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

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStarMezcal
Year 20152017
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600251.02111.3M3.19.55.111HD
EAN
TPI 67120
Compound PaceStar4C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 605 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi29 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi58 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
29x2.25
29x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
Vittoria Mezcal 2017
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar 2015
Vittoria Mezcal 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStarMezcal
Specified Weight 605 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 602 grams681 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Not Tested0.60 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center Not Tested2.40 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStarMezcal
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
25.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00770
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
20.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00624
28.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00851
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
30.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00926
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 PaceStarMezcal
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 6 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStarMezcal
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E PaceStar
  • Vittoria Mezcal
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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