MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016 vs
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 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
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisSpecialized
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRS-Works Fast Trak
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 TB967421000012-4056
EAN
TPI 120120
Compound 3C MaxxSpeed60a
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 56-62255-622
Size Inch 29"29"
Width Inch 2.202.20
Specified Weight 720 grams570 grams
Min Air Pressure psi psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi psi
Made In TaiwanTaiwan
Available Sizes 29x2.35
29x2.20
27.5x2.35
27.5x2.20
26x2.35
26x2.20
29 x 2.30
29 x 2.10
27.5 x 2.30
27.5 x 2.10
26 x 2.30
26 x 2.10
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016
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Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR 2016
Specialized S-Works Fast Trak 2016

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements (Bike Wheel: 622-17C, Pressure: 35 psi / 2.4 bar)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRS-Works Fast Trak
Specified Weight 720 grams570 grams
Measured Weight 759 grams588 grams
Measured Width Carcass 52 mm53 mm
Measured Width Tread 54 mm54 mm
Measured Height 52 mm52 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.9 mm2.5 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 4.2 mm3.1 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.70 mm0.50 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 1.50 mm1.70 mm

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results (Speed: 29 kmh / 18 mph, Load: 42.5 kg)
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRS-Works Fast Trak
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
Spin Up Video YouTubeYouTube
Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
25.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00776
22.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00686
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
27.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00815
23.4 Watts
CRR: 0.00701
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
29.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00896
24.9 Watts
CRR: 0.00746
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
35.1 Watts
CRR: 0.01052
28.0 Watts
CRR: 0.00839
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 TRS-Works Fast Trak
Puncture Resistance Tread 7 Points6 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points5 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Ardent Race 3C EXO TRS-Works Fast Trak
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Verdict RecommendedRecommended
Rating 3 / 53 / 5
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  • Maxxis Ardent Race 3C EXO TR
  • Specialized S-Works Fast Trak
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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