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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Jumbo Jim LiteSkin PaceStarJumbo 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 1160071411600715
TPI 127127
Compound PaceStarPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 100-559100-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 4.004.00
Specified Weight 990 grams1090 grams
Min Air Pressure 5 psi5 psi
Max Air Pressure 30 psi30 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 26 x 4.80
26 x 4.40
26 x 4.00
26 x 4.80
26 x 4.40
26 x 4.00
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Schwalbe Jumbo Jim LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
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Schwalbe Jumbo Jim LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
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Schwalbe Jumbo Jim LiteSkin PaceStar 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 Jumbo Jim LiteSkin PaceStarJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Specified Weight 990 grams1090 grams
Measured Weight 1079 grams1164 grams
Measured Width Casing 95 mm97 mm
Measured Width Tread 98 mm99 mm
Measured Height 84 mm84 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 3.7 mm3.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.8 mm6.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.55 mm1.05 mm
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 1.65 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 Jumbo Jim LiteSkin PaceStarJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Inner Tube Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
20 PSI / 1.4 Bar
23.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00698
23.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00695
Rolling Resistance
16 PSI / 1.1 Bar
24.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00740
24.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00743
Rolling Resistance
12 PSI / 0.8 Bar
28.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00860
29.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00875
Rolling Resistance
8 PSI / 0.6 Bar
36.9 Watts>
CRR: 0.01106
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 Jumbo Jim LiteSkin PaceStarJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Jumbo Jim LiteSkin PaceStarJumbo Jim SnakeSkin
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Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Jumbo Jim LiteSkin PaceStar
  • Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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