Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019 vs
Zipp Tangente Course 2017

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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
  • Zipp Tangente Course
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisZipp
Model Re-FuseTangente Course
Year 20192017
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 TB8635900000.1918.192.040
EAN 4717784018010
TPI 60120
Compound Single
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 300 grams0 grams
Min Air Pressure psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi145 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Zipp Tangente Course 2017
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Zipp Tangente Course 2017
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Maxxis Re-Fuse 2019
Zipp Tangente Course 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Re-FuseTangente Course
Specified Weight 300 grams0 grams
Measured Weight 296 grams215 grams
System Adjusted Weight 396 grams
(tire + inner tube)
315 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.6 mm2.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.15 mm0.65 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-FuseTangente Course
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
15.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00459
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
16.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00501
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
27.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00821
18.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00567
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
31.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00941
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
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-FuseTangente Course
Puncture Resistance Tread 17 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


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


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