MTB Tire Comparison:
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015 vs
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016

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Contents

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand KendaMaxxis
Model Small Block EightArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Year 20152016
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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Part Number K1047 212509TB96742100
TPI 120120
Compound DTC3C MaxxSpeed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 54-62256-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.102.20
Specified Weight 580 grams720 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 80 psi60 psi
Made In TaiwanTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.1029x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
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Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
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Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
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Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Small Block EightArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Measured Weight 589 grams759 grams
Measured Width Carcass 50 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 50 mm54 mm
Measured Height 50 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm2.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm4.2 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.50 mm0.70 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.40 mm1.50 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Small Block EightArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 25.5 Watts25.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 27.0 Watts27.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 30.2 Watts29.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 35.6 Watts35.1 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.007640.00776
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008090.00815
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.009050.00896
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.010670.01052
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Small Block EightArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Puncture Resistance Tread 67
Puncture Resistance Side 55


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Small Block EightArdent Race 3C EXO TR
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict Not RecommendedRecommended
Rating 2 / 53 / 5
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