Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017 vs
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014

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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
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand HutchinsonSchwalbe
Model Fusion 5 Performance TLUltremo ZX
Year 20172014
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 PV52601111600036.02
EAN
TPI 127127
Compound HDF 5.2RaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 315 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 115 psi130 psi
Made In FranceIndonesia
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fusion 5 Performance TLUltremo ZX
Specified Weight 315 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 323 grams229 grams
System Adjusted Weight 343 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
329 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.3 mmNo Data
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 Performance TLUltremo ZX
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
13.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00393
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
17.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00534
19.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00585
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 TLUltremo ZX
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fusion 5 Performance TLUltremo ZX
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 52.0 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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