MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016 vs
Michelin Force XC 2017

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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 MaxxisMichelin
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRForce XC
Year 20162017
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 TB96742100
TPI 1203x110
Compound 3C MaxxSpeedGum-X3D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 56-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 720 grams670 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi58 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Michelin Force XC 2017
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Michelin Force XC 2017

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRForce XC
Measured Weight 759 grams660 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm55 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm58 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm2.3 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm5.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.70 mm0.90 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm2.20 mm


Rolling Resistance Test Results


Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRForce XC
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 25.9 Watts29.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 27.2 Watts30.6 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 29.9 Watts32.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 35.1 Watts35.3 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.007760.00887
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008150.00917
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008960.00965
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.010520.01058
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Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRForce XC
Puncture Resistance Tread 710
Puncture Resistance Side 56


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRForce XC
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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