Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017 vs
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017

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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 Performance TL
  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand HutchinsonMichelin
Model Fusion 5 Performance TLKrylion 2 Endurance
Year 20172017
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 HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number PV526011571909
EAN 3528705719098
TPI 1273x110
Compound HDF 5.2Bi Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 315 grams245 grams
Min Air Pressure psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 115 psi109 psi
Made In FranceThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fusion 5 Performance TLKrylion 2 Endurance
Specified Weight 315 grams245 grams
Measured Weight 323 grams261 grams
System Adjusted Weight 343 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
361 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.3 mm0.85 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mm70 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 23 mm26 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 Performance TLKrylion 2 Endurance
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
13.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00393
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
17.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00534
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
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 Performance TLKrylion 2 Endurance
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fusion 5 Performance TLKrylion 2 Endurance
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL
  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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