Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017 vs
Michelin Power Competition 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
  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
  • Michelin Power Competition
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinMichelin
Model Krylion 2 EndurancePower Competition
Year 20172016
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 571909028426
EAN 3528705719098
TPI 3x1103x180
Compound Bi CompoundRace compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi75 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi120 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
Michelin Power Competition 2016
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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
Michelin Power Competition 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Krylion 2 EndurancePower Competition
Specified Weight 245 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 261 grams212 grams
System Adjusted Weight 361 grams
(tire + inner tube)
312 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 25 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm2.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 70 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 26 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 Krylion 2 EndurancePower Competition
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
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
10.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00327
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
11.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00354
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
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 Krylion 2 EndurancePower Competition
Puncture Resistance Tread 14 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Krylion 2 EndurancePower Competition
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
  • Michelin Power Competition
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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