MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015 vs
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017

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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
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Year 20152017
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 1160066811600251.03
EAN
TPI 6767
Compound PaceStarAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 710 grams630 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi54 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 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
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.25
29x2.35
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Specified Weight 710 grams630 grams
Measured Weight 731 grams711 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm55 mm
Measured Height 53 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 3.6 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm1.05 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.75 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
20.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00609
22.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00662
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
25.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00749
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
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 TL-E PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 7 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStarRacing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar
  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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