Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015 vs
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 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 Pro 4 Endurance v2
  • Vittoria Corsa G+ (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 G+ (tubular)
Year 20152016
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 HighVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number 972649111.1CX.00.25.411TG
EAN
TPI 3x110320
Compound Bi Compound4C G+ Isotech
Bead FoldingTubular
ETRTO 25-62228x25
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams280 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi175 psi
Made In Thailand-
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28x23
28x25
28x28
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular) 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Corsa G+ (tubular)
Specified Weight 245 grams280 grams
Measured Weight 245 grams281 grams
System Adjusted Weight 345 grams
(tire + inner tube)
291 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
Measured Width 28 mm25 mm
Measured Height 25 mm23 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm2.3 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.9 mm0.65 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 G+ (tubular)
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Tubular
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not Tested11.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00357
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00447
12.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00384
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
14.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00423
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
16.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00492
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 G+ (tubular)
Puncture Resistance Tread 15 Points11 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Corsa G+ (tubular)
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2
  • Vittoria Corsa G+ (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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