MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014 vs
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 2019

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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 Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
  • Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStarMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Year 20142019
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 11600256.0111A.00.037
EAN 8022530017831
TPI 127120
Compound PaceStar4C G+ 2.0
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 535 grams725 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi psi
Made In IndonesiaThailand
Available Sizes 29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
29x2.10
29x2.25
29x2.35
29x2.60
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
26x2.10
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar 2014
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStarMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Specified Weight 535 grams725 grams
Measured Weight 534 grams718 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm55 mm
Measured Height 53 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.3 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested2.10 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 Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStarMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
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
19.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00573
21.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00635
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
22.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00665
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
21.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00635
24.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00722
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
23.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00716
28.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00839
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 Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStarMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStarMezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-R PaceStar
  • Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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