MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Jet XCR 2020 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 Jet XCR
  • Vittoria AKA
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinVittoria
Model Jet XCRAKA
Year 20202015
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 492256111.3A9.19.56.111HD
EAN 3528704922567
TPI 3x150120
Compound Gum-X2D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62256-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 600 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi65 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Vittoria AKA 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Jet XCRAKA
Specified Weight 600 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 627 grams685 grams
Measured Width Carcass 56 mm (un-round)52 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 57 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 1.8 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm2.40 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 XCRAKA
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
38.0 Watts
CRR: 0.01139
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
33.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00995
40.7 Watts
CRR: 0.01220
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 Results (higher is better)
Model Jet XCRAKA
Total Puncture Score Tread 32 Points53 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 1.8 mm2.4 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Jet XCRAKA
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Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2 / 51 / 5
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  • Michelin Jet XCR
  • Vittoria AKA
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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