Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Power All Season 2016 vs
Specialized Turbo Cotton 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 Power All Season
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSpecialized
Model Power All SeasonTurbo Cotton
Year 20162016
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 HighVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number 54492400015-1503
EAN 3528705449247
TPI 3x60320
Compound Grip compoundGripton
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 270 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure 75 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi125 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
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Michelin Power All Season 2016
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Michelin Power All Season 2016
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Michelin Power All Season 2016
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Power All SeasonTurbo Cotton
Specified Weight 270 grams220 grams
Measured Weight 275 grams224 grams
System Adjusted Weight 375 grams
(tire + inner tube)
324 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.3 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm0.75 mm
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 SeasonTurbo Cotton
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
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
27.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00833
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
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 SeasonTurbo Cotton
Puncture Resistance Tread 14 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 6 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Power All SeasonTurbo Cotton
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Power All Season
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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