Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017 vs
Zipp Tangente Speed 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
  • Zipp Tangente Speed
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand HutchinsonZipp
Model Fusion 5 Performance TLTangente Speed
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 HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number PV52601100.1918.192.020
EAN
TPI 127220
Compound HDF 5.2
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 315 grams0 grams
Min Air Pressure psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 115 psi145 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 Performance TL 2017
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL 2017
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fusion 5 Performance TLTangente Speed
Specified Weight 315 grams0 grams
Measured Weight 323 grams190 grams
System Adjusted Weight 343 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
290 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.3 mm0.45 mm
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 TLTangente Speed
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
11.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00348
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
17.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00534
17.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00519
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 TLTangente Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 11 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fusion 5 Performance TLTangente Speed
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance TL
  • Zipp Tangente Speed
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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