MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Force AM 2017 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSchwalbe
Model Force AMRacing Ralph Performance
Year 20172012
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewUsed
Mileage 0 km3000 km
Price Range HighMed
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Part Number N/A
TPI 3x6067
Compound Gum-X3DORC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 760 grams548 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi65 psi
Made In ThailandIndonesia
Available Sizes 26x2.25
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
29x2.25
29x2.35
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Force AMRacing Ralph Performance
Measured Weight 781 grams548 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 58 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm1.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.0 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.10 mmNot Tested


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Force AMRacing Ralph Performance
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 30.8 Watts19.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 31.7 Watts20.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 33.6 Watts23.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 37.4 Watts27.9 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.009230.00579
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.009500.00626
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.010070.00710
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.011210.00836
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Force AMRacing Ralph Performance
Puncture Resistance Tread 1010
Puncture Resistance Side 7Not Tested


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Force AMRacing Ralph Performance
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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