MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Force AM 2017 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 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
  • Michelin Force AM
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSchwalbe
Model Force AMRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Year 20172017
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 11601015
EAN
TPI 3x6067
Compound Gum-X3DAddix SpeedGrip
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 760 grams630 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi54 psi
Made In ThailandIndonesia
Available Sizes 26x2.25
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
29x2.25
29x2.35
27.5x2.25
29x2.25
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Force AMRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Specified Weight 760 grams630 grams
Measured Weight 781 grams609 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 58 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.0 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mm0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.10 mm1.65 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Force AMRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 30.8 Watts24.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 31.7 Watts24.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 33.6 Watts25.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 37.4 Watts28.7 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.009230.00719
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.009500.00734
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.010070.00773
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.011210.00860
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Force AMRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Force AMRacing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Michelin Force AM
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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