Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Mavic Yksion Elite 2018 vs
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016

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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
  • Specialized S-Works Turbo
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MavicSpecialized
Model Yksion EliteS-Works Turbo
Year 20182016
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 HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 3780572500015-1074
EAN 0887850550424
TPI 120120
Compound Single CompundGripton
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 215 grams210 grams
Min Air Pressure 87 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 110 psi125 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
28-622 (700x28C)
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016
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Mavic Yksion Elite 2018
Specialized S-Works Turbo 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Yksion EliteS-Works Turbo
Specified Weight 215 grams210 grams
Measured Weight 226 grams215 grams
System Adjusted Weight 326 grams
(tire + inner tube)
315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 62 mm60 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 29 mm30 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 EliteS-Works Turbo
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00483
14.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00432
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
19.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00588
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 EliteS-Works Turbo
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Yksion EliteS-Works Turbo
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Mavic Yksion Elite
  • Specialized S-Works Turbo
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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