Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Bontrager R4 320 2016 vs
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

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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
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand BontragerPirelli
Model R4 320Cinturato Velo TLR
Year 20162018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range Very HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number
EAN 8019227337075
TPI 32060
Compound SmartNET Silica w/aramid
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 230 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 90 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 140 psi116 psi
Made In ThailandFrance
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25C)26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
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Bontrager R4 320 2016
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Bontrager R4 320 2016
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Bontrager R4 320 2016
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model R4 320Cinturato Velo TLR
Specified Weight 230 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 226 grams306 grams
System Adjusted Weight 326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 25 mm28 mm
Measured Height 22 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.2 mm3.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.8 mm0.95 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data28 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model R4 320Cinturato Velo TLR
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
11.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00345
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
12.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00366
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
13.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00417
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 R4 320Cinturato Velo TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points20 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model R4 320Cinturato Velo TLR
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Bontrager R4 320
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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