MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015 vs
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

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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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
  • Specialized S-Works Ground Control
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSpecialized
Model Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStarS-Works Ground Control
Year 20152016
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 11600385.010012-5007
EAN
TPI 127120
Compound PaceStar60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62258-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.30
Specified Weight 520 grams650 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi25 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi50 psi
Made In IndonesiaTaiwan
Available Sizes 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
29 x 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar 2015
Specialized S-Works Ground Control 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStarS-Works Ground Control
Specified Weight 520 grams650 grams
Measured Weight 540 grams686 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm56 mm
Measured Height 53 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm3.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.4 mm4.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.45 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.70 mm1.80 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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStarS-Works Ground Control
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
19.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00591
24.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00740
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
20.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00606
25.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00764
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
21.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00629
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
31.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00938
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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStarS-Works Ground Control
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStarS-Works Ground Control
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommended
Rating 5 / 53 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin PaceStar
  • Specialized S-Works Ground Control
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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