MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin 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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Year 20122017
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 11600385.02
EAN
TPI 67127
Compound ORCAddix Speed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 548 grams520 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi54 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
29x2.10
29x2.25
27.5x2.25
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Specified Weight 548 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 548 grams556 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm55 mm
Measured Height 52 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.3 mm2.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested1.60 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin 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
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
20.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00626
20.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00612
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
27.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00836
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
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 PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceRocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
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Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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