MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014

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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
  • Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Big One LiteSkin PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Year 20162014
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 1160080511600256.01
EAN
TPI 127127
Compound OneStarPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 60-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.352.25
Specified Weight 440 grams535 grams
Min Air Pressure 23 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 50 psi54 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29 x 2.3529 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
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Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
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Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Big One LiteSkin PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Specified Weight 440 grams535 grams
Measured Weight 458 grams534 grams
Measured Width Carcass 57 mm (un-round)55 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 57 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 0.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 0.5 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.10 mmNot Tested
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 Big One LiteSkin PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
21.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00635
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
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 Big One LiteSkin PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Big One LiteSkin PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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