Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017 vs
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 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
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL
  • Vittoria Zaffiro Slick
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand HutchinsonVittoria
Model Fusion 5 All Season TLZaffiro Slick
Year 20172015
Tire Type TubelessTubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighLow
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Manufacturer Part Number PV526131111.3ZS.23.25.111TG
EAN
TPI 12726
Compound HDF 5.3
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 325 grams370 grams
Min Air Pressure psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 115 psi130 psi
Made In FranceThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL 2017
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fusion 5 All Season TLZaffiro Slick
Specified Weight 325 grams370 grams
Measured Weight 335 grams398 grams
System Adjusted Weight 355 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
498 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 22 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.3 mm3.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.3 mm0.85 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 23 mmNo Data
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 TLZaffiro Slick
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
15.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00471
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
15.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00456
17.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00513
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00504
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
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 TLZaffiro Slick
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fusion 5 All Season TLZaffiro Slick
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4.0 / 52.0 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season TL
  • Vittoria Zaffiro Slick
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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