Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Durano 2015 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
  • Schwalbe Durano
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSpecialized
Model DuranoTurbo Cotton
Year 20152016
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 MedVery High
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Manufacturer Part Number 1160063900015-1503
EAN
TPI 67320
Compound Dual CompoundGripton
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62224-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2524
Specified Weight 245 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure 85 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 115 psi125 psi
Made In IndonesiaThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
28-622 (700x28C)
28-559 (26x1.10)
23-520 (24x0.90)
28-406 (20x1.10)
24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
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Schwalbe Durano 2015
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Schwalbe Durano 2015
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
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Schwalbe Durano 2015
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model DuranoTurbo Cotton
Specified Weight 245 grams220 grams
Measured Weight 251 grams224 grams
System Adjusted Weight 351 grams
(tire + inner tube)
324 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 26 mm25 mm
Measured Height 24 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 3.6 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 DuranoTurbo Cotton
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not TestedNot Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
18.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00540
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
18.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00564
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
24.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00740
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 DuranoTurbo Cotton
Puncture Resistance Tread 15 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model DuranoTurbo Cotton
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Durano
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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