Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Power Endurance 2016 vs
Vittoria Rubino Pro III 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 Endurance
  • Vittoria Rubino Pro III
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinVittoria
Model Power EnduranceRubino Pro III
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 343098111.365.21.25.111BX
EAN
TPI 3x110150
Compound X-miles compound-
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 230 grams235 grams
Min Air Pressure 75 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 120 psi130 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
23-571 (650x23C)
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Michelin Power Endurance 2016
Vittoria Rubino Pro III 2014
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Michelin Power Endurance 2016
Vittoria Rubino Pro III 2014
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Michelin Power Endurance 2016
Vittoria Rubino Pro III 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Power EnduranceRubino Pro III
Specified Weight 230 grams235 grams
Measured Weight 235 grams238 grams
System Adjusted Weight 335 grams
(tire + inner tube)
338 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm3.2 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.6 mm0.55 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo 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 EnduranceRubino Pro III
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
14.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00435
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00537
16.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00480
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
21.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00635
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
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 EnduranceRubino Pro III
Puncture Resistance Tread 13 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Power EnduranceRubino Pro III
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Power Endurance
  • Vittoria Rubino Pro III
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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