Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020 vs
Veloflex Corsa 2016

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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
  • Veloflex Corsa
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinVeloflex
Model Power Time Trial Latex TubeCorsa
Year 20202016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
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 35287014693868033959671115
TPI 3x180320
Compound Race-2 compoundNatural exclusive
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 190 grams205 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 116 psi130 psi
Made In ThailandItaly
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube 2020
Veloflex Corsa 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Power Time Trial Latex TubeCorsa
Specified Weight 190 grams205 grams
Measured Weight 206 grams200 grams
System Adjusted Weight 306 grams
(tire + inner tube)
300 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.1 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.75 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 66 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 27 mmNo 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 Time Trial Latex TubeCorsa
Inner Tube Vittoria Latex 25/28 (80 gr)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
7.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00225
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
8.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00249
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
10.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00300
18.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00546
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 TubeCorsa
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 3 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Power Time Trial Latex TubeCorsa
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Power Time Trial Latex Tube
  • Veloflex Corsa
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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