Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016 vs
Surly Larry 27 TPI 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
  • Panaracer Fat B Nimble
  • Surly Larry 27 TPI
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand PanaracerSurly
Model Fat B NimbleLarry 27 TPI
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 12027
Compound
Bead FoldingWire
ETRTO 97-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 4.003.80
Specified Weight 1180 grams1567 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 20 psi30 psi
Made In ChinaChina
Available Sizes 29 x 3.00
27.5 x 3.50
26 x 4.00
26 x 3.80
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Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016
Surly Larry 27 TPI 2016
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Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016
Surly Larry 27 TPI 2016
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Panaracer Fat B Nimble 2016
Surly Larry 27 TPI 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fat B NimbleLarry 27 TPI
Specified Weight 1180 grams1567 grams
Measured Weight 1135 grams1660 grams
Measured Width Casing 94 mm95 mm
Measured Width Tread 94 mm92 mm
Measured Height 81 mm81 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.0 mm4.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.5 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm1.30 mm
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 2.40 mm2.90 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 Fat B NimbleLarry 27 TPI
Inner Tube Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)
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Rolling Resistance
20 PSI / 1.4 Bar
35.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01076
33.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01004
Rolling Resistance
16 PSI / 1.1 Bar
38.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01142
38.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01142
Rolling Resistance
12 PSI / 0.8 Bar
43.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01304
43.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01304
Rolling Resistance
8 PSI / 0.6 Bar
55.4 Watts>
CRR: 0.01661
53.0 Watts>
CRR: 0.01589
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 Fat B NimbleLarry 27 TPI
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points5 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fat B NimbleLarry 27 TPI
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Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2 / 52 / 5
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  • Panaracer Fat B Nimble
  • Surly Larry 27 TPI
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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