Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL 2020 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 Race TLR SL
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand PirelliSpecialized
Model P Zero Velo Race TLR SLTurbo Cotton
Year 20202016
Tire Type TubelessTubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number 390550000015-1503
EAN 8019227390551
TPI 120320
Compound SmartEvoGripton
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 26-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2624
Specified Weight 245 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure 72 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 109 psi125 psi
Made In FranceThailand
Available Sizes 24-622 (700x24c)
26-622 (700x26c)
28-622 (700x28c)
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
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Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL 2020
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL 2020
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL 2020
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model P Zero Velo Race TLR SLTurbo Cotton
Specified Weight 245 grams220 grams
Measured Weight 247 grams224 grams
System Adjusted Weight 267 grams
(tire + valve + rim seal)
324 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 27 mm25 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.4 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 1.1 mm0.75 mm
Unmounted Casing Width 63 mmNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 28 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 P Zero Velo Race TLR SLTurbo Cotton
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
10.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00309
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00339
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00468
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 Velo Race TLR SLTurbo Cotton
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 7 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model P Zero Velo Race TLR SLTurbo Cotton
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4.0 / 55.0 / 5
Buy At
  • Pirelli P Zero Velo Race TLR SL
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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