Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Mammoth 2016 vs
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017

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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
  • Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model MammothJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Year 20162017
Supplied By Bought in store
Sponsored by
Wolf Tooth Components
Bought 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 DUALPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 102-559100-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 4.004.00
Specified Weight 1270 grams1090 grams
Min Air Pressure psi5 psi
Max Air Pressure 30 psi30 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 26 x 4.00
26 x 4.80
26 x 4.40
26 x 4.00
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Maxxis Mammoth 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
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Maxxis Mammoth 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
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Maxxis Mammoth 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model MammothJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Specified Weight 1270 grams1090 grams
Measured Weight 1271 grams1164 grams
Measured Width Casing 97 mm (un-round)97 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 98 mm99 mm
Measured Height 80 mm (un-round)84 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 3.0 mm3.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 5.5 mm6.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 2.40 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


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model MammothJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
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Inner Tube Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)
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
40.7 Watts
CRR: 0.01220
29.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00875
Rolling Resistance
8 PSI / 0.6 Bar
54.7 Watts>
CRR: 0.01640
38.6 Watts>
CRR: 0.01157
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 MammothJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model MammothJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
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Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2 / 55 / 5
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  • Maxxis Mammoth
  • 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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