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    Maxxis Ardent Race 2.2 3C EXO TR (claimed 720g) - 744g
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    I couldn't give up on the Nobby Nic... ordered from a new supplier:

    NN 2.25 Snakeskin Pacestar (710g claimed):
    1. 683g
    2. 689g

    !!! So light ones do exist !!!
    It's absolutely insane that I've personally weighed these tyres with 67g swing. Maybe the new compounds will have better tolerances?

    Got some Rocket Rons too ...

    RR 2.25 Snakeskin Pacestar (610g claimed):
    1. 634g
    2. 638g

    Both lighter than my last one!

    Happy with that lot.

    FWIW the Continental X-King Protection 2.2 is an utterly dreadful tyre. It looks and feels like plastic. Even at dangerously low pressures for me (rear @ 24psi) it felt very harsh - worse than Schwalbe Double Defence - and seemed to roll worse than DD's too, with no noticeable grip advantage over a Racing Ralph. It leaked sealant through the sidewalls too. Maybe it might last for ages, or be totally bullet proof, but I'll never know because I just couldn't wait to get it off the bike.
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    New RaRa Addix speed 29x2.25's.
    You couldn't have this happen if you tried but both of mine weighed exactly the same! I even tried tricking the scale with other tires in between.

    (part number/sku)
    11600251.03 57-622 (29 x 2.25 ) SnakeSkin, TL Easy Addix Speed

    Claimed weight 630g
    Both of mine were 638g dead on the money.

    Also I put some calipers on them. I have the older enve XC 29 rims. They are narrow as #$%^. My 2.2 specialized fast traks would come in at 1.99. These rara come in at 2.11 which is damn good for how narrow these xc29 rims make tires. On a more modern rim I am sure they will measure to 2.25 or even more.
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    How's the new compound, where did you buy them from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ketzal View Post
    How's the new compound, where did you buy them from?
    Ordered them directly from schwalbe via my LBS. You can order them now straight from Schwalbe.

    I personally don't notice any difference between previous rara's. I'd say at the same PSI these feel a "little" softer in the since of more plush. Not like softer as in the same psi I am not dinging my rims.

    I am more interested in their supposed "longer life". I always liked rara's but at their price and literally the side knobs would tear after about 3-4 rides I just couldn't keep on buying them. I had switched to specialized s works tires because they were so light and nice tpi and great value. Now that they don't make s works any more and their new tires are big turds, i've gone back to try rara's. Spesh dropped the ball with their new "gripton" version of their tires. They are literally 250g heavier than previous fast traks and only 60tpi now.

    I'll let you know after a few weeks of riding these. These are on my race tires so they wont see that much use, but if it looks like they really addressed their durability issues then I'll start putting these on my training wheelset.

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    Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.3 3C/EXO/TR

    825 claimed - 872 weighed :-(

    Maxxis up to Schwalbe tricks with that one. Disappointing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by llatsni View Post
    Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.3 3C/EXO/TR

    825 claimed - 872 weighed :-(

    Maxxis up to Schwalbe tricks with that one. Disappointing.
    29" tyre... What did you expect?

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    Maxxis Forekaster 2.35 EXO/TR

    735 claimed - 757.3g weighed.

    Not too far off. Happy with it. Thread looks like some sort of mashup of a Nobby Nic and a Rocket Ron - a good thing in my book.
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    2017 Fast Track grid 29x2.3, claimed & actual 740g

    2017 Fast Track control 29x2.3, claimed & actual 700g...
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    Schwalbe Nobby Nic 29x2.6 snakeskin pacestar
    Advertized: 855g Actual: 736g (not a typo)

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    Quote Originally Posted by JGL View Post
    Schwalbe Nobby Nic 29x2.6 snakeskin pacestar
    Advertized: 855g Actual: 736g (not a typo)
    That seems crazy. The only one I can find listed now @ 2.6 shows the revamped Addix compound, advertized @ 950g:

    Size:
    ETRTO 65-622 (29 x 2.60 Inch)
    Type:
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    Compound:
    Addix Speedgrip
    Execution:
    SnakeSkin, TL Easy, Apex
    Color:
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    Skin:
    Snake
    Weight:
    950 g (34 oz)
    Pressure:
    1.50 - 2.60 Bar (20 - 38 psi)
    Maximum load:
    115 kg
    EPI:
    67
    Profil:
    HS463
    Article number:
    11601025
    EAN:
    4026495814843

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    I got it from planet cyclery via ebay.

    2017 Schwalbe Nobby Nic EVO 29x2.60 PaceStar PSC TLE SnakeSkin 2.6 Tubeless Easy

    SKU: TIR2507-418

    I bought a couple earlier this year from Germany that were 810 and 790 grams. I saw the Addix version coming and wanted another that was more in the 800g range... but 736? It has me worried that they left out some parts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JGL View Post
    I got it from planet cyclery via ebay.

    2017 Schwalbe Nobby Nic EVO 29x2.60 PaceStar PSC TLE SnakeSkin 2.6 Tubeless Easy

    SKU: TIR2507-418

    I bought a couple earlier this year from Germany that were 810 and 790 grams. I saw the Addix version coming and wanted another that was more in the 800g range... but 736? It has me worried that they left out some parts.
    wow - if it has all its lugs, a bead, and is generally opaque in nature, you might be able to flip that one for more $$! 120g is nothing to sneeze at.
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    ONZA Canis 29x2.25 Skinwall:

    Front = 670g
    Rear = 668g

    Do not run this tire below 20psi. It actually performs best between 29-34psi. Looks like Racing Ralph.... grips like Ikon 2.35." Skinwall casing feels supple like a 120tpi one. Very fast on straights even rock gardens. Dry loose conditions is where this baby shines. My legs are loving it again. Get the Nino retro 90s look, without going full Dugast sew-ups.

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    The NEW spech ground control grid 2.3 - 849g

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    29x2.25 onza canis Skinwall - 726g
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    Schwalbe rocket ron evo snakeskin 29x2.25: 676/682g.
    Schwalbe racing ralph evo snakeskin 29x2.25: 646g.
    Schwalbe thunder burt snakeskin 29x2.1: 490g(?).
    Specialized fast trak 2bliss (new) 29x2.3: 686/705g.
    Old fast trak 29x2.2 631g.
    Specialized renegade 2bliss (new) 29x2.1: 571g.
    Old renegade 29x1.95 604g.

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    2.35 hans dampf addix soft, snakeskin, tle - 915g.

    Casing width is 60mm on a 25mm internal rim.

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    Schwalbe Rocket Ron AddixSpeed LiteSkin 2.25 - 564 gr (adv. 520)

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    Panaracer Fat B Nimble 29x3.0

    Factory Specs are: 29×3.00 / 76-622/ Folding / 765g

    My weights for two: 737g /739g

    I measure the casing width (new tire) to be about 62.5mm @ 40 psi or about 60.5mm @ 16 psi mounted with tube on i24 rims. These are MUCH smaller than their designation - which is good or bad depending on what one is looking for. Essentially, they are a true 2.4 to 2.5ish width.

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    Schwalbe Rocket Ron 29x2.25 Snakeskin Addix Speed - 676g (advertised 610g)

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    Vittoria Mezcal 29x2.25 G+ 710 grams actual.

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    For future reference, thought I'd post this here. I randomly came across this site that measures rolling resistance across several tire brands:
    https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/

    If you are shopping for tires, you may be interested in this data, in addition to posted weights.

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    WTB Ranger 29"x2.25 - 724g and 720g

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrDon View Post
    Bontrager SE4 Team Issue 2.4 - 918gm


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    Bontrager SE4 Team Issue 29x2.4 910 grams 905 grams claimed
    Bontrager XR4 Team Issue 29x2.4 790 grams 780 grams claimed

    Mounted on new Bonty Line 30 Elite wheels with their rim strip and a floor pump no problem and holding at 50psi. Excellent system.
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    specialized ground control grid 2.3, 866g

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    Pity Schwalbe's ADDIX Speed compound is SLOWER than the old Pacestar compound (according to bicyclerollingresistance.com tests), which is contrary to the company's claims. They also claimed the ADDIX Speed and Speed Grip has markedly better durability and grip (particularly the Speed Grip version), but those claims must be brought into question after the failure of their claims about lower rolling resistance. I had high hopes, but will now find it hard to trust the company again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonDP View Post
    Pity Schwalbe's ADDIX Speed compound is SLOWER than the old Pacestar compound (according to bicyclerollingresistance.com tests), which is contrary to the company's claims. They also claimed the ADDIX Speed and Speed Grip has markedly better durability and grip (particularly the Speed Grip version), but those claims must be brought into question after the failure of their claims about lower rolling resistance. I had high hopes, but will now find it hard to trust the company again.
    Well, here's something to consider:

    A very slightly slower rolling tire can be faster overall than a faster rolling tire if it grips better in turns.

    I mean, I know that I'm faster overall on NN 2.25/RaRa 2.25 than RaRa front and rear, despite the RaRa rolling faster.

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    Continental Cross King RaceSport 2.2 - 560 gr (adv. 555)

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    Well, I just rolled the Schwalbe dice and lost...

    Nobby Nic 29x2.35" Snakeskinn TLE Addix Speedgrip.
    Claimed weight: 765g
    Actual weight: 839g(+74g)

    Magic Mary 29x2.35" Snakeskin TLE Addix Soft
    Claimed weight: 885g
    Actual weight: 937g(+52g)

    Do I win some kind of prize, or what?

    Sharp contrast to my older...
    Nobby Nic 29x2.25" Snakeskin TLE Pacestar
    Claimed weight: 710g
    Actual weight: 718g(+8g)

    and new version(mismarked 2.55")...
    Bontrager XR4 29x2.4" Team Issue
    Claimed weight: 780g
    Actual weight: 789g(+9g)

    and...
    Bontrager XR3 29x2.2" Team Issue
    Claimed weight: 695g<<current claimed weight, my memory's not so great, but could have sworn they were previously listed at 680?
    Actual weight: 681g(-14)

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    Generally speaking comparing the same sizes and types, which are lighter, the Schwalbe Racing Ralph’s or the Maxxis Ikon ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Boz View Post
    Generally speaking comparing the same sizes and types, which are lighter, the Schwalbe Racing Ralph’s or the Maxxis Ikon ?
    Um... that’s what the spreadsheet is for. Have a look.
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    Time to stop believing the hype and start doing some science.
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    Bontrager XR4 team issue 29x2.6
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    Spec ground control grid 2bliss ready. 29x2.3. 866g

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    Vittoria Barzo TNT G+ 29x2.25 = 749 (720adv), 29x2.35 = 762 (745adv).

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    Two Maxxis Aspen 29x2.25" EXO/TR/3C tyres (advertised weight: 645g) from 2018 Scott Spark RC:
    1) 678g (+33g)
    2) 642g (-3g)

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    2.35 Ikon, 2.4 Ardent

    Not sure what the advertised weight is but don't mind a little extra. Less sealant is required for the thicker ones so it evens out. 706, 887 gm.
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    Four Vittoria Mezcal 29x2.25" G+ TNT tyres.
    Website says they should be ~710g, on the package label it says 690g. Considering all Mezcal weights I've seen the website weight is probably more correct baseline.

    1) 752g (+42g)
    2) 748g (+38g)
    3) 738g (+28g)
    4) 733g (+23g)

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    My 29x2.35 G+ Mezcal that I just got weighed in at 714g.

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    Quote Originally Posted by broeli View Post
    My 29x2.35 G+ Mezcal that I just got weighed in at 714g.
    Just weighed mine 3 days ago at 711, g

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    bontrager XR4 team issue TLR 2.4, 798g

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