Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015 vs
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015

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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinVittoria
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Zaffiro Slick
Year 20152015
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 HighLow
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Manufacturer Part Number 972649111.3ZS.23.25.111TG
EAN
TPI 3x11026
Compound Bi Compound
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 245 grams370 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi100 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi130 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
32-622 (700x32C)
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015
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Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2 2015
Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Zaffiro Slick
Specified Weight 245 grams370 grams
Measured Weight 245 grams398 grams
System Adjusted Weight 345 grams
(tire + inner tube)
498 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 28 mm26 mm
Measured Height 25 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm3.6 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.9 mm0.85 mm
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 v2Zaffiro Slick
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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
15.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00471
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00447
17.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00513
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
16.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00489
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
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 v2Zaffiro Slick
Puncture Resistance Tread 15 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 8 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Pro 4 Endurance v2Zaffiro Slick
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 52.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Pro 4 Endurance v2
  • Vittoria Zaffiro Slick
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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