MTB Tire Comparison:
IRC Mythos XC 2017 vs
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 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
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


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Manufacturer Specifications
Brand IRCSchwalbe
Model Mythos XCHans Dampf TrailStar
Year 20172017
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
Buy At
Manufacturer Part Number 11600298.02
EAN
TPI 6067
Compound TrailStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 54-62260-522
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.35
Specified Weight 710 grams850 grams
Min Air Pressure 40 psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 45 psi50 psi
Made In ChinaIndonesia
Available Sizes 26x1.95
26x2.10
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
29x2.10
29x2.25
29x2.35
27.5x2.35
26x2.35
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mythos XCHans Dampf TrailStar
Specified Weight 710 grams850 grams
Measured Weight 701 grams840 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm56 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm60 mm
Measured Height 51 mm55 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.2 mm3.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm6.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mm0.85 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mm1.90 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Mythos XCHans Dampf TrailStar
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
34.9 Watts
CRR: 0.01046
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
24.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00731
36.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01082
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
38.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01154
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
44.5 Watts
CRR: 0.01334
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 XCHans Dampf TrailStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mythos XCHans Dampf TrailStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
Buy At
  • IRC Mythos XC
  • Schwalbe Hans Dampf TrailStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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