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.


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    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

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

    Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar Review

    Published: 2017-03-31 | Jarno Bierman


    First test of the Schwalbe TrailStar compound Read Review

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