Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
Panaracer Fat B Nimble 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
  • Panaracer Fat B Nimble
  • Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand PanaracerSchwalbe
Model Fat B NimbleJumbo 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 PaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 97-559100-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 4.004.00
Specified Weight 1180 grams1090 grams
Min Air Pressure psi5 psi
Max Air Pressure 20 psi30 psi
Made In ChinaIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 3.00
27.5 x 3.50
26 x 4.00
26 x 4.80
26 x 4.40
26 x 4.00
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Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
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Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
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Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 559-65C, Pressure: 16 psi / 1.1 bar)
Model Fat B NimbleJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Specified Weight 1180 grams1090 grams
Measured Weight 1135 grams1164 grams
Measured Width Casing 94 mm97 mm
Measured Width Tread 94 mm99 mm
Measured Height 81 mm84 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.0 mm3.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.5 mm6.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm1.05 mm
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 2.40 mm1.65 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Fat B NimbleJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
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Rolling Resistance
20 PSI / 1.4 Bar
35.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01076
23.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00695
Rolling Resistance
16 PSI / 1.1 Bar
38.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01142
24.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00743
Rolling Resistance
12 PSI / 0.8 Bar
43.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01304
29.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00875
Rolling Resistance
8 PSI / 0.6 Bar
55.4 Watts>
CRR: 0.01661
38.6 Watts>
CRR: 0.01157
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 Fat B NimbleJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fat B NimbleJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
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Verdict Not RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 2 / 55 / 5
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  • Panaracer Fat B Nimble
  • Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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