Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Power Endurance 2016 vs
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017

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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 Endurance
  • Schwalbe Durano Plus
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSchwalbe
Model Power EnduranceDurano Plus
Year 20162017
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 HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 34309811600640
EAN 4026495740487
TPI 3x11067
Compound X-miles compoundDual
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 230 grams380 grams
Min Air Pressure 75 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi115 psi
Made In ThailandIndonesia
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Michelin Power Endurance 2016
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017
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Michelin Power Endurance 2016
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017
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Michelin Power Endurance 2016
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Power EnduranceDurano Plus
Specified Weight 230 grams380 grams
Measured Weight 235 grams400 grams
System Adjusted Weight 335 grams
(tire + inner tube)
500 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm4.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.6 mm1.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data27 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 Power EnduranceDurano Plus
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
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
20.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00621
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
21.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00635
26.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00791
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 EnduranceDurano Plus
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points15 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Power EnduranceDurano Plus
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Power Endurance
  • Schwalbe Durano Plus
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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