Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017 vs
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube 2014

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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
  • Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand VittoriaVittoria
Model Corsa Elite (tubular)Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Year 20172014
Tire Type TubularTubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 111.1EL.02.25.111TG111.391.SC.111.BX
EAN
TPI 290320
Compound 3D CompoundISOgrip Compound
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 290 grams220 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 200 psi145 psi
Made In ThailandThailand
Available Sizes 28x21
28x23
28x25
23-622 (700x23C)
25-622 (700x25C)
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Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube 2014
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Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube 2014
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Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
Vittoria Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Corsa Elite (tubular)Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Specified Weight 290 grams220 grams
Measured Weight 298 grams237 grams
System Adjusted Weight 308 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
337 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm28 mm
Measured Height 23 mm25 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.4 mmNo Data
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.6 mmNo Data
Unmounted Casing Width No DataNo Data
Unmounted Tread Width 30 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 Corsa Elite (tubular)Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Inner Tube TubularMichelin Latex
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
12.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00369
Not Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
12.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00387
11.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00351
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
12.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00366
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
13.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00390
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00543
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
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 Corsa Elite (tubular)Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 3 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Corsa Elite (tubular)Open Corsa CX III Latex Tube
Full Review Full Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular)
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
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