Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
Specialized Fast Trak Fat 2016 vs
VeeRubber Vee 8 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
  • Specialized Fast Trak Fat
  • VeeRubber Vee 8
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specs
Brand SpecializedVeeRubber
Model Fast Trak FatVee 8
Year 20162016
Supplied By Bought in store
Sponsored by
Wolf Tooth Components
Bought in store
Sponsored by
Wolf Tooth Components
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighMed
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number
TPI 120120
Compound 60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 100-559102-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 4.004.00
Specified Weight 0 grams1390 grams
Min Air Pressure psi8 psi
Max Air Pressure 15 psi20 psi
Made In ChinaThailand
Available Sizes 26 x 4.00
26 x 4.00
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Specialized Fast Trak Fat 2016
VeeRubber  Vee 8 2016
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Specialized Fast Trak Fat 2016
VeeRubber  Vee 8 2016
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Specialized Fast Trak Fat 2016
VeeRubber  Vee 8 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Fast Trak FatVee 8
Specified Weight 0 grams1390 grams
Measured Weight 1189 grams1385 grams
Measured Width Casing 95 mm95 mm
Measured Width Tread 98 mm90 mm
Measured Height 82 mm81 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 3.2 mm3.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.8 mm3.6 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.50 mm1.00 mm
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 1.80 mm2.20 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 Fast Trak FatVee 8
Inner Tube Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
20 PSI / 1.4 Bar
26.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00779
27.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00809
Rolling Resistance
16 PSI / 1.1 Bar
28.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00860
29.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00875
Rolling Resistance
12 PSI / 0.8 Bar
34.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01022
35.2 Watts
CRR: 0.01055
Rolling Resistance
8 PSI / 0.6 Bar
43.4 Watts>
CRR: 0.01301
45.8 Watts>
CRR: 0.01373
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 Fast Trak FatVee 8
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Fast Trak FatVee 8
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
Buy At
  • Specialized Fast Trak Fat
  • VeeRubber Vee 8
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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