MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 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 Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStarRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Year 20152017
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 11600251.0211601018
EAN
TPI 6767
Compound PaceStarAddix SpeedGrip
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 605 grams610 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi54 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 29 x 2.35
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.60
27.5x2.80
27.5x3.00
29x2.25
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStarRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Specified Weight 605 grams610 grams
Measured Weight 602 grams606 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested1.00 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested1.30 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-E PaceStarRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
20.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00624
24.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00740
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
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-E PaceStarRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStarRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 54 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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