Road Bike Tire Test: Goodyear Eagle F1 Tubeless

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  • Goodyear Eagle F1 Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)
Pro Members get 9-point radar charts

Goodyear Eagle F1 Tubeless road bike tire on a rolling resistance test machine

The Goodyear Eagle F1 Tubeless Complete is the first Goodyear tire we've tested, and with such an iconic name, our expectations were through the roof. If you're into car tires (and probably even when you're not), 'Goodyear Eagle F1' might ring a bell or two. The new Goodyear road bike tires now also use the Eagle F1 name that, although it's a bit confusing for online search, gives it an instant edge over the competition.


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The Eagle F1 range is part of Goodyear's 'UHP' range of bicycle tires which stands for 'Ultra-High-Performance'. The UHP range consists of the Eagle F1, Eagle F1 SuperSport, and Vector 4 Seasons. The regular Eagle F1 is a clear all-round road bike tire with the SuperSport being more race-oriented and the Vector 4 Seasons offering more protection and wet grip. The all-round class is by far the most popular in road biking as these tires provide good durability and puncture resistance while still being fast and light.


The Eagle F1 is available in both tube-type and tubeless versions in a nice range of sizes ranging from 23-622 (tube-type only) up to 32-622. The Tubeless version comes with a 120 TPI tubeless-ready casing that features a 'Dual Angle Bead Design' for easy inflation and air retention. The compound is Goodyear's 'Dynamic:GSR' compound where the GSR part stands for 'Graphene Silica Road' and Goodyear promises 'Improved grip, reduced rolling resistance and longer wear'.


We've tested the 25-622 version of the Eagle F1 Tubeless Complete. Our first impression with this tire was very positive as we were able to inflate the tire with a standard floor pump, valve core in place, no sealant, and no cursing (10 out of 10).

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand Goodyear
Model Eagle F1 Tubeless
Year 2021
Tire Type Tubeless
Supplied By Bought in store
New or Used New
Mileage 0 km
Price Range High
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Manufacturer part number GR.010.25.622.V003.R
TPI 120
Compound Dynamic:GSR
Bead Folding
ETRTO 25-622
Size Inch 28"
Specified Width (mm) 25
Specified Weight 275 grams
Max Air Pressure (psi) 110
Made In Members Only
Available Sizes 25-622 (700x25c)
28-622 (700x28c)
30-622 (700x30c)
32-622 (700x30c)

Goodyear Eagle F1 Tubeless Test Results

Goodyear Eagle F1 Tubeless road bike tire on a rolling resistance test machine

Size, Weight, and Thickness Measurements


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Size, Weight and Thickness Measurements
Specified Weight 275 grams
Measured Weight 280 grams
System Adjusted Weight
(tire + valve + rim seal)
300 grams
Measured Width 26 mm (un-round)
Measured Height 23 mm (un-round)
Total Tire Thickness Center 2.8 mm
Total Tire Thickness Sidewall Members Only
Unmounted Casing Width 64 mm
Unmounted Tread Width Members Only
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


Rolling Resistance Test Results
Inner Tube None (20 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance
140 PSI / 9.7 Bar
Not Tested
Rolling Resistance
120 PSI / 8.3 Bar
13.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00417
Rolling Resistance
100 PSI / 6.9 Bar
14.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00441
Rolling Resistance
80 PSI / 5.5 Bar
Members Only
Rolling Resistance
60 PSI / 4.1 Bar
Members Only
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

Goodyear Eagle F1 Tubeless road bike tire on a rolling resistance test machine
Puncture Resistance Test Results (higher is better)
Total Puncture Score Tread 43 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 2.8 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members Only

Conclusion


  • Goodyear Eagle F1 Tubeless
Performance compared to all other road bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - thickest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts

We had high hopes the Goodyear Eagle F1 would be something special, but the reality is it doesn't stand a chance against the competition in our tests. Rolling resistance is quite high, tread puncture resistance slightly below the all-round average, weight isn't spectacular, tread width is also borderline for an all-round tire. The good parts are that it is very easy to inflate, holds air well, and the sidewalls are quite tough.


We rate this tire 3.0 out of 5 which is still recommended. We do think the Eagle F1 can be a good tire as long as you don't buy it with the expectation that this is one of the fastest road bike tires out there. The easy inflation with a floor pump is also something some manufacturers should look into.

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RATING: 3.0 / 5
TEST VERDICT:
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