MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

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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 SpeedGrip
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGripRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Year 20172015
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 1160101511600385.01
EAN
TPI 67127
Compound Addix SpeedGripPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 630 grams520 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi54 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 27.5x2.25
29x2.25
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 3.00
27.5 x 2.80
27.5 x 2.60
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGripRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Specified Weight 630 grams520 grams
Measured Weight 609 grams540 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 54 mm55 mm
Measured Height 51 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.3 mm4.4 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.65 mm1.70 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 SpeedGripRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
25.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00773
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
28.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00860
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
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 SpeedGripRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGripRocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Racing Ralph TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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