MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Jet XCR 2020 vs
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 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 Jet XCR
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MichelinSchwalbe
Model Jet XCRHans Dampf TrailStar
Year 20202017
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 49225611600298.02
EAN 3528704922567
TPI 3x15067
Compound Gum-X2DTrailStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62260-522
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.35
Specified Weight 600 grams850 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi50 psi
Made In ThailandIndonesia
Available Sizes 27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Jet XCRHans Dampf TrailStar
Specified Weight 600 grams850 grams
Measured Weight 627 grams840 grams
Measured Width Carcass 56 mm56 mm
Measured Width Tread 57 mm60 mm
Measured Height 54 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.8 mm3.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.90 mm
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 Jet XCRHans Dampf TrailStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
25.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00752
34.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01046
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
36.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01082
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
38.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01154
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
33.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00995
44.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01334
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 Jet XCRHans Dampf TrailStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Jet XCRHans Dampf TrailStar
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Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2 / 52 / 5
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  • Michelin Jet XCR
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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