Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018 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
  • Mavic Yksion Elite
  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MavicMichelin
Model Yksion EliteKrylion 2 Endurance
Year 20182017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 37805725571909
EAN 08878505504243528705719098
TPI 1203x110
Compound Single CompundBi Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 215 grams245 grams
Min Air Pressure 87 psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 110 psi109 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Yksion EliteKrylion 2 Endurance
Specified Weight 215 grams245 grams
Measured Weight 226 grams261 grams
System Adjusted Weight 326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
361 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mm0.85 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mm70 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 29 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 Yksion EliteKrylion 2 Endurance
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)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
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00483
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
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 Yksion EliteKrylion 2 Endurance
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Yksion EliteKrylion 2 Endurance
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Mavic Yksion Elite
  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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