MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

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Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Nobby Nic PerformanceRacing Ralph Performance
Year 20122012
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used UsedUsed
Mileage 3000 km3000 km
Price Range MedMed
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Manufacturer Part Number
EAN
TPI 6767
Compound ORCORC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 600 grams548 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 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 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Nobby Nic PerformanceRacing Ralph Performance
Specified Weight 600 grams548 grams
Measured Weight 605 grams548 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm54 mm
Measured Height 54 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 3.2 mm1.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 5.0 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not TestedNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not TestedNot 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 Nobby Nic PerformanceRacing Ralph Performance
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
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
25.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00755
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
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 Nobby Nic PerformanceRacing Ralph Performance
Puncture Resistance Tread 12 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Not TestedNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Nobby Nic PerformanceRacing Ralph Performance
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 54 / 5
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