MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Force XC 2017 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015

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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 XCRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Year 20172015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number 11600251.02
TPI 3x11067
Compound Gum-X3DPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 670 grams605 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi54 psi
Made In ThailandIndonesia
Available Sizes 26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
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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Michelin Force XC 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Michelin Force XC 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Michelin Force XC 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Force XCRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Measured Weight 660 grams602 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 58 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.3 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 5.0 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.90 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mmNot Tested


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Force XCRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 29.6 Watts18.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 30.6 Watts19.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 32.2 Watts20.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 35.3 Watts24.0 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.008870.00558
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.009170.00579
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.009650.00624
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.010580.00719
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Force XCRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 107
Puncture Resistance Side 66


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Force XCRacing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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