MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016 vs
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014

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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisMaxxis
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Year 20162014
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number TB96742100TB96740000
EAN
TPI 120120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeed3C MaxxSpeed
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 56-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 720 grams590 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi60 psi
Made In TaiwanTaiwan
Available Sizes 29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
29 x 2.35
29 x 2.20
29 x 2.00
26 x 2.20
26 x 2.00
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Maxxis Ikon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR 2014

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Specified Weight 720 grams590 grams
Measured Weight 759 grams581 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm51 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm2.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.70 mm0.45 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm1.70 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
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
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
24.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00725
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
25.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00761
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00896
27.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00827
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
35.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01052
31.5 Watts
CRR: 0.00944
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 Ardent Race 3C EXO TRIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 PointsNot Tested

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRIkon 3C MaxxSpeed TLR
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Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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