MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017 vs
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 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 Addix Speed
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
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 SchwalbeSpecialized
Model Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix SpeedS-Works Fast Trak
Year 20172016
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 11600385.020012-4056
EAN
TPI 127120
Compound Addix Speed60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 520 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29x2.10
29x2.25
27.5x2.25
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 Addix Speed 2017
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix Speed 2017
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix SpeedS-Works Fast Trak
Specified Weight 520 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 556 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 55 mm54 mm
Measured Height 53 mm (un-round)52 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.4 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm3.1 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.60 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 Rocket Ron LiteSkin Addix SpeedS-Works Fast Trak
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
21.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00638
24.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00746
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
22.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00677
28.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00839
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 Addix SpeedS-Works Fast Trak
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


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

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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