Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014 vs
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017 vs
Schwalbe One V-Guard 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 Service Course
  • Schwalbe Durano Plus
  • Schwalbe One V-Guard
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Pro 4 Service CourseDurano PlusOne V-Guard
Year 201420172014
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km0 km
Price Range MedMedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 4467831160064011600518
EAN 4026495740487
TPI 11067127
Compound Dual CompoundDualOneStar
Bead FoldingFoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"28"
Width mm 252525
Specified Weight 215 grams380 grams225 grams
Min Air Pressure 73 psi85 psi85 psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi115 psi130 psi
Made In ThailandIndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 20-622 (700x20C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-671 (650x23C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-406 (20x1.10)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
25-584 (650x25B)
25-571 (650x25C)
25-559 (26x1.00)
25-540 (24x1.00)
25-451 (20x1.00)
28-406 (20x1.10)
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Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017
Schwalbe One V-Guard 2014
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Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017
Schwalbe One V-Guard 2014
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Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 2014
Schwalbe Durano Plus 2017
Schwalbe One V-Guard 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Pro 4 Service CourseDurano PlusOne V-Guard
Specified Weight 215 grams380 grams225 grams
Measured Weight 222 grams400 grams243 grams
System Adjusted Weight 322 grams
(tire + inner tube)
500 grams
(tire + inner tube)
343 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 28 mm27 mm27 mm
Measured Height 26 mm24 mm24 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.9 mm4.8 mm2.9 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.5 mm0.5 mm
Unmounted Casing Width No Data62 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width No Data27 mmNo 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 Service CourseDurano PlusOne V-Guard
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
14.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00447
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
16.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00480
20.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00621
12.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00384
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
17.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00528
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
26.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00791
16.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00498
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 CourseDurano PlusOne V-Guard
Puncture Resistance Tread 15 Points15 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 6 Points7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Pro 4 Service CourseDurano PlusOne V-Guard
Full Review Full ReviewFull ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 55 / 5
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  • Michelin Pro 4 Service Course
  • Schwalbe Durano Plus
  • Schwalbe One V-Guard
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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