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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisVittoria
Model Re-FuseZaffiro Slick
Year 20192015
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 MedLow
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Manufacturer Part Number TB86359000111.3ZS.23.25.111TG
EAN 4717784018010
TPI 6026
Compound Single
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 300 grams370 grams
Min Air Pressure psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 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)
32-622 (700x32C)
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Re-FuseZaffiro Slick
Specified Weight 300 grams370 grams
Measured Weight 296 grams398 grams
System Adjusted Weight 396 grams
(tire + inner tube)
498 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.6 mm3.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.15 mm0.85 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-FuseZaffiro Slick
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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
15.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00471
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
17.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00513
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
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-FuseZaffiro Slick
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


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


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