Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018 vs
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020

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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MavicMichelin
Model Yksion ElitePower Road TLR
Year 20182020
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
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 37805725876172
EAN 08878505504243528708761728
TPI 1204x120
Compound Single CompundX-Race compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 215 grams275 grams
Min Air Pressure 87 psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 110 psi116 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Yksion ElitePower Road TLR
Specified Weight 215 grams275 grams
Measured Weight 226 grams267 grams
System Adjusted Weight 326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
287 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm2.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mm1 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mm67 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 29 mm25 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 ElitePower Road TLR
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
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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
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00483
10.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00321
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
12.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00363
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
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 ElitePower Road TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Yksion ElitePower Road TLR
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Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Mavic Yksion Elite
  • Michelin Power Road TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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