Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Power Time Trial 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 Time Trial
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinPirelli
Model Power Time TrialP Zero Velo Race TLR
Year 20202020
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 1469383832700
EAN 35287014693868019227383270
TPI 3x180120
Compound Race-2 compoundSmartEvo
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 190 grams270 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi72 psi
Max Air Pressure 116 psi109 psi
Made In ThailandFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
24-622 (700x24c)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
30-622 (700x30c)
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Michelin Power Time Trial 2020
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR 2020
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Michelin Power Time Trial 2020
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR 2020
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Michelin Power Time Trial 2020
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Power Time TrialP Zero Velo Race TLR
Specified Weight 190 grams270 grams
Measured Weight 206 grams267 grams
System Adjusted Weight 306 grams
(tire + inner tube)
287 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm26 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.1 mm3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.1 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mm62 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 27 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 Time TrialP Zero Velo Race TLR
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)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
8.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00258
11.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00351
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
9.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00276
12.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00381
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
10.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00318
14.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00429
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
12.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00381
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 Time TrialP Zero Velo Race TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 3 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Power Time TrialP Zero Velo Race TLR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.5 / 5
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  • Michelin Power Time Trial
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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