MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012 vs
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSpecialized
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceS-Works Fast Trak
Year 20122016
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 0012-4056
TPI 67120
Compound ORC60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 548 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi psi
Made In IndonesiaTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
29 x 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceS-Works Fast Trak
Measured Weight 548 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.3 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm3.1 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested1.70 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceS-Works Fast Trak
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 19.3 Watts22.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 20.9 Watts23.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 23.7 Watts24.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 27.9 Watts28.0 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.005790.00686
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.006260.00701
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.007100.00746
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.008360.00839
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceS-Works Fast Trak
Puncture Resistance Tread 10 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceS-Works Fast Trak
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4 / 53 / 5
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