MTB Tire Comparison:
IRC Mythos XC 2017 vs
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 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
  • IRC Mythos XC
  • Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand IRCMaxxis
Model Mythos XCArdent Race 3C EXO TR
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 TB96742100
EAN
TPI 60120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 54-62256-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 710 grams720 grams
Min Air Pressure 40 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 45 psi60 psi
Made In ChinaTaiwan
Available Sizes 26x1.95
26x2.10
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
29x2.10
29x2.25
29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mythos XCArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Specified Weight 710 grams720 grams
Measured Weight 701 grams759 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm54 mm
Measured Height 51 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.2 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mm0.70 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mm1.50 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Mythos XCArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 23.2 Watts25.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 24.4 Watts27.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 26.6 Watts29.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 30.8 Watts35.1 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.006950.00776
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.007310.00815
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.007970.00896
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009230.01052
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Mythos XCArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points7 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mythos XCArdent Race 3C EXO TR
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • IRC Mythos XC
  • Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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