Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020 vs
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

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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 Latex Tube
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinPirelli
Model Power Time Trial Latex TubeCinturato Velo TLR
Year 20202018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 146938
EAN 35287014693868019227337075
TPI 3x18060
Compound Race-2 compoundSmartNET Silica w/aramid
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 190 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 116 psi116 psi
Made In ThailandFrance
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
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Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Power Time Trial Latex TubeCinturato Velo TLR
Specified Weight 190 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 206 grams306 grams
System Adjusted Weight 306 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 27 mm28 mm
Measured Height 24 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.1 mm3.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.95 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mm66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width 27 mm28 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 Trial Latex TubeCinturato Velo TLR
Inner Tube Vittoria Latex 25/28 (80 gr)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
7.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00210
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
7.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00225
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
8.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00249
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 Trial Latex TubeCinturato Velo TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points20 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 3 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Power Time Trial Latex TubeCinturato Velo TLR
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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