Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Power Time Trial 2020 vs
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 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 Time Trial
  • Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinVittoria
Model Power Time TrialCorsa Elite (tubular)
Year 20202017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubular
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 146938111.1EL.02.25.111TG
EAN 3528701469386
TPI 3x180290
Compound Race-2 compound3D Compound
Bead FoldingTubular
ETRTO 25-62228x25
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 190 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi115 psi
Max Air Pressure 116 psi200 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28x21
28x23
28x25
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Michelin Power Time Trial 2020
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
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Michelin Power Time Trial 2020
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
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Michelin Power Time Trial 2020
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Power Time TrialCorsa Elite (tubular)
Specified Weight 190 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 206 grams298 grams
System Adjusted Weight 306 grams
(tire + inner tube)
308 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.1 mm2.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.6 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 27 mm30 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 TrialCorsa Elite (tubular)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Tubular
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not Tested12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
8.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00258
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
9.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00276
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
10.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00318
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
12.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00381
18.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00543
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 TrialCorsa Elite (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 3 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Power Time TrialCorsa Elite (tubular)
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Power Time Trial
  • Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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