MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017 vs
Vittoria AKA 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 TrailStar
  • Vittoria AKA
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Hans Dampf TrailStarAKA
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
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 11600298.02111.3A9.19.56.111HD
EAN
TPI 67120
Compound TrailStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 60-52256-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.352.20
Specified Weight 850 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure 23 psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 50 psi65 psi
Made In IndonesiaThailand
Available Sizes 29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
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Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
Vittoria AKA 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Hans Dampf TrailStarAKA
Specified Weight 850 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 840 grams685 grams
Measured Width Carcass 56 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 60 mm54 mm
Measured Height 55 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 3.8 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 6.0 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm0.55 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.90 mm2.40 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 Hans Dampf TrailStarAKA
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
35.6 Watts
CRR: 0.01067
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
36.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01082
36.3 Watts
CRR: 0.01088
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
38.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01154
38.0 Watts
CRR: 0.01139
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
44.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01334
40.7 Watts
CRR: 0.01220
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 TrailStarAKA
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Hans Dampf TrailStarAKA
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 2 / 51 / 5
Buy At
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
  • Vittoria AKA
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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