Michelin Pro 4 Service Course tyre review

Superb feeling rubber

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £39.99 RRP | USD $74.99
Michelin Pro 4 Service Course tyre

Our review

Superb ride feel and easy speed put Michelin back into the top tyre charts
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Michelin’s Pro 4 SC increases the grip and longevity of the excellent but fragile Pro 3 to create a light, lovely feeling, top performance tyre that handles well and is also resistant to wear.

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The carcass of the Pro 4 SC is the same as that of the Pro 3, so low weight is retained, but it gets a more durable centre compound. Michelin claim a 30-50 percent wear increase, and we’re already well past the point of Pro 3 death without any baldness or excessive cut/puncture issues. 

It rolls well too, and a new pointed profile drops you into corners faster and more confidently for an infectiously aggressive feel whatever the weather. 

Fitted to a Powertap rear wheel on a turbo trainer, the average wattage needed to sustain 20mph was 141 watts.

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It’s definitely not a wise choice for roller/turbo trainer use though, as the extra heat softens the compound too much and leaves big dollops of tread on the rollers very quickly.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Pro 4 Service Course tyre (12)
Brand Michelin

Weight (g) 205
Additional Features Height: 21.6mm, Width: 22.9mm, WATTS @ 20MPH: 141W
Tyre Sizes Available 700x23C