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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisMichelin
Model Re-FusePower Endurance
Year 20192016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number TB86359000343098
EAN 4717784018010
TPI 603x110
Compound SingleX-miles compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 300 grams230 grams
Min Air Pressure psi75 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi120 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 Endurance 2016
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Michelin Power Endurance 2016
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Michelin Power Endurance 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Re-FusePower Endurance
Specified Weight 300 grams230 grams
Measured Weight 296 grams235 grams
System Adjusted Weight 396 grams
(tire + inner tube)
335 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm27 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.6 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.15 mm0.6 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 28 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 Re-FusePower Endurance
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
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
21.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00635
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 Endurance
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Re-FusePower Endurance
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Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Maxxis Re-Fuse
  • Michelin Power Endurance
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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