Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016 vs
Veloflex Corsa 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
  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
  • Veloflex Corsa
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SpecializedVeloflex
Model Turbo CottonCorsa
Year 20162016
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 Very HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 00015-1503
EAN 8033959671115
TPI 320320
Compound GriptonNatural exclusive
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 24-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2425
Specified Weight 220 grams205 grams
Min Air Pressure psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 125 psi130 psi
Made In ThailandItaly
Available Sizes 24-622 (700x24C)
26-622 (700x26C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
Veloflex Corsa 2016
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Specialized Turbo Cotton 2016
Veloflex Corsa 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Turbo CottonCorsa
Specified Weight 220 grams205 grams
Measured Weight 224 grams200 grams
System Adjusted Weight 324 grams
(tire + inner tube)
300 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm25 mm
Measured Height 22 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.1 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.75 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 Turbo CottonCorsa
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
10.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00303
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
11.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00333
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
15.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00450
18.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00546
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 Turbo CottonCorsa
Puncture Resistance Tread 9 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Turbo CottonCorsa
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Specialized Turbo Cotton
  • Veloflex Corsa
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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