Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
45NRTH Husker Du 2016 vs
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017

Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • 45NRTH Husker Du *
  • Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin *
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand 45NRTHSchwalbe
Model Husker DuJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Year 20162017
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 11600715
TPI 120127
Compound PaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 100-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 4.004.00
Specified Weight 0 grams1090 grams
Min Air Pressure psi5 psi
Max Air Pressure 30 psi30 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 26x4.00
26x4.80
26x4.40
26x4.00
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45NRTH Husker Du 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
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45NRTH Husker Du 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
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45NRTH Husker Du 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Husker DuJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Specified Weight 0 grams1090 grams
Measured Weight 1290 grams1164 grams
Measured Width Casing 95 mm (un-round)97 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 90 mm99 mm
Measured Height 83 mm (un-round)84 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 4.3 mm3.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.3 mm6.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 2.30 mm1.65 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 16 psi / 1.1 bars on a 65 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Husker DuJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Inner Tube None (60 ml sealant)None (60 ml sealant)
Rolling Resistance
20 PSI / 1.4 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
16 PSI / 1.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
12 PSI / 0.8 Bar
35.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01052
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
Rolling Resistance
8 PSI / 0.6 Bar
44.2 Watts>
CRR: 0.01325
31.1 Watts>
CRR: 0.00932
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 Husker DuJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Total Puncture Score Tread 32 Points27 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 2.3 mm1.65 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Husker DuJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
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Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2 / 55 / 5
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  • 45NRTH Husker Du *
  • Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin *
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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