MTB Tire Comparison:
Michelin Jet XCR 2020 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 Jet XCR
  • 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 Jet XCRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
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 49225611600492.02
EAN 3528704922567
TPI 3x15067
Compound Gum-X2DAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 600 grams610 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 58 psi54 psi
Made In ThailandIndonesia
Available Sizes 27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Michelin Jet XCR 2020
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Jet XCRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Specified Weight 600 grams610 grams
Measured Weight 627 grams674 grams
Measured Width Carcass 56 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 57 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.8 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.95 mm1.10 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.40 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 XCRRocket 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
25.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00752
23.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00689
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
23.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00698
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
24.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00728
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
33.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00995
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
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 XCRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Jet XCRRocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
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Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 54 / 5
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  • Michelin Jet XCR
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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