MTB Tire Comparison:
IRC Mythos XC 2017 vs
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand IRCMaxxis
Model Mythos XCIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Year 20172014
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number TB96740000
EAN
TPI 60120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 54-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.20
Specified Weight 710 grams590 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
29 x 2.35
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Mythos XCIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Specified Weight 710 grams590 grams
Measured Weight 701 grams581 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm51 mm
Measured Height 51 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.2 mm2.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mm0.45 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mm1.70 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 Mythos XCIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
23.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00695
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
25.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00761
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
27.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00827
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
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 Mythos XCIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mythos XCIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
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Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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