MTB Tire Comparison:
Kenda Small Block Eight 2015 vs
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019

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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 EightRekon Race EXO TR
Year 20152019
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 212509ETB00046300
TPI 120120
Compound DTCDual Compound
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 54-62257-622
Size Inch 29"28"
Width Inch 2.102.25
Specified Weight 580 grams670 grams
Min Air Pressure 35 psi psi
Max Air Pressure 80 psi60 psi
Made In TaiwanTaiwan
Available Sizes 29 x 2.1029x2.25
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Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019
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Kenda Small Block Eight 2015
Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 2019

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Small Block EightRekon Race EXO TR
Measured Weight 589 grams680 grams
Measured Width Carcass 50 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 50 mm56 mm
Measured Height 50 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.5 mm1.9 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.0 mm3.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.50 mm0.85 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 EightRekon Race EXO TR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 25.5 Watts22.1 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 27.0 Watts23.7 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 30.2 Watts26.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 35.6 Watts31.1 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.007640.00662
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008090.00710
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.009050.00794
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.010670.00932
Spin Up Video No VideoYouTube


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Small Block EightRekon Race EXO TR
Puncture Resistance Tread 66
Puncture Resistance Side 56


Conclusion


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