MTB Tire Comparison:
IRC Mythos XC 2017 vs
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012

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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
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 XCNobby Nic Performance
Year 20172012
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewUsed
Mileage 0 km3000 km
Price Range HighMed
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Manufacturer Part Number
EAN
TPI 6067
Compound ORC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 54-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 710 grams600 grams
Min Air Pressure 40 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 45 psi65 psi
Made In ChinaIndonesia
Available Sizes 26x1.95
26x2.10
26x2.25
27.5x2.10
29x2.10
29x2.25
29 x 2.35
29 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.35
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.35
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
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IRC Mythos XC 2017
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Mythos XCNobby Nic Performance
Specified Weight 710 grams600 grams
Measured Weight 701 grams605 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm55 mm
Measured Height 51 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.2 mm3.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm5.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.65 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.20 mmNot Tested
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Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Mythos XCNobby Nic Performance
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
25.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00755
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
30.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00923
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 XCNobby Nic Performance
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points12 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Mythos XCNobby Nic Performance
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
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  • IRC Mythos XC
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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