CX/Gravel Tire Comparison:
Continental Terra Speed TR 2020 vs
Michelin Power Gravel 2020

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Continental Terra Speed TR
  • Michelin Power Gravel
Performance compared to all other CX/Gravel tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMichelin
Model Terra Speed TRPower Gravel
Year 20202020
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 0101693474057
EAN 40192380270133528704740574
TPI 3/1803x120
Compound Black ChiliX-Miles compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 35-62235-622
Specified Weight 375 grams380 grams
Min Air Pressure 44 psi44 psi
Max Air Pressure 73 psi73 psi
Made In GermanyThailand
Available Sizes 35-622 (700x35c)
40-622 (700x40c)
35-622 (700x35c)
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Continental Terra Speed TR 2020
Michelin Power Gravel 2020
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Continental Terra Speed TR 2020
Michelin Power Gravel 2020
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Continental Terra Speed TR 2020
Michelin Power Gravel 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Terra Speed TRPower Gravel
Specified Weight 375 grams380 grams
Measured Weight 378 grams412 grams
Measured Width Casing 33 mm34 mm
Measured Width Tread 33 mm36 mm
Measured Height 31 mm32 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.1 mm1.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 1.2 mm2.6 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.90 mm0.95 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mm2.30 mm
All size measurements are taken at low air pressure on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Terra Speed TRPower Gravel
Inner Tube Conti Cross28 (160 gr)Conti Cross28 (160 gr)
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Measured Width 33 mm34 mm
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 66 psi/4.6 bar
33-35 = 60 psi/4.1 bar
36-40 = 54 psi/3.7 bar
High Air Pressure
17.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00510
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 55 psi/3.8 bar
33-35 = 50 psi/3.4 bar
36-40 = 45 psi/3.1 bar
Medium Air Pressure
18.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00549
22.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00659
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 44 psi/3.0 bar
33-35 = 40 psi/2.8 bar
36-40 = 36 psi/2.6 bar
Low Air Pressure
20.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00624
24.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00722
Rolling Resistance
Real tire width in mm:
30-32 = 33 psi/2.3 bar
33-35 = 30 psi/2.1 bar
36-40 = 27 psi/1.9bar
Extra Low Air Pressure
25.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00758
28.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00842
The CX/Gravel section is a multi tire size section, air pressures have been adjusted to the measured casing width.

All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

Use the formula: RR (Watts) = CRR * speed (m/s) * load (N) to calculate rolling resistance at a given speed and load.

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Terra Speed TRPower Gravel
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 8 Points8 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Terra Speed TRPower Gravel
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.5 / 5
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  • Continental Terra Speed TR
  • Michelin Power Gravel
Performance compared to all other CX/Gravel tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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