Fat Bike Tire Comparison:
Surly Larry 27 TPI 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 27 TPI
  • VeeRubber Vee 8
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specs
Brand SurlyVeeRubber
Model Larry 27 TPIVee 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
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Manufacturer Part Number
TPI 27120
Compound
Bead WireFolding
ETRTO 102-559
Size Inch 26"26"
Width Inch 3.804.00
Specified Weight 1567 grams1390 grams
Min Air Pressure psi8 psi
Max Air Pressure 30 psi20 psi
Made In ChinaThailand
Available Sizes 26 x 3.80
26 x 4.00
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Surly Larry 27 TPI 2016
VeeRubber  Vee 8 2016
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Surly Larry 27 TPI 2016
VeeRubber  Vee 8 2016
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Surly Larry 27 TPI 2016
VeeRubber  Vee 8 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 559-65C, Pressure: 16 psi / 1.1 bar)
Model Larry 27 TPIVee 8
Measured Weight 1660 grams1385 grams
Measured Width Casing 95 mm95 mm
Measured Width Tread 92 mm90 mm
Measured Height 81 mm81 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 4.5 mm3.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.5 mm3.6 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.30 mm1.00 mm
Measured Carcass Thickness Center 2.90 mm2.20 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Larry 27 TPIVee 8
Inner Tube Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)Schwalbe SV13J (390 gr)
Rolling Resistance 20 psi 33.5 Watts27.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 16 psi 38.1 Watts29.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 12 psi 43.5 Watts35.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 8 psi 53.0 Watts45.8 Watts
CRR 20 psi / 1.4 Bar 0.010040.00809
CRR 16 psi / 1.1 Bar 0.011420.00875
CRR 12 psi / 0.8 Bar 0.013040.01055
CRR 8 psi / 0.6 Bar 0.015890.01373
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Larry 27 TPIVee 8
Puncture Resistance Tread 5 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 4 Points7 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Larry 27 TPIVee 8
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 54 / 5
Buy At
  • Surly Larry 27 TPI
  • VeeRubber Vee 8
Performance compared to all other fat bike tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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