MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar 2017 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

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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 Hans Dampf PaceStar
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin 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 Hans Dampf PaceStarRocket Ron LiteSkin 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
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600362.0211600385.01
EAN
TPI 67127
Compound PaceStarPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 60-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.352.25
Specified Weight 850 grams520 grams
Min Air Pressure 23 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 50 psi54 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
29x2.25
29x2.10
27.5x3.00
27.5x2.80
27.5x2.60
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
26x2.25
26x2.10
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Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Hans Dampf PaceStarRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Specified Weight 850 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 815 grams540 grams
Measured Width Carcass 56 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 60 mm55 mm
Measured Height 55 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 3.8 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 5.8 mm4.4 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.85 mm1.70 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 Hans Dampf PaceStarRocket Ron LiteSkin 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
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
27.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00812
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
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 Results (higher is better)
Model Hans Dampf PaceStarRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Total Puncture Score Tread 29 Points31 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 1.85 mm1.7 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Hans Dampf PaceStarRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 5.0 / 55.0 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf PaceStar
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin 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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