MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017 vs
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019

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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 TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
  • Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGripBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Year 20172019
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 1160101811A.00.016
EAN 8022530017411
TPI 67120
Compound Addix SpeedGrip4C G+ 2.0
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 610 grams680 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 27.5x2.25
27.5x2.60
27.5x2.80
27.5x3.00
29x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
29x2.35
29x2.60
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
26x2.10
26x2.25
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019
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Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip 2017
Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGripBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Specified Weight 610 grams680 grams
Measured Weight 606 grams717 grams
Measured Width Carcass 53 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 54 mm55 mm
Measured Height 51 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.4 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.3 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.30 mm2.30 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 TL-E Addix SpeedGripBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
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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
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Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
24.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00740
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
30.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00899
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 TL-E Addix SpeedGripBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Total Puncture Score Tread 20 Points37 Points
Total Puncture Score Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Tread Total Tire Thickness 1.3 mm2.3 mm
Sidewall Puncture Force Sharp Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Puncture Force Blunt Needle Members OnlyMembers Only
Sidewall Total Tire Thickness Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGripBarzo TNT G+ 2.0
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 4.0 / 54.0 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL-E Addix SpeedGrip
  • Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 2.0
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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