Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015 vs
Panaracer Race D Evo 3 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 Pro 4 Endurance v2
  • Panaracer Race D Evo 3
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinPanaracer
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Race D Evo 3
Year 20152018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
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 972649RF725-RCD-B3
EAN 4931253013560
TPI 3x110-
Compound Bi CompoundZSG Dual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams250 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi140 psi
Made In ThailandJapan
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23c)
25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Panaracer Race D Evo 3 2018
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Panaracer Race D Evo 3 2018
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Panaracer Race D Evo 3 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Race D Evo 3
Specified Weight 245 grams250 grams
Measured Weight 245 grams249 grams
System Adjusted Weight 345 grams
(tire + inner tube)
349 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 28 mm27 mm
Measured Height 25 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm3.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.9 mm0.8 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data65 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data29 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 Pro 4 Endurance v2Race D Evo 3
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)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
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
17.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00522
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00447
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
20.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00621
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
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 Pro 4 Endurance v2Race D Evo 3
Puncture Resistance Tread 15 Points16 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points8 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Race D Evo 3
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 53.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2
  • Panaracer Race D Evo 3
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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