MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin 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
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
Pro Members get 9-point radar charts

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStarRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Year 20152015
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 1160066811600385.01
EAN
TPI 67127
Compound PaceStarPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 710 grams520 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi54 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
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
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 3.00
27.5 x 2.80
27.5 x 2.60
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStar 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Nobby Nic TL-E PaceStarRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Specified Weight 710 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 731 grams540 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 55 mm55 mm
Measured Height 53 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 3.6 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.7 mm4.4 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.80 mm1.70 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 TL-E PaceStarRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
22.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00671
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
25.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00749
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
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 PaceStarRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


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

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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