MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Force XC 2017 vs
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

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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 XC
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSpecialized
Model Force XCS-Works Fast Trak
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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Manufacturer Part Number 0012-4056
EAN
TPI 3x110120
Compound Gum-X3D60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 670 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi psi
Made In ThailandTaiwan
Available Sizes 26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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 XC 2017
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Michelin Force XC 2017
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Michelin Force XC 2017
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Force XCS-Works Fast Trak
Specified Weight 670 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 660 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 58 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.3 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 5.0 mm3.1 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.90 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mm1.70 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Force XCS-Works Fast Trak
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
30.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00917
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
32.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00965
24.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00746
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
35.3 Watts
CRR: 0.01058
28.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00839
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 XCS-Works Fast Trak
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Force XCS-Works Fast Trak
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • Michelin Force XC
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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