MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Force AM 2017 vs
Vittoria AKA 2015

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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
  • Michelin Force AM
  • Vittoria AKA
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinVittoria
Model Force AMAKA
Year 20172015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 111.3A9.19.56.111HD
EAN
TPI 3x60120
Compound Gum-X3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62256-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 760 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi65 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 26x2.25
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
29x2.25
29x2.35
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Vittoria AKA 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Force AMAKA
Specified Weight 760 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 781 grams685 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 58 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.0 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mm0.55 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.10 mm2.40 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Force AMAKA
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
35.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01067
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
31.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00950
36.3 Watts
CRR: 0.01088
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
33.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01007
38.0 Watts
CRR: 0.01139
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
37.4 Watts
CRR: 0.01121
40.7 Watts
CRR: 0.01220
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 Force AMAKA
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Force AMAKA
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 51 / 5
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  • Michelin Force AM
  • Vittoria AKA
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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