Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018 vs
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

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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
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MavicPirelli
Model Yksion EliteCinturato Velo TLR
Year 20182018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 37805725
EAN 08878505504248019227337075
TPI 12060
Compound Single CompundSmartNET Silica w/aramid
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 215 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 87 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 110 psi116 psi
Made In TaiwanFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Yksion EliteCinturato Velo TLR
Specified Weight 215 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 226 grams306 grams
System Adjusted Weight 326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 26 mm28 mm
Measured Height 24 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm3.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mm0.95 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mm66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 29 mm28 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 EliteCinturato Velo TLR
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00483
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 EliteCinturato Velo TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points20 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Yksion EliteCinturato Velo TLR
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Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Mavic Yksion Elite
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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