Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017 vs
Michelin Power Road 2020

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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 Road
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinMichelin
Model Krylion 2 EndurancePower Road
Year 20172020
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 MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 571909017605
EAN 35287057190983528700176056
TPI 3x1103x120
Compound Bi CompoundX-Race compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams235 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi73 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi116 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
Michelin Power Road 2020
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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
Michelin Power Road 2020
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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
Michelin Power Road 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Krylion 2 EndurancePower Road
Specified Weight 245 grams235 grams
Measured Weight 261 grams239 grams
System Adjusted Weight 361 grams
(tire + inner tube)
339 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 25 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm0.7 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 70 mm67 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 26 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 Krylion 2 EndurancePower Road
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
12.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00372
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
13.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00399
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
15.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00453
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
18.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00546
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 Road
Puncture Resistance Tread 14 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Krylion 2 EndurancePower Road
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
  • Michelin Power Road
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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