Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017 vs
Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 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 Galactik TL
  • Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand HutchinsonMichelin
Model Fusion 5 Galactik TLPower Time Trial Latex Tube
Year 20172020
Tire Type TubelessTubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number PV525951146938
EAN 3528701469386
TPI 1273x180
Compound HDF 5.1Race-2 compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 260 grams190 grams
Min Air Pressure psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 115 psi116 psi
Made In FranceThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fusion 5 Galactik TLPower Time Trial Latex Tube
Specified Weight 260 grams190 grams
Measured Weight 288 grams206 grams
System Adjusted Weight 308 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
306 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.05 mm0.55 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mm66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 24 mm27 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 TLPower Time Trial Latex Tube
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)Vittoria Latex 25/28 (80 gr)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
7.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00210
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
7.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00225
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
8.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00249
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
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 TLPower Time Trial Latex Tube
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fusion 5 Galactik TLPower Time Trial Latex Tube
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
  • Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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