Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
45NRTH Van Helga 2016 vs
Specialized Fast Trak Fat 2016

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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
  • 45NRTH Van Helga
  • Specialized Fast Trak Fat
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand 45NRTHSpecialized
Model Van HelgaFast Trak Fat
Year 20162016
Supplied By Bought in store
Sponsored by
Wolf Tooth Components
Bought in store
Sponsored by
Wolf Tooth Components
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number
TPI 120120
Compound Dual compound rubber60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 100-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 4.004.00
Specified Weight 0 grams0 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 30 psi15 psi
Made In ChinaChina
Available Sizes 26 x 4.00
26 x 4.00
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45NRTH Van Helga 2016
Specialized Fast Trak Fat 2016
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45NRTH Van Helga 2016
Specialized Fast Trak Fat 2016
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45NRTH Van Helga 2016
Specialized Fast Trak Fat 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 559-65C, Pressure: 16 psi / 1.1 bar)
Model Van HelgaFast Trak Fat
Measured Weight 1229 grams1189 grams
Measured Width Casing 97 mm95 mm
Measured Width Tread 98 mm98 mm
Measured Height 84 mm82 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 5.8 mm3.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.5 mm4.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.90 mm1.50 mm
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 1.85 mm1.80 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Van HelgaFast Trak Fat
Inner Tube Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)
Rolling Resistance 20 psi 33.8 Watts26.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 16 psi 36.1 Watts28.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 12 psi 41.0 Watts34.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 8 psi 51.0 Watts43.4 Watts
CRR 20 psi / 1.4 Bar 0.010130.00779
CRR 16 psi / 1.1 Bar 0.010820.00860
CRR 12 psi / 0.8 Bar 0.012290.01022
CRR 8 psi / 0.6 Bar 0.015290.01301
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Van HelgaFast Trak Fat
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points7 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Van HelgaFast Trak Fat
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • 45NRTH Van Helga
  • Specialized Fast Trak Fat
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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