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 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

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Zipp Tangente Speed Review

Published: 2017-10-06 | Jarno Bierman


The fastest package when paired with Zipp wheels? Read Review

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Zipp Tangente Course Review

Published: 2017-09-30 | Jarno Bierman


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

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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

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Pirelli P Zero Velo TT Review

Published: 2017-08-25 | Jarno Bierman


If you're looking for pure speed Read Review

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Pirelli P Zero Velo 4S Review

Published: 2017-08-25 | Jarno Bierman


Fast all weather tire Read Review

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Michelin Force AM Review

Published: 2017-08-15 | Jarno Bierman


Force AM compared to the Force XC Read Review

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Michelin Force XC Review

Published: 2017-08-03 | Jarno Bierman


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

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Clement Strada LGG Review

Published: 2017-07-21 | Jarno Bierman


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

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Continental Grand Prix SuperSonic Review

Published: 2017-06-16 | Jarno Bierman


Is the SuperSonic faster than the TT? Read Review

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Schwalbe Durano Plus Review

Published: 2017-06-09 | Jarno Bierman


Durano with extra protection Read Review

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Schwalbe Kojak Review

Published: 2017-05-19 | Jarno Bierman


Kojak looks fast, but fails to deliver Read Review

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IRC Mythos XC Review

Published: 2017-05-05 | Jarno Bierman


Can IRC compete with Schwalbe and Continental? Read Review

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Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) Review

Published: 2017-04-25 | Jarno Bierman


Corsa Elite for racing and training Read Review

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Vittoria Bomboloni TNT Review

Published: 2017-04-14 | Jarno Bierman


Vittoria's entry into the fat bike category Read Review

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Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar Review

Published: 2017-03-31 | Jarno Bierman


Hans Dampf with the proven PaceStar compound Read Review

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Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar Review

Published: 2017-03-31 | Jarno Bierman


First test of the Schwalbe TrailStar compound Read Review

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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance Review

Published: 2017-03-22 | Jarno Bierman


Pro 4 Endurance in disguise Read Review

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Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin Review

Published: 2017-03-06 | Jarno Bierman


The beefier version of the Jumbo Jim Read Review

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL Review

Published: 2016-10-19 | Jarno Bierman


Brand new Fusion 5 is the first Hutchinson tested Read Review

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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

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