Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Maxxis High Road 2019 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
  • Maxxis High Road
  • Michelin Power Road TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisMichelin
Model High RoadPower Road TLR
Year 20192020
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 ETB00109100876172
EAN 47177840345843528708761728
TPI 1204x120
Compound HYPRX-Race compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 210 grams275 grams
Min Air Pressure 100 psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 130 psi116 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
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Maxxis High Road 2019
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020
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Maxxis High Road 2019
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020
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Maxxis High Road 2019
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model High RoadPower Road TLR
Specified Weight 210 grams275 grams
Measured Weight 209 grams267 grams
System Adjusted Weight 309 grams
(tire + inner tube)
287 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 25 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.6 mm2.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.5 mm1 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 67 mm67 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 27 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 High RoadPower Road 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
13.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00396
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
10.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00321
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00480
12.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00363
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00546
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 High RoadPower Road TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model High RoadPower Road TLR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Maxxis High Road
  • Michelin Power Road TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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