MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016 vs
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR
  • Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)
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Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Year 20162016
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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Manufacturer Part Number TB9674210011600805
EAN
TPI 120127
Compound 3C MaxxSpeedOneStar
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 56-62260-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.35
Specified Weight 720 grams440 grams
Min Air Pressure psi23 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi50 psi
Made In Members OnlyMembers Only
Available Sizes 29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
29 x 2.35
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Specified Weight 720 grams440 grams
Measured Weight 759 grams458 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm (un-round)57 mm (un-round)
Measured Width Tread 54 mm57 mm
Measured Height 52 mm (un-round)54 mm (un-round)
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm0.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm0.5 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall Members OnlyMembers Only
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm1.10 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
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Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
Members OnlyMembers Only
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00896
13.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00408
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
35.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01052
15.8 Watts
CRR: 0.00474
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

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 TRBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side Members OnlyMembers Only

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRBig One LiteSkin PaceStar
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedHighly Recommended
Rating 3 / 55 / 5
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  • Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR
  • Schwalbe Big One LiteSkin PaceStar
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Pro Members get 9-point radar charts


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