Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017 vs
Surly Larry 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
  • Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin
  • Surly Larry
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SchwalbeSurly
Model Jumbo Jim SnakeSkinLarry
Year 20172016
Supplied By Bought in storeBought 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 11600715
TPI 127120
Compound PaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 100-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 4.003.80
Specified Weight 1090 grams1256 grams
Min Air Pressure 5 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 30 psi30 psi
Made In IndonesiaChina
Available Sizes 26 x 4.80
26 x 4.40
26 x 4.00
26 x 4.70
26 x 3.80
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Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
Surly Larry 2016
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Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
Surly Larry 2016
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Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin 2017
Surly Larry 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Jumbo Jim SnakeSkinLarry
Specified Weight 1090 grams1256 grams
Measured Weight 1164 grams1212 grams
Measured Width Casing 97 mm93 mm
Measured Width Tread 99 mm90 mm
Measured Height 84 mm80 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 3.4 mm4.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.5 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.05 mm0.90 mm
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 1.65 mm2.50 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 Jumbo Jim SnakeSkinLarry
Inner Tube Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)
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Rolling Resistance
20 PSI / 1.4 Bar
23.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00695
30.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00908
Rolling Resistance
16 PSI / 1.1 Bar
24.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00743
32.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00986
Rolling Resistance
12 PSI / 0.8 Bar
29.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00875
37.7 Watts
CRR: 0.01130
Rolling Resistance
8 PSI / 0.6 Bar
38.6 Watts>
CRR: 0.01157
48.4 Watts>
CRR: 0.01451
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 Jumbo Jim SnakeSkinLarry
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points4 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Jumbo Jim SnakeSkinLarry
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Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Jumbo Jim SnakeSkin
  • Surly Larry
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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