Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019 vs
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015

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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
  • Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Re-FuseIronman Tubeless
Year 20192015
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 TB8635900011700028
EAN 4717784018010
TPI 60127
Compound SingleOneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 300 grams330 grams
Min Air Pressure psi70 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi110 psi
Made In TaiwanIndonesia
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
22-622 (700x22C)
24-622 (700x24C)
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Re-FuseIronman Tubeless
Specified Weight 300 grams330 grams
Measured Weight 296 grams336 grams
System Adjusted Weight 396 grams
(tire + inner tube)
356 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.6 mm3.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.15 mm1.2 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-FuseIronman Tubeless
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (0 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
13.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00405
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
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-FuseIronman Tubeless
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points13 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points8 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Re-FuseIronman Tubeless
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Maxxis Re-Fuse
  • Schwalbe Ironman Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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