MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012 vs
Vittoria AKA 2015

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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 SchwalbeVittoria
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceAKA
Year 20122015
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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Part Number N/A111.3A9.19.56.111HD
TPI 67120
Compound ORC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62256-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 548 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 65 psi65 psi
Made In IndonesiaThailand
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 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph Performance 2012
Vittoria AKA 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceAKA
Measured Weight 548 grams685 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 1.3 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.55 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested2.40 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceAKA
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 19.3 Watts35.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 20.9 Watts36.3 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 23.7 Watts38.0 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 27.9 Watts40.7 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.005790.01067
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.006260.01088
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.007100.01139
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.008360.01220
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceAKA
Puncture Resistance Tread 1012
Puncture Resistance Side Not Tested7


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Racing Ralph PerformanceAKA
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 4 / 51 / 5
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