MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015

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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
  • Maxxis Aspen EXO TR
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Aspen EXO TRRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Year 20192015
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 ETB9689550011600251.02
EAN 4717784032719
TPI 12067
Compound Dual CompoundPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 645 grams605 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi54 psi
Made In TaiwanIndonesia
Available Sizes 26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.25
29 x 2.35
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Aspen EXO TRRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Specified Weight 645 grams605 grams
Measured Weight 659 grams602 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm55 mm
Measured Height 55 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.1 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.3 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.00 mmNot Tested
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Aspen EXO TRRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
24.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00728
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
20.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00624
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
30.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00917
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
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 Aspen EXO TRRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Aspen EXO TRRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Maxxis Aspen EXO TR
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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