MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012 vs
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E 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 Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Nobby Nic PerformanceNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Year 20122015
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used UsedNew
Mileage 3000 km0 km
Price Range MedHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600668
EAN
TPI 6767
Compound ORCPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 600 grams710 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi54 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.35
29 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.35
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.35
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
29 x 2.60
29 x 2.35
29 x 2.25
27.5 x 3.00
27.5 x 2.80
27.5 x 2.60
27.5 x 2.35
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.35
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Nobby Nic PerformanceNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Specified Weight 600 grams710 grams
Measured Weight 605 grams731 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm55 mm
Measured Height 54 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 3.2 mm3.6 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 5.0 mm4.7 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested1.80 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 Nobby Nic PerformanceNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
20.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00609
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
25.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00755
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
25.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00749
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 Nobby Nic PerformanceNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Nobby Nic PerformanceNobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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