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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSchwalbe
Model Force AMRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
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 11600492.02
EAN
TPI 3x6067
Compound Gum-X3DAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 760 grams610 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
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Michelin Force AM 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Force AMRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Specified Weight 760 grams610 grams
Measured Weight 781 grams674 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 58 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.0 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mm1.10 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.10 mm1.40 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Force AMRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
23.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00689
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
31.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00950
23.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00698
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
33.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01007
24.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00728
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
37.4 Watts
CRR: 0.01121
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
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 Force AMRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Force AMRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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  • Michelin Force AM
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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