MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017 vs
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0 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 Addix Speed
  • Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Year 20172017
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 11600251.03111.3M3.32.55.611HD
EAN
TPI 67120
Compound Addix Speed4C G+
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 630 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi29 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi58 psi
Made In IndonesiaThailand
Available Sizes 26x2.25
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.25
29x2.35
29x2.35
29x2.25,29x2.10
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.10
26x2.10
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0 2017
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0 2017
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed 2017
Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Specified Weight 630 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 711 grams712 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm55 mm
Measured Height 52 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.6 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.3 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.05 mm0.75 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.75 mm1.90 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 Addix SpeedMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
22.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00662
19.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00582
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
20.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00603
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
24.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00719
21.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00647
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
24.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00737
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 Addix SpeedMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points9 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedMezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix Speed
  • Vittoria Mezcal TNT G+ 1.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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