MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Force AM 2017 vs
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSpecialized
Model Force AMS-Works Ground Control
Year 20172016
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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Part Number 0012-5007
TPI 3x60120
Compound Gum-X3D60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62258-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.30
Specified Weight 760 grams650 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi25 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi50 psi
Made In ThailandTaiwan
Available Sizes 26x2.25
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
29x2.25
29x2.35
29 x 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Force AMS-Works Ground Control
Measured Weight 781 grams686 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 58 mm56 mm
Measured Height 54 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm3.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.0 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.10 mm1.80 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Force AMS-Works Ground Control
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 30.8 Watts24.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 31.7 Watts25.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 33.6 Watts27.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 37.4 Watts31.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.009230.00740
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.009500.00764
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.010070.00815
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.011210.00938
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Force AMS-Works Ground Control
Puncture Resistance Tread 106
Puncture Resistance Side 75


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Force AMS-Works Ground Control
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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