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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinVittoria
Model Krylion 2 EnduranceCorsa G+ (tubular)
Year 20172016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubular
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number 571909111.1CX.00.25.411TG
EAN 3528705719098
TPI 3x110320
Compound Bi Compound4C G+ Isotech
Bead FoldingTubular
ETRTO 25-62228x25
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams280 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi175 psi
Made In Thailand-
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
28x23
28x25
28x28
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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016
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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016
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Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance 2017
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Krylion 2 EnduranceCorsa G+ (tubular)
Specified Weight 245 grams280 grams
Measured Weight 261 grams281 grams
System Adjusted Weight 361 grams
(tire + inner tube)
291 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 25 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm0.65 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 70 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 26 mm30 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 EnduranceCorsa G+ (tubular)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Tubular
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not Tested11.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00357
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
12.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00384
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
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 EnduranceCorsa G+ (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 14 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Krylion 2 EnduranceCorsa G+ (tubular)
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Krylion 2 Endurance
  • Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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