MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015 vs
Vittoria Barzo 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-E PaceStar
  • Vittoria Barzo 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-E PaceStarBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Year 20152019
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 11600251.0211A.00.016
EAN 8022530017411
TPI 67120
Compound PaceStar4C G+ 2.0
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 605 grams680 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi psi
Made In IndonesiaThailand
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
29x2.10
29x2.25
29x2.35
29x2.60
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
26x2.10
26x2.25
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStarBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Specified Weight 605 grams680 grams
Measured Weight 602 grams717 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm55 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested2.30 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 PaceStarBarzo 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
18.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00558
23.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00707
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
24.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00734
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
20.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00624
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
30.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00899
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 PaceStarBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points6 Points

Conclusion


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


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