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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MavicSchwalbe
Model Yksion EliteUltremo ZX
Year 20182014
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 3780572511600036.02
EAN 0887850550424
TPI 120127
Compound Single CompundRaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 215 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 87 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 110 psi130 psi
Made In TaiwanIndonesia
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Yksion EliteUltremo ZX
Specified Weight 215 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 226 grams229 grams
System Adjusted Weight 326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
329 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mmNo Data
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 29 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 Yksion EliteUltremo ZX
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)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
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00483
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
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 Yksion EliteUltremo ZX
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Yksion EliteUltremo ZX
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2.0 / 52.0 / 5
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  • Mavic Yksion Elite
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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