MTB Tire Comparison:
Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015 vs
Vittoria AKA 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 Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
  • Vittoria AKA
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand SchwalbeVittoria
Model Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStarAKA
Year 20152015
Supplied By Supplied by SchwalbeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number 11600657111.3A9.19.56.111HD
EAN
TPI 67120
Compound PaceStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62256-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 575 grams690 grams
Min Air Pressure 26 psi35 psi
Max Air Pressure 54 psi65 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29 x 2.25
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.10
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
27.5 x 2.20
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Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
Vittoria AKA 2015
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Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar 2015
Vittoria AKA 2015

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStarAKA
Specified Weight 575 grams690 grams
Measured Weight 573 grams685 grams
Measured Width Carcass 54 mm (un-round)52 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 53 mm54 mm
Measured Height 51 mm (un-round)53 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 1.4 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.8 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.40 mm2.40 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 Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStarAKA
Spin Up Video No VideoNo Video
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
20.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00600
38.0 Watts
CRR: 0.01139
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
22.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00668
40.7 Watts
CRR: 0.01220
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 Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStarAKA
Puncture Resistance Tread 8 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStarAKA
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Highly RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 5 / 51 / 5
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  • Schwalbe Thunder Burt TL-E PaceStar
  • Vittoria AKA
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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