Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Continental Competition (tubular) 2016 vs
Mavic Yksion Elite 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
  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Mavic Yksion Elite
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Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand ContinentalMavic
Model Competition (tubular)Yksion Elite
Year 20162018
Tire Type TubularTubetype (clincher)
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 019618937805725
TPI 3/180120
Compound Black ChiliSingle Compund
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 280 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 170 psi110 psi
Made In GermanyTaiwan
Available Sizes 28x19
28x22
28x25
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Continental Competition (tubular) 2016
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 100 psi / 6.8 bar)
Model Competition (tubular)Yksion Elite
Measured Weight 285 grams226 grams
System Adjusted Weight 295 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 32 mm29 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Competition (tubular)Yksion Elite
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 140 psi 13.6 WattsNot Tested
Rolling Resistance 120 psi 14.2 Watts15.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 100 psi 15.3 Watts16.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 80 psi 16.5 Watts17.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 60 psi 18.7 Watts21.6 Watts
CRR 140 psi / 9.7 Bar 0.00408Not Tested
CRR 120 psi / 8.1 Bar 0.004260.00450
CRR 100 psi / 6.8 Bar 0.004590.00483
CRR 80 psi / 5.5 Bar 0.004950.00537
CRR 60 psi / 4.1 Bar 0.005610.00647
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Model Competition (tubular)Yksion Elite
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Competition (tubular)Yksion Elite
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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  • Continental Competition (tubular)
  • Mavic Yksion Elite
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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