Product Comparison: Schwalbe Rocket Ron vs Schwalbe Nobby Nic

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General Specifications
About the Product
The cross-country rocket combines speed and corner control at the highest possible level. An excellent all-rounder for racetracks.
The all-rounder that works in every situation, no matter the weather, no matter the terrain. Widest possible range of use: for tour and all-mountain, for difficult cross-country tracks as well as technically challenging enduro trails.
Rocket Ron
Nobby Nic
Key Specs
Wheel Size
29 in.
29 in.
Tyre width
2.25 in.
2.35 in.
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL 29in
  • These are the most balanced tyres for the type of mountain bike riding I do and provide a very comfortable overall ride.
  • Its a great tire, great rolling resistance, soft and with a good grip.
  • Riding it 2 seasons and its holds good on dry, wet and snow condition.
  • Very good tyre but you have to be cautious with rocks.
  • Works great when it gets a little more slippery and wet out on the trail. They also rolls very well.
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Tubeless Tires
  • Excellent traction and noticeably sticky when cornering or navigating loose rocky/technical terrain.
  • Exactly the tire I was needing. Riding gravel and dirt trails.
  • While they weigh more, the traction is much better. Also, with the little more width, they have better floatation.
  • Great fast rolling tyre that's good in a variety of conditions.
  • I ride mainly trial centres and it seems to suit that well. The sidewalls are thin and the tyre is light weight.
Size & Weight
10 in.
10 in.
1.15 lbs.
1.69 lbs.
5.8 in.
5.8 in.
4.2 in.
4.2 in.
Type Of Protector
Widely-spaced tall knob pattern
PaceStar Triple Compound
Addix Speed compound
Folding Bead
Evo-Carcass, PaceStar Triple Compound, Tubeless Ready
Tubeless Ready
What customers say about "Features"
Schwalbe Rocket Ron TL 29in
  • Their strength is a factor in that I have only had two punctures in 6000km of riding, and have not needed to change the tyres as a result of such punctures.
  • A very light tire that is easy to set up tubless.
  • Lightweight and durable in woodsy areas.
  • its a very good tire, too thin tire so you should use double charge when maken it tubeless. i'll recommend it
  • Light, reliable tires. Excellent for all days use at Córdoba Province,Argentina.
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Tubeless Tires
  • They have performed exceptionally in 4+ inches of snow, mixed hard packed snow and ice, gooey varieties of sand/mud/snow/ice mix and I am very happy with the Nobby Nics for this type of use.
  • Got dumped on yesterday...6-10 inches of snow. Got out early and these tires cruised thru 5 inches with no problem.
  • A really good tire for fall and winter when the Racing Ralphs won't give you the grip you need through heavy leaves or soft trails conditions.
  • Great tire. The best out there for sidewall protection on no tubes.
  • With the rocky terrain I ride on, the Nobby Nick's are more durable ... never having a flat.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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