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

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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

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+ 1.0 (open) on a rolling resistance test machine

Vittoria Corsa Control G+ 1.0 (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

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