Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Power All Season 2016 vs
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014

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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSchwalbe
Model Power All SeasonUltremo ZX
Year 20162014
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 HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 54492411600036.02
EAN 3528705449247
TPI 3x60127
Compound Grip compoundRaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 270 grams215 grams
Min Air Pressure 75 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi130 psi
Made In ThailandIndonesia
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Michelin Power All Season 2016
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Michelin Power All Season 2016
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014
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Michelin Power All Season 2016
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Power All SeasonUltremo ZX
Specified Weight 270 grams215 grams
Measured Weight 275 grams229 grams
System Adjusted Weight 375 grams
(tire + inner tube)
329 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.3 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mmNo Data
Unmounted Casing Width 63 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 Power All SeasonUltremo ZX
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
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
27.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00833
19.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00585
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 Power All SeasonUltremo ZX
Puncture Resistance Tread 14 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 6 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Power All SeasonUltremo ZX
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2.0 / 52.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Power All Season
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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