


The One is now a medium price range tire Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe One TLE Performance Addix on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe One TLE Performance Addix Review

Published: 2019-11-12 | Jarno Bierman


Schwalbe's first medium price range tubeless road bike tire Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Pro One TT TLE Addix on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Pro One TT TLE Addix Review

Published: 2019-10-25 | Jarno Bierman


Fast! But very thin and easy to puncture Read Review

Grand Prix 5000 closeup

Road Bike Special: Continental Grand Prix 5000 Endurance Test

Update: 2019-10-11 | Published: 2019-07-12 | Jarno Bierman


Endurance test of a pair of Grand Prix 5000 with measurements every 620 miles / 1000 km Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Pro One TLE Addix on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Pro One TLE Addix Review

Published: 2019-10-01 | Jarno Bierman


Schwalbe Pro One TLE with new Addix Race compound Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Pro One (tubetype) Addix on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Pro One (tubetype) Addix Review

Published: 2019-10-01 | Jarno Bierman


The Pro One tube-type is the replacement of the Schwalbe One Read Review

picture of a Maxxis High Road on a rolling resistance test machine

Maxxis High Road Review

Published: 2019-09-20 | Jarno Bierman


The best road bike tire Maxxis has to offer Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0 on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Rubino Pro G+ 2.0 Review

Published: 2019-09-06 | Jarno Bierman


The newest version of the Rubino Pro Read Review

picture of a Maxxis Aspen EXO TR on a rolling resistance test machine

Maxxis Aspen EXO TR Review

Published: 2019-08-30 | Jarno Bierman


Maxxis Aspen with reinforced sidewalls, tubeless-ready and dual compound Read Review

picture of a Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR on a rolling resistance test machine

Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR Review

Published: 2019-08-30 | Jarno Bierman


Semi-slick? With reinforced sidewalls, tubeless-ready and dual compound Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2019 TLE Addix Speed Review

Published: 2019-08-22 | Jarno Bierman


Total redesign of the popular Racing Ralph Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip Review

Published: 2019-08-22 | Jarno Bierman


New front tire optimized MTB tire Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 2.0 (open) on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 2.0 (open) Review

Published: 2019-08-07 | Jarno Bierman


Another comparison between a G+ 1.0 and G+ 2.0 tire Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Corsa Speed G+ 2.0 (TLR) on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Corsa Speed G+ 2.0 (TLR) Review

Published: 2019-06-07 | Jarno Bierman


Vittoria cements their number 1 position with a 10% improvement Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Corsa G+ 2.0 (open) on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Corsa G+ 2.0 (open) Review

Published: 2019-05-19 | Jarno Bierman


Let's test the rolling resistance part of Vittoria's claims about Graphene 2.0 Read Review

picture of a Continental Gator Hardshell on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Gator Hardshell Review

Published: 2019-03-29 | Jarno Bierman


Even tougher than the Gatorskin Read Review

New vs Worn Grand Prix 4000S II

Road Bike Special: Continental Grand Prix 5000 Comparison

Published: 2019-02-19 | Jarno Bierman


Comparison between a 23, 25, 28, and 32 mm Continental Grand Prix 5000 Read Review

picture of a Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL Review

Published: 2018-12-21 | Jarno Bierman


Continental hits the jackpot on their first try Read Review

picture of a Continental Grand Prix 5000 on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Grand Prix 5000 Review

Published: 2018-12-03 | Jarno Bierman


The next generation of Continental Grand Prix Read Review

picture of a Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR on a rolling resistance test machine

Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR Review

Published: 2018-11-09 | Jarno Bierman


A new level of puncture resistance Read Review

picture of a Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready on a rolling resistance test machine

Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready Review

Published: 2018-10-26 | Jarno Bierman


Our first Maxxis road bike test Read Review

picture of a Panaracer Race D Evo 3 on a rolling resistance test machine

Panaracer Race D Evo 3 Review

Published: 2018-08-31 | Jarno Bierman


Panaracer's most durable race tire Read Review

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