Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017 vs
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020

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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
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL
  • Michelin Power Road TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand HutchinsonMichelin
Model Fusion 5 All Season TLPower Road TLR
Year 20172020
Tire Type TubelessTubeless
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 PV526131876172
EAN 3528708761728
TPI 1274x120
Compound HDF 5.3X-Race compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 325 grams275 grams
Min Air Pressure psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 115 psi116 psi
Made In FranceThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fusion 5 All Season TLPower Road TLR
Specified Weight 325 grams275 grams
Measured Weight 335 grams267 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
287 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 25 mm27 mm
Measured Height 22 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.3 mm2.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.3 mm1 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mm67 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 23 mm25 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 100 psi / 6.9 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Fusion 5 All Season TLPower Road TLR
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)None (20 ml sealant)
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
15.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00456
10.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00321
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00504
12.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00363
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
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 Fusion 5 All Season TLPower Road TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fusion 5 All Season TLPower Road TLR
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL
  • Michelin Power Road TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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