MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016 vs
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014

Facebook like buttonTwitter like buttonEmail share button

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 MaxxisMaxxis
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRIkon eXCeption Silkworm
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
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com
Part Number TB96742100TB96753400
TPI 120120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeedException
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 56-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 720 grams560 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi65 psi
Made In TaiwanTaiwan
Available Sizes 29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
29 x 2.20
26 x 2.20
Image
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Image
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 2014
Image
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Maxxis Ikon eXCeption Silkworm 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 eXCeption Silkworm
Measured Weight 759 grams583 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm52 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm51 mm
Measured Height 52 mm53 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm3.8 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.70 mmNot Tested
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mmNot Tested


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 25.9 Watts30.9 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 27.2 Watts31.4 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 29.9 Watts33.5 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 35.1 Watts38.2 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.007760.00926
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008150.00941
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008960.01004
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.010520.01145
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Puncture Resistance Tread 77
Puncture Resistance Side 54


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRIkon eXCeption Silkworm
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 51 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


Get updates on new articles