MTB Tire Comparison:
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015 vs
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 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
  • Kenda Small Block Eight
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand KendaSchwalbe
Model Small Block EightHans Dampf TrailStar
Year 20152017
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number K1047 21250911600298.02
TPI 12067
Compound DTCTrailStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 54-62260-522
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.102.35
Specified Weight 580 grams850 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 80 psi50 psi
Made In TaiwanIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.1029x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
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Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Small Block EightHans Dampf TrailStar
Measured Weight 589 grams840 grams
Measured Width Carcass 50 mm56 mm
Measured Width Tread 50 mm60 mm
Measured Height 50 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm3.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.50 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.40 mm1.90 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Small Block EightHans Dampf TrailStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 25.5 Watts34.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 27.0 Watts36.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 30.2 Watts38.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 35.6 Watts44.5 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.007640.01046
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008090.01082
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.009050.01154
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.010670.01334
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Small Block EightHans Dampf TrailStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Small Block EightHans Dampf TrailStar
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Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2 / 52 / 5
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  • Kenda Small Block Eight
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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