Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Bontrager R4 320 2016 vs
Michelin Power Competition 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
  • Bontrager R4 320
  • Michelin Power Competition
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Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand BontragerMichelin
Model R4 320Power Competition
Year 20162016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range Very HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 028426
TPI 3203x180
Compound Race compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 230 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 90 psi75 psi
Max Air Pressure 140 psi120 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25C)23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Bontrager R4 320 2016
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Bontrager R4 320 2016
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Bontrager R4 320 2016
Michelin Power Competition 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model R4 320Power Competition
Measured Weight 226 grams212 grams
System Adjusted Weight 326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
312 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm27 mm
Measured Height 22 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.2 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.8 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo Data
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model R4 320Power Competition
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 11.5 Watts10.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 12.2 Watts11.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 13.9 Watts13.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 16.4 Watts16.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar Not TestedNot Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.003450.00327
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.003660.00354
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004170.00408
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.004920.00498
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model R4 320Power Competition
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points3 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model R4 320Power Competition
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Bontrager R4 320
  • Michelin Power Competition
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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