Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015 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 Pro 4 Endurance v2
  • 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 Pro 4 Endurance v2Corsa Elite (tubular)
Year 20152017
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubular
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 972649111.1EL.02.25.111TG
EAN
TPI 3x110290
Compound Bi Compound3D Compound
Bead FoldingTubular
ETRTO 25-62228x25
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi115 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi200 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28x21
28x23
28x25
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Corsa Elite (tubular)
Specified Weight 245 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 245 grams298 grams
System Adjusted Weight 345 grams
(tire + inner tube)
308 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 28 mm25 mm
Measured Height 25 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm2.4 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.9 mm0.6 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No Data30 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 v2Corsa Elite (tubular)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Tubular
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not Tested12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00447
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
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 Pro 4 Endurance v2Corsa Elite (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 15 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Corsa Elite (tubular)
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2
  • Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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