Road Bike Tire Comparison:
Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017 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
  • Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular)
  • Zipp Tangente Speed
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand VittoriaZipp
Model Corsa Elite (tubular)Tangente Speed
Year 20172017
Tire Type TubularTubetype (clincher)
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 111.1EL.02.25.111TG00.1918.192.020
EAN
TPI 290220
Compound 3D Compound
Bead TubularFolding
ETRTO 28x2525-622
Size Inch 28"28"
Width mm 2525
Specified Weight 290 grams0 grams
Min Air Pressure 115 psi90 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
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017
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Vittoria Corsa Elite (tubular) 2017
Zipp Tangente Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Corsa Elite (tubular)Tangente Speed
Specified Weight 290 grams0 grams
Measured Weight 298 grams190 grams
System Adjusted Weight 308 grams
(tire + tubular glue)
290 grams
(tire + inner tube)
Measured Width 25 mm26 mm
Measured Height 23 mm22 mm
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.4 mm2.1 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall 0.6 mm0.45 mm
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)Tangente Speed
Inner Tube TubularConti Race28 (100gr butyl)
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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
11.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00348
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
12.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00375
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
15.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00462
14.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00438
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
18.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00543
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 Corsa Elite (tubular)Tangente Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Sidewall 3 Points3 Points

Conclusion


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


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