MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip 2019 vs
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E 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 Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip
  • Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGripThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Year 20192015
Supplied By Bought in storeSupplied by Schwalbe
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 1160110011600657
EAN 4026495843812
TPI 6767
Compound Addix SpeedGripPaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 625 grams575 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi54 psi
Made In IndonesiaIndonesia
Available Sizes 26x2.25
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
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Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip 2019
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip 2019
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
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Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip 2019
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGripThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Specified Weight 625 grams575 grams
Measured Weight 615 grams573 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 56 mm53 mm
Measured Height 51 mm51 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.6 mm1.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.3 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 1.00 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.60 mm1.40 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGripThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
22.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00662
18.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00555
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
23.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00689
19.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00579
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
25.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00749
20.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00600
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
28.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00848
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
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 Ray TLE Addix SpeedGripThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points6 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGripThunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 4 / 55 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Racing Ray TLE Addix SpeedGrip
  • Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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