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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisMichelin
Model Re-FusePower All Season
Year 20192016
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 MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number TB86359000544924
EAN 47177840180103528705449247
TPI 603x60
Compound SingleGrip compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 300 grams270 grams
Min Air Pressure psi75 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi109 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Michelin Power All Season 2016
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Michelin Power All Season 2016
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Michelin Power All Season 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Re-FusePower All Season
Specified Weight 300 grams270 grams
Measured Weight 296 grams275 grams
System Adjusted Weight 396 grams
(tire + inner tube)
375 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.6 mm3.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.15 mm0.85 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mm63 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 28 mm28 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 Re-FusePower All Season
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)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
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
27.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00833
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 Re-FusePower All Season
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points14 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Re-FusePower All Season
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2.0 / 52.0 / 5
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  • Maxxis Re-Fuse
  • Michelin Power All Season
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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