MTB Tire Comparison:
IRC Mythos XC 2017 vs
Michelin Force AM 2017

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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
  • Michelin Force AM
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand IRCMichelin
Model Mythos XCForce AM
Year 20172017
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
TPI 603x60
Compound Gum-X3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 54-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 710 grams760 grams
Min Air Pressure 40 psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 45 psi58 psi
Made In ChinaThailand
Available Sizes 26x1.95
26x2.10
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
29x2.10
29x2.25
26x2.25
27.5x2.25
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.60
29x2.25
29x2.35
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Michelin Force AM 2017
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Michelin Force AM 2017
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Michelin Force AM 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


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Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mythos XCForce AM
Measured Weight 701 grams781 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm58 mm
Measured Height 51 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.2 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mm0.95 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mm2.10 mm
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Mythos XCForce AM
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 23.2 Watts30.8 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 24.4 Watts31.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 26.6 Watts33.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 30.8 Watts37.4 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.006950.00923
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.007310.00950
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.007970.01007
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.009230.01121
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Mythos XCForce AM
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points10 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points7 Points
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Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mythos XCForce AM
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • IRC Mythos XC
  • Michelin Force AM
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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