Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Mammoth 2016 vs
Panaracer Fat B Nimble 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
  • Maxxis Mammoth
  • Panaracer Fat B Nimble
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand MaxxisPanaracer
Model MammothFat B Nimble
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
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 102-55997-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 4.004.00
Specified Weight 1270 grams1180 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 30 psi20 psi
Made In ThailandChina
Available Sizes 26 x 4.00
29 x 3.00
27.5 x 3.50
26 x 4.00
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Maxxis Mammoth 2016
Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016
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Maxxis Mammoth 2016
Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016
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Maxxis Mammoth 2016
Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model MammothFat B Nimble
Specified Weight 1270 grams1180 grams
Measured Weight 1271 grams1135 grams
Measured Width Casing 97 mm94 mm
Measured Width Tread 98 mm94 mm
Measured Height 80 mm81 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 3.0 mm4.0 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 5.5 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mm0.85 mm
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 2.40 mm2.40 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


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model MammothFat B Nimble
Inner Tube Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)
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Rolling Resistance
20 PSI / 1.4 Bar
30.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00908
35.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01076
Rolling Resistance
16 PSI / 1.1 Bar
33.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01016
38.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01142
Rolling Resistance
12 PSI / 0.8 Bar
40.7 Watts
CRR: 0.01220
43.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01304
Rolling Resistance
8 PSI / 0.6 Bar
54.7 Watts>
CRR: 0.01640
55.4 Watts>
CRR: 0.01661
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 Result (higher is better)
Model MammothFat B Nimble
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model MammothFat B Nimble
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Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2 / 52 / 5
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  • Maxxis Mammoth
  • Panaracer Fat B Nimble
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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