Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017 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
  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
  • Mavic Yksion Elite
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand HutchinsonMavic
Model Fusion 5 Galactik TLYksion Elite
Year 20172018
Tire Type TubelessTubetype (clincher)
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 PV52595137805725
EAN 0887850550424
TPI 127120
Compound HDF 5.1Single Compund
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 260 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 115 psi110 psi
Made In FranceTaiwan
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fusion 5 Galactik TLYksion Elite
Specified Weight 260 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 288 grams226 grams
System Adjusted Weight 308 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.05 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mm62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 24 mm29 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 Galactik TLYksion Elite
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
16.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00483
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
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 Galactik TLYksion Elite
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fusion 5 Galactik TLYksion Elite
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Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 52.0 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
  • Mavic Yksion Elite
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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