Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014 vs
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 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 Service Course
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinPirelli
Model Pro 4 Service CourseCinturato Velo TLR
Year 20142018
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 446783
EAN 8019227337075
TPI 11060
Compound Dual CompoundSmartNET Silica w/aramid
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62226-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2526
Specified Weight 215 grams290 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi87 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi116 psi
Made In ThailandFrance
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-671 (650x23C)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
32-622 (700x32c)
35-622 (700x35c)
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Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018
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Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014
Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR 2018

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Pro 4 Service CourseCinturato Velo TLR
Specified Weight 215 grams290 grams
Measured Weight 222 grams306 grams
System Adjusted Weight 322 grams
(tire + inner tube)
326 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
Measured Width 28 mm28 mm
Measured Height 26 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm3.7 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm0.95 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data66 mm
Unmounted Tread Width No Data28 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 Service CourseCinturato Velo TLR
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)None (20 ml sealant)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00447
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00480
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00528
18.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00561
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 Service CourseCinturato Velo TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 15 Points20 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 6 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Pro 4 Service CourseCinturato Velo TLR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Michelin Pro 4 Service Course
  • Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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