Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015 vs
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube 2014

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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinVittoria
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Year 20152014
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 972649111.391.SC.111.BX
EAN
TPI 3x110320
Compound Bi CompoundISOgrip Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi145 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube 2014
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube 2014
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Specified Weight 245 grams220 grams
Measured Weight 245 grams237 grams
System Adjusted Weight 345 grams
(tire + inner tube)
337 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 28 mm28 mm
Measured Height 25 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.9 mmNo Data
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No DataNo 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 Pro 4 Endurance v2Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Michelin Latex
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00426
11.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00351
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00447
12.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00366
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
13.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00390
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
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 v2Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Puncture Resistance Tread 15 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Full Review Full Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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