MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017 vs
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
Pro Members get 9-point radar charts

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeSchwalbeSchwalbe
Model Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Year 201720172017
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km0 km
Price Range HighHighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600385.0211600492.0211601018
EAN
TPI 1276767
Compound Addix SpeedAddix SpeedAddix SpeedGrip
Bead FoldingFoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.252.25
Specified Weight 520 grams610 grams610 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi26 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi54 psi54 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29x2.10
29x2.25
27.5x2.25
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.60
27.5x2.80
27.5x3.00
29x2.25
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed 2017
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Specified Weight 520 grams610 grams610 grams
Measured Weight 556 grams674 grams606 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 55 mm55 mm54 mm
Measured Height 53 mm (un-round)51 mm (un-round)51 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.4 mm2.5 mm2.4 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm4.5 mm4.3 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.60 mm1.40 mm1.30 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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
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Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
24.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00728
24.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00740
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
26.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00800
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
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 Results (higher is better)
Model Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Total Puncture Score Tread 22 Points22 Points20 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 1.6 mm1.4 mm1.3 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedRocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Full Review Full ReviewFull ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedRecommendedRecommended
Rating 5.0 / 54.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix Speed
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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