Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Veloflex Corsa 2016 vs
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017

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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
  • Veloflex Corsa
  • Zipp Tangente Speed
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand VeloflexZipp
Model CorsaTangente Speed
Year 20162017
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 HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 00.1918.192.020
EAN 8033959671115
TPI 320220
Compound Natural exclusive
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 25-62225-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 205 grams0 grams
Min Air Pressure 90 psi90 psi
Max Air Pressure 130 psi145 psi
Made In ItalyThailand
Available Sizes 23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Veloflex Corsa 2016
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Veloflex Corsa 2016
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Veloflex Corsa 2016
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model CorsaTangente Speed
Specified Weight 205 grams0 grams
Measured Weight 200 grams190 grams
System Adjusted Weight 300 grams
(tire + inner tube)
290 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 22 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.1 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.75 mm0.45 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 CorsaTangente Speed
Inner Tube Conti Race28 (100gr butyl)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
13.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00402
11.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00348
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00420
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00546
17.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00519
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 CorsaTangente Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 4 Points3 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model CorsaTangente Speed
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Veloflex Corsa
  • Zipp Tangente Speed
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)


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