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 bicycle tire rolling resistance test machine and publish the results of tire tests on this website.


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


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Special Articles

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

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

Panaracer Race L Evo 3 Review

Published: 2018-08-14 | Jarno Bierman


The Race L is the lightest tire from Panaracer Read Review

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

Panaracer Race A Evo 3 Review

Published: 2018-07-27 | Jarno Bierman


The Race A Evo 3 is the all-round choice from Panaracer Read Review

picture of a Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS on a rolling resistance test machine

Continental Grand Prix 4000 RS Review

Published: 2018-07-10 | Jarno Bierman


Slightly thinner Tour de France limited edition of the GP 4000 S II Read Review

picture of a Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless on a rolling resistance test machine

Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless Review

Published: 2018-04-26 | Jarno Bierman


The main tire to use on Mavic UST wheelsets Read Review

picture of a Compass Bon Jon Pass on a rolling resistance test machine

Compass Bon Jon Pass Review

Published: 2018-03-30 | Jarno Bierman


The 35 mm wide version of the "Pass" tires Read Review

picture of a Mavic Yksion Elite on a rolling resistance test machine

Mavic Yksion Elite Review

Published: 2018-03-16 | Jarno Bierman


Wondering how the tires that come with your mavic wheels perform? Read Review

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

Vittoria Corsa Control G+ (open) Review

Published: 2018-02-16 | Jarno Bierman


The grippier edition of the Corsa G+ Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed Review

Published: 2018-02-06 | Jarno Bierman


The only Addix Speed tire that comes close to the old PaceStar tires Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed Review

Published: 2018-02-06 | Jarno Bierman


Reinforced version of the Addix Speed Rocket Ron Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip Review

Published: 2018-02-06 | Jarno Bierman


No difference found between the Speed and SpeedGrip compounds Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed Review

Published: 2017-11-17 | Jarno Bierman


New Addix Speed compound on TL-Easy casing Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip Review

Published: 2017-11-17 | Jarno Bierman


First test of the new Addix SpeedGrip compound Read Review

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

Schwalbe Racing Ralph LiteSkin Addix Speed Review

Published: 2017-11-08 | Jarno Bierman


First test of the new Addix Speed compound Read Review

picture of a Zipp Tangente Speed on a rolling resistance test machine

Zipp Tangente Speed Review

Published: 2017-10-06 | Jarno Bierman


The fastest package when paired with Zipp wheels? Read Review

picture of a Zipp Tangente Course on a rolling resistance test machine

Zipp Tangente Course Review

Published: 2017-09-30 | Jarno Bierman


Are Zipp tires a good match for Zipp wheels? Read Review

picture of a Pirelli P Zero Velo on a rolling resistance test machine

Pirelli P Zero Velo Review

Published: 2017-08-25 | Jarno Bierman


The most all-round version of the new P Zero Velo tires Read Review

picture of a Pirelli P Zero Velo TT on a rolling resistance test machine

Pirelli P Zero Velo TT Review

Published: 2017-08-25 | Jarno Bierman


If you're looking for pure speed Read Review

picture of a Pirelli P Zero Velo 4S on a rolling resistance test machine

Pirelli P Zero Velo 4S Review

Published: 2017-08-25 | Jarno Bierman


Fast all weather tire Read Review

picture of a Michelin Force AM on a rolling resistance test machine

Michelin Force AM Review

Published: 2017-08-15 | Jarno Bierman


Force AM compared to the Force XC Read Review

picture of a Michelin Force XC on a rolling resistance test machine

Michelin Force XC Review

Published: 2017-08-03 | Jarno Bierman


The most all-round XC tire in the new Michelin lineup Read Review

picture of a Clement Strada LGG on a rolling resistance test machine

Clement Strada LGG Review

Published: 2017-07-21 | Jarno Bierman


Can this old brand still compete with modern tires? Read Review

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

Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic Review

Published: 2017-06-16 | Jarno Bierman


Is the SuperSonic faster than the TT? Read Review

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

Schwalbe Durano Plus Review

Published: 2017-06-09 | Jarno Bierman


Durano with extra protection Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Kojak on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Kojak Review

Published: 2017-05-19 | Jarno Bierman


Kojak looks fast, but fails to deliver Read Review

picture of a IRC Mythos XC on a rolling resistance test machine

IRC Mythos XC Review

Published: 2017-05-05 | Jarno Bierman


Can IRC compete with Schwalbe and Continental? Read Review

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

Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) Review

Published: 2017-04-25 | Jarno Bierman


Corsa Elite for racing and training Read Review

picture of a Vittoria Bomboloni TNT on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Bomboloni TNT Review

Published: 2017-04-14 | Jarno Bierman


Vittoria's entry into the fat bike category Read Review

picture of a Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar on a rolling resistance test machine

Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar Review

Published: 2017-03-31 | Jarno Bierman


Hans Dampf with the proven PaceStar compound Read Review

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