Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019 vs
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

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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
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisPirelli
Model Re-FuseCinturato Velo TLR
Year 20192018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
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 TB86359000
EAN 47177840180108019227337075
TPI 6060
Compound SingleSmartNET Silica w/aramid
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 300 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi116 psi
Made In TaiwanFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Re-FuseCinturato Velo TLR
Specified Weight 300 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 296 grams306 grams
System Adjusted Weight 396 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 25 mm28 mm
Measured Height 23 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.6 mm3.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.15 mm0.95 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mm66 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-FuseCinturato Velo 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
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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-FuseCinturato Velo TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points20 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Re-FuseCinturato Velo TLR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Maxxis Re-Fuse
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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