MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016 vs
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012

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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 MaxxisSchwalbe
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRNobby Nic Performance
Year 20162012
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewUsed
Mileage 0 km3000 km
Price Range HighMed
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Part Number TB96742100N/A
TPI 12067
Compound 3C MaxxSpeedORC
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 56-62257-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.25
Specified Weight 720 grams600 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi65 psi
Made In TaiwanIndonesia
Available Sizes 29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
29 x 2.35
29 x 2.25
27.5 x 2.35
27.5 x 2.25
26 x 2.35
26 x 2.25
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance 2012

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRNobby Nic Performance
Measured Weight 759 grams605 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm54 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm55 mm
Measured Height 52 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm3.2 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm5.0 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 TRNobby Nic Performance
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Rolling Resistance 55 psi 25.9 Watts24.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 45 psi 27.2 Watts25.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 35 psi 29.9 Watts27.2 Watts
Rolling Resistance 25 psi 35.1 Watts30.8 Watts
CRR 55 psi / 3.8 Bar 0.007760.00725
CRR 45 psi / 3.1 Bar 0.008150.00755
CRR 35 psi / 2.4 Bar 0.008960.00815
CRR 25 psi / 1.7 Bar 0.010520.00923
Spin Up Video YouTubeNo Video


Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRNobby Nic Performance
Puncture Resistance Tread 712
Puncture Resistance Side 5Not Tested


Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRNobby Nic Performance
Full Review Full ReviewFull Review
Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 54 / 5
Pricing Amazon.comAmazon.com


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