Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017 vs
Panaracer Race A Evo 3 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
  • Panaracer Race A Evo 3
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand HutchinsonPanaracer
Model Fusion 5 Galactik TLRace A Evo 3
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 PV525951RF725-RCA-B3
EAN 4931253013492
TPI 127-
Compound HDF 5.1ZSG Dual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 260 grams240 grams
Min Air Pressure psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 115 psi140 psi
Made In FranceJapan
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
Panaracer Race A Evo 3 2018
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
Panaracer Race A Evo 3 2018
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL 2017
Panaracer Race A Evo 3 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fusion 5 Galactik TLRace A Evo 3
Specified Weight 260 grams240 grams
Measured Weight 288 grams247 grams
System Adjusted Weight 308 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
347 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.5 mm2.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.05 mm0.8 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mm67 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 24 mm30 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 TLRace A Evo 3
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00330
17.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00513
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
19.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00570
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
22.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00662
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 TLRace A Evo 3
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points16 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points9 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fusion 5 Galactik TLRace A Evo 3
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Galactik TL
  • Panaracer Race A Evo 3
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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