Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Power Road TLR 2020 vs
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR 2020

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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 Road TLR
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinPirelli
Model Power Road TLRP Zero Velo Race TLR
Year 20202020
Tire Type TubelessTubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 8761723832700
EAN 35287087617288019227383270
TPI 4x120120
Compound X-Race compoundSmartEvo
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 275 grams270 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi72 psi
Max Air Pressure 116 psi109 psi
Made In ThailandFrance
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
24-622 (700x24c)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
30-622 (700x30c)
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Michelin Power Road TLR 2020
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR 2020
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Michelin Power Road TLR 2020
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR 2020
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Michelin Power Road TLR 2020
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Power Road TLRP Zero Velo Race TLR
Specified Weight 275 grams270 grams
Measured Weight 267 grams267 grams
System Adjusted Weight 287 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
287 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.7 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1 mm1.1 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 67 mm62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 25 mm26 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 Road TLRP Zero Velo Race TLR
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
11.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00351
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
10.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00321
12.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00381
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00363
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
16.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00507
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 Road TLRP Zero Velo Race TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 5 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Power Road TLRP Zero Velo Race TLR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4.0 / 54.5 / 5
Buy At
  • Michelin Power Road TLR
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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