Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
Surly Larry 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
  • Surly Larry
  • 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 SurlyVeeRubber
Model LarryVee 8
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 HighMed
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number
TPI 120120
Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 102-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 3.804.00
Specified Weight 1256 grams1390 grams
Min Air Pressure psi8 psi
Max Air Pressure 30 psi20 psi
Made In ChinaThailand
Available Sizes 26 x 4.70
26 x 3.80
26 x 4.00
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Surly Larry 2016
VeeRubber  Vee 8 2016
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Surly Larry 2016
VeeRubber  Vee 8 2016
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Surly Larry 2016
VeeRubber  Vee 8 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 559-65C, Pressure: 16 psi / 1.1 bar)
Model LarryVee 8
Specified Weight 1256 grams1390 grams
Measured Weight 1212 grams1385 grams
Measured Width Casing 93 mm95 mm
Measured Width Tread 90 mm90 mm
Measured Height 80 mm81 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.5 mm3.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.5 mm3.6 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.90 mm1.00 mm
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 2.50 mm2.20 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model LarryVee 8
Inner Tube Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
20 PSI / 1.4 Bar
30.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00908
27.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00809
Rolling Resistance
16 PSI / 1.1 Bar
32.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00986
29.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00875
Rolling Resistance
12 PSI / 0.8 Bar
37.7 Watts
CRR: 0.01130
35.2 Watts
CRR: 0.01055
Rolling Resistance
8 PSI / 0.6 Bar
48.4 Watts>
CRR: 0.01451
45.8 Watts>
CRR: 0.01373
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 LarryVee 8
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model LarryVee 8
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
Buy At
  • Surly Larry
  • VeeRubber Vee 8
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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