Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018 vs
Michelin Power Competition 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 Pro UST Tubeless
  • Michelin Power Competition
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MavicMichelin
Model Yksion Pro UST TubelessPower Competition
Year 20182016
Tire Type TubelessTubetype (clincher)
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 39938825028426
EAN 0889645491714
TPI 1273x180
Compound 11 StormRace compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 260 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 72 psi75 psi
Max Air Pressure 102 psi120 psi
Made In FranceThailand
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless 2018
Michelin Power Competition 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Yksion Pro UST TubelessPower Competition
Specified Weight 260 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 256 grams212 grams
System Adjusted Weight 276 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
312 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.1 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 27 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 Pro UST TubelessPower Competition
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
11.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00351
10.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00327
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
12.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00366
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
13.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00399
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
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 Pro UST TubelessPower Competition
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 6 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Yksion Pro UST TubelessPower Competition
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Mavic Yksion Pro UST Tubeless
  • Michelin Power Competition
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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