Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Pirelli P Zero Velo 2017 vs
Specialized Turbo Cotton 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
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand PirelliSpecialized
Model P Zero VeloTurbo Cotton
Year 20172016
Tire Type Tubetype (clincher)Tubetype (clincher)
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 00015-1503
EAN
TPI 127320
Compound SmartNET SilicaGripton
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 210 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 110 psi125 psi
Made In FranceThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
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Pirelli P Zero Velo 2017
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Pirelli P Zero Velo 2017
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Pirelli P Zero Velo 2017
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model P Zero VeloTurbo Cotton
Specified Weight 210 grams220 grams
Measured Weight 210 grams224 grams
System Adjusted Weight 310 grams
(tire + inner tube)
324 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 25 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.6 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.6 mm0.75 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 P Zero VeloTurbo Cotton
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
13.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00396
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
17.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00516
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
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 P Zero VeloTurbo Cotton
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model P Zero VeloTurbo Cotton
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Pirelli P Zero Velo
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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