Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready 2018 vs
Specialized Turbo Cotton 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
  • Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSpecialized
Model Padrone Tubeless ReadyTurbo Cotton
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 HighVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number TB8645910000015-1503
EAN 4717784028842
TPI 170320
Compound Dual-CompoundGripton
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 270 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure 105 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 125 psi125 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
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Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready 2018
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready 2018
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready 2018
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Padrone Tubeless ReadyTurbo Cotton
Specified Weight 270 grams220 grams
Measured Weight 264 grams224 grams
System Adjusted Weight 284 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
324 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 22 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.6 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.9 mm0.75 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 24 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 Padrone Tubeless ReadyTurbo Cotton
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
13.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00393
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
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 Padrone Tubeless ReadyTurbo Cotton
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Padrone Tubeless ReadyTurbo Cotton
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Maxxis Padrone Tubeless Ready
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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