MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

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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 TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Hans Dampf TrailStarRacing Ralph Performance
Year 20172012
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewUsed
Mileage 0 km3000 km
Price Range HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600298.02
EAN
TPI 6767
Compound TrailStarORC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 60-52257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.352.25
Specified Weight 850 grams548 grams
Min Air Pressure 23 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 50 psi65 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Hans Dampf TrailStarRacing Ralph Performance
Specified Weight 850 grams548 grams
Measured Weight 840 grams548 grams
Measured Width Carcass 56 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 60 mm54 mm
Measured Height 55 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 3.8 mm1.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.0 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 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 Hans Dampf TrailStarRacing Ralph Performance
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
34.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01046
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
36.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01082
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
38.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01154
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
44.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01334
27.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00836
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 Hans Dampf TrailStarRacing Ralph Performance
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Hans Dampf TrailStarRacing Ralph Performance
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 54 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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