MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Jet XCR 2020 vs
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 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 Jet XCR
  • Specialized S-Works Ground Control
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSpecialized
Model Jet XCRS-Works Ground Control
Year 20202016
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 4922560012-5007
EAN 3528704922567
TPI 3x150120
Compound Gum-X2D60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62258-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.30
Specified Weight 600 grams650 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi25 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi50 psi
Made In ThailandTaiwan
Available Sizes 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 Jet XCR 2020
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Jet XCRS-Works Ground Control
Specified Weight 600 grams650 grams
Measured Weight 627 grams686 grams
Measured Width Carcass 56 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 57 mm56 mm
Measured Height 54 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.8 mm3.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.80 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Jet XCRS-Works Ground Control
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
25.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00752
24.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00740
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
33.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00995
31.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00938
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 Jet XCRS-Works Ground Control
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Jet XCRS-Works Ground Control
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Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 53 / 5
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  • Michelin Jet XCR
  • Specialized S-Works Ground Control
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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