MTB Tire Comparison:
IRC Mythos XC 2017 vs
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019

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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 Rekon Race EXO TR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand IRCMaxxis
Model Mythos XCRekon Race EXO TR
Year 20172019
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 ETB00046300
EAN 4717784033389
TPI 60120
Compound Dual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 54-62257-622
Size Inch 29"28"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 710 grams670 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
29x2.25
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Mythos XCRekon Race EXO TR
Specified Weight 710 grams670 grams
Measured Weight 701 grams680 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm56 mm
Measured Height 51 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.2 mm1.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mm1.50 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 XCRekon Race EXO TR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
23.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00695
22.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00662
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
23.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00710
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
26.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00794
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
31.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00932
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 XCRekon Race EXO TR
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points6 Points

Conclusion


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


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